On this day…7 April

On 7 April 1903 Joyce’s article ‘The Motor Derby’ was published in the Irish Times. Joyce’s article ‘The Motor Derby: Interview with the French Champion’ was based on an interview Joyce conducted with Henri Fournier in Paris, around 5 April 1903. At the time Fournier was expected to take part in the Gordon Bennett Cup […]

On this day…4 October

On 4 October 1904 Joyce offered ‘After the Race’ to the Irish Homestead. ‘After the Race’ was the third story Joyce offered to the Irish Homestead, and was the final story of his published by the Homestead. Joyce later revised the story, but claimed that it was one of the worst stories in Dubliners. ‘After […]