On this day…1 September

On 1 September 1876 Harriet Shaw Weaver was born. Weaver grew up in a conservative Anglican family, educated by a governess until she was eighteen. Her parents would not allow her to go to university, but she later took courses at the London School of Sociology and Social Economics, and at the London School of […]

On this day…12 December

On 12 December 1936 Harriet Weaver left Paris after seeing Joyce for the last time. Relations between Joyce and his patron Harriet Weaver had been strained for some time, and it was hoped that this meeting in Paris would help iron out some of the problems. After a fortnight in Paris, Weaver returned to England […]