On this day…22 April

On 22 April 1932 Hermann Broch lectured on Joyce in Vienna. Broch’s lecture, ‘James Joyce und die Gegenwart’ (‘James Joyce and the Present Age’) was the first major essay on Joyce’s Ulysses in German by an author whose own work was influenced by Joyce’s techniques. When Broch was imprisoned in 1938, Joyce was among those […]

On this day…20 April

On 20 April 1904 Stanislaus Joyce recorded in his diary that Joyce was living at Shelbourne Road. Joyce moved into lodgings at 60 Shelbourne Road in April 1904, and remained there until the end of August. During that summer, Joyce taught at Clifton School, Dalkey; he met his future wife, Nora Barnacle; he won third […]