On this day…14 September

On 14 September 1912 Joyce started writing ‘Gas from a Burner.’ Joyce started writing the poem in the railway station waiting room in Flushing (Vlissingen) in the Netherlands on his way from Dublin to Trieste, and he completed it between there and Salzburg. He had it printed in Trieste and sent copies to Dublin for […]

On this day…11 September

On 11 September 1912 Falconer destroyed Dubliners and Joyce left Dublin for the last time. Still determined to get his hands on the printed sheets of Dubliners and to publish the book himself, Joyce met with George Roberts from Maunsel and Company, and Dixon, his solicitor, on Tuesday 10 September. Joyce could not pursue the […]

On this day…5 September

On 5 September 1912 Joyce made plans to publish Dubliners himself. In the on-going saga with Maunsel and Company over the publication of Dubliners, Joyce decided to set up his own publishing company and bring out the book himself using the sheets that had already been printed. At the time, the law was such that […]