On this day…1 December

On 1 December 1932 the Odyssey Press edition of Ulysses was published. The Odyssey Press edition was the first to appear after Sylvia Beach gave up her exclusive right to publish Ulysses. It contained many corrections and by its fourth edition in April 1939 it was considered the most correct text of Ulysses even though […]

On this day…21 November

On 21 November 1931 Joyce wrote about Lucia’s lettrines. In a letter to Harriet Weaver Joyce wrote about designs for initial capital letters that Lucia had made, and which Joyce hoped would be published. They were later used in publications of Joyce’s works and in an illustrated edition of a poem by Chaucer. The project […]