On this day…15 October

On 15 October 1905 Joyce wrote to Grant Richards offering him Dubliners.   By the time Joyce offered Dubliners to Grant Richards, he still hadn’t written the last of the twelve stories he’d planned. In what turned out to be something of an epic publishing saga, Richards first agreed to publish Dubliners in February 1906, […]

On this day…30 September

On 30 September 1906 Joyce wrote to his brother about a story concerning Mr Hunter. Most of the postcard that Joyce wrote to Stanislaus on 30 September 1906 was taken up with Joyce’s plans for dealing with Grant Richards who had just decided not to go ahead with publishing Dubliners. In a PS Joyce mentioned […]

Online Resources

Below is a list of articles and website resources that pertain to Joyce’s life and work. They are listed alphabetically under the name of the author/website. Doyle, John “A Would-be Dirty Mind”: D.H. Lawrence as an Enemy to Joyce Duszenko, Andrzej The Joyce of Science: Quantum Physics and Relativity Theory in Finnegans Wake Fin Wake – an […]

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…10 September

On 10 September 1904 ‘Eveline’ was published in the Irish Homestead. ‘Eveline’ was the second story written by Joyce in the summer of 1904, and was published for the first time in the Irish Homestead on 10 September 1904. The story was revised before publication as part of Dubliners in 1914. Earlier in 1904 George […]