On this day…17 April

On 17 April 1906 printers refused to print ‘Two Gallants.’ Joyce had sent the story ‘Two Gallants’ to Grant Richards on 22 February 1906, and Richards had sent it on to his printer. But after setting part of the story, someone at the print-works wrote “We cannot print this – April 17th 1906” on the […]

On this day…19 February

On 19 February 1933 Amalia Risolo requested permission to translate stories from Dubliners. Even before February 1933, Amalia Risolo (nee Popper) had been publishing translations of stories from Dubliners. Her translation of ‘A Little Cloud’ (under the title ‘Una Nuvoletta’) appeared on 10 October 1929 in Il Piccolo della Sera, the newspaper formerly edited by […]