On this day…13 December

On 13 December 1913 Joyce bought a book of Ibsen plays from FH Schimpff. The book contained William Archer’s translations of A Doll’s House and Ghosts, and was volume vii of the Collected Works of Henrik Ibsen, published by Heinemann in 1912. Joyce bought this and numerous other books from the bookseller FH Schimpff in […]

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 […]