On this day…13 October

On 13 October 1922 Joyce was in Marseille en route to Nice where he began Finnegans Wake.   Around this time, Joyce was suffering recurrent problems with his eyes but nonetheless was trying to identify misprints in the first edition of Ulysses. Partly to help his eyesight, he travelled to Nice where he remained until […]

On this day…23 October

On 23 October 1922 Joyce wrote to his Aunt Josephine in Dublin. It seems that Joyce had received a letter from Aunt Josephine a couple of weeks before in which she complained about him and his family. Joyce’s reply answered her complaints and explained what had been going on over the last few months. It […]