On this day…5 June

On 5 June 1917 Joyce updates Ezra Pound on Ulysses. Ezra Pound had been doing a great deal over the previous year and a half to bring Joyce’s work to readers’ attention. With both Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man finally in print, Joyce was now free to concentrate on […]

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 […]