On this day…12 November

On 12 November 1913 Joyce made some notes for Exiles. While working on his play Exiles late in 1913 Joyce made extensive notes with ideas for the play. Two of these notes are dated: one 12 November, the other 13 November 1913. It seems that by the time Joyce made these notes he had already […]


Joyce, heavily influenced by the dramatic writing of Henrik Ibsen, wrote his own theatrical work, Exiles in 1914 after the completion of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and just before beginning Ulysses. The play is set in the Dublin of 1912 and the plot revolves round the character of Richard Rowan and his intellectual dilemmas as […]