On this day…11 September

On 11 September 1912 Falconer destroyed Dubliners and Joyce left Dublin for the last time. Still determined to get his hands on the printed sheets of Dubliners and to publish the book himself, Joyce met with George Roberts from Maunsel and Company, and Dixon, his solicitor, on Tuesday 10 September. Joyce could not pursue the […]

On this day…5 September

On 5 September 1912 Joyce made plans to publish Dubliners himself. In the on-going saga with Maunsel and Company over the publication of Dubliners, Joyce decided to set up his own publishing company and bring out the book himself using the sheets that had already been printed. At the time, the law was such that […]

On this day…9 July

On 9 July 1912 Nora Barnacle went to Maunsel & Company’s offices. Having arrived in Dublin the day before, Nora visited the offices of Maunsel & Company on Tuesday 9 July 1912 accompanied by John and Charles Joyce. Joyce had asked her to see if she could find out what was holding up publication of […]

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 […]