On this day…29 September

On 29 September 1920 Joyce wrote to Frank Budgen about the ‘Circe’ episode. Joyce had been working on the ‘Circe’ episode of Ulysses at the same time as he was preparing to leave Trieste for Paris in the summer of 1920. Having relied on Frank Budgen as a sounding-board while he was in Zurich, Joyce […]

On this day…9 May

On 9 May 1927 Stuart Gilbert contacted Joyce for the first time. This letter of 9 May 1927 was Joyce’s first contact with Stuart Gilbert who was to become an important friend and promoter of Joyce’s work. He played an important role in correcting the text of Ulysses and in producing the French translation of […]