On this day…28 December

On 28 December 1904 Joyce wrote to his brother Stanislaus from Pola. At the end of 1904, three months into his exile with Nora Barnacle, Joyce wrote an end-of-year letter to his brother Stanislaus to bring him up-to-date with the latest developments in Pola where Joyce and Nora were living at the time. Joyce wrote […]

On this day…6 November

On 6 November 1906 Joyce wrote to his brother Stanislaus from Rome. While living in Rome in 1906 and 1907, Joyce wrote frequently to his brother Stanislaus back in Trieste. The letters updated Stanislaus on Joyce’s reading and writing, on his personal and family affairs, and on topics of the day. The letter to Stanislaus […]

On this day…4 October

On 4 October 1904 Joyce offered ‘After the Race’ to the Irish Homestead. ‘After the Race’ was the third story Joyce offered to the Irish Homestead, and was the final story of his published by the Homestead. Joyce later revised the story, but claimed that it was one of the worst stories in Dubliners. ‘After […]