On this day…21 September

On 21 September 1920 Joyce sent a schema of Ulysses to Carlo Linati. The schema was a plan of the basic structure of Joyce’s Ulysses episode by episode, and Linati seems to have been the first person to whom Joyce revealed it. Later Joyce circulated similar material to Valery Larbaud and Stuart Gilbert. Linati was […]

On this day…7 December

On 7 December 1921 Valery Larbaud gave a séance on Ulysses. Larbaud was one of the first and the most enthusiastic of the writers who supported Joyce’s Ulysses. His séance on 7 December 1921 was intended to introduce Joyce’s work to a French audience ahead of the publication of Ulysses in 1922. Larbaud was a […]