On this day…11 October

On 11 October 1904 Joyce and Nora Barnacle arrived in Zurich.   Joyce and Nora Barnacle had eloped from Dublin together on 8 October and travelled to Zurich where Joyce expected to fill a vacancy at the Berlitz School. On 9 October they arrived in London and Joyce left Nora waiting in a park while […]

On this day…30 December

On 30 December 1921 Joyce wrote to Alessandro Francini Bruni. Francini Bruni was planning to give a lecture on Joyce in Trieste in February 1922 and had written to Joyce asking for specific bits of information that he wanted. Joyce later considered Francini Bruni’s lecture as an act of betrayal. Alessandro Francini Bruni had been […]