On this day…27 December

On 27 December 1928 a New York court prohibited Roth from using Joyce’s name. Joyce’s American lawyers had been pursuing their case against Samuel Roth for pirating Ulysses in the United States, and finally succeeded in obtaining an injunction banning Roth from using Joyce’s name. Despite the ‘International Protest against the Unauthorised and Mutilated Edition […]

On this day…5 November

On 5 November 1925 Joyce expressed his concerns about Samuel Roth. Joyce expressed his concerns in a letter to Harriet Weaver on 5 November 1925, but the issue went back further than that. Samuel Roth, better known as a publisher of erotica, had begun to publish extracts from Joyce’s Work in Progress but without Joyce’s […]