On this day…3 March

On 3 March 1907 Stanislaus Joyce received the proofs of Chamber Music from Joyce. Joyce was living in Rome in 1907 when the publisher, Elkin Mathews, sent him the proofs for Chamber Music. He made corrections and changes to one set and returned them to Mathews, asking him to send on corrected proofs as soon […]

On this day…2 March

On 2 March 1914 Des Imagistes was published. Des Imagistes was primarily an anthology of poetry by Ezra Pound, Hilda Doolittle (HD), and Richard Aldington, who together contributed twenty-three of the thirty-five poems. The anthology also included poems by FS Flint, TE Hulme and Amy Lowell, and one poem by James Joyce: ‘I hear an […]

On this day…1 March

On 1 March 1914 Joyce started writing Ulysses. At the end of 1921 Joyce wrote to Harriet Weaver about a coincidence of birthdays connected with Ulysses. He claimed that he had finished writing the book on 30 October, Ezra Pound’s birthday, and that he had started writing it on 1 March, Frank Budgen’s birthday. If […]