The following are letters written by and to James Joyce while he was working on Dubliners. Most concern the issue of censorship, which kept the book from being published for eight years.

All letters (tediously) transcribed by Uberfetus. Unless noted, they are written by Joyce himself.

In chronological order:


For those interested, here's the copyright, which I have most likely violated.

Joyce's letters from Letters of James Joyce, Volume I, edited by Stuart Gilbert. Copyright © 1957, 1966 by The Viking Press, Inc. From Letters of James Joyce, Volumes II and III, edited by Richard Ellmann. Copyright © 1966 by F. Lionel Monro, as Administrator of the Estate of James Joyce.

Richards' letters in possession of Martin Secker and Cornell University Library.

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