On this day…19 December

On 19 December 1917 Pound wrote to Joyce praising ‘Telemachus.’ Pound, who had already been responsible for getting A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man into print, was impressed by the first episode of Joyce’s new novel, Ulysses. For the next three years, Pound was editor, critic, and even censor of Ulysses. Shortly […]

On this day…13 December

On 13 December 1913 Joyce bought a book of Ibsen plays from FH Schimpff. The book contained William Archer’s translations of A Doll’s House and Ghosts, and was volume vii of the Collected Works of Henrik Ibsen, published by Heinemann in 1912. Joyce bought this and numerous other books from the bookseller FH Schimpff in […]