On this day…1 April

On 1 April 1915 Joyce agreed to have JB Pinker act as his agent. James B Pinker had established himself in a short time as a very successful literary agent in England. Among his clients were Arnold Bennett, DH Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry, Somerville and Ross, Dorothy Richardson, Rebecca West and, after April […]

On this day…31 March

On 31 March 1916 Joyce agreed to Pound’s proposals to get around printers’ objections to A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. The publication of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man in serial form in the Egoist magazine had been completed in September 1915. But all plans to publish it […]

On this day…18 March

On 18 March 1926 Joyce wrote to Harriet Weaver about Samuel Roth publishing Work in Progress. At the time, Joyce was revising the first three of what was to be four watches of Shaun with the prospect of having them published in Samuel Roth’s Two Worlds quarterly magazine. However, in his letter to Harriet Weaver […]