On this day…5 December

On 5 December 1903 Joyce met Thomas Kelly about his plan for a newspaper. The newspaper was a joint project of Joyce and Francis Skeffington, and Joyce met with the wealthy American Thomas Kelly in the hope of getting him to give financial backing to the project. In the end, the project came to nothing. […]

On this day…21 October

On 21 October 1901 Two Essays was published. The two essays were by Joyce and Francis Skeffington and had been rejected by the University magazine St Stephen’s. Joyce and Skeffington then published the essays in a booklet at their own expense. Joyce wrote his essay, ‘The Day of the Rabblement,’ in response to what he […]