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TMacG) Makes a severe judgment on his very early poems, saying that they have only improved since Whoroscope. Has been reading, or more probably reading about, Plato, Aristotle and the Gnostics in the British Museum, perhaps in Archibald Alexander’s A Short History of Philosophy. Has also been reading Darwin’s Origin of Species, Thackeray’s Vanity Fair and Aldous Huxley’s Point Counterpoint; and has purchased a copy of Melville’s Moby-Dick. 17 Visits the Hogarth Press, and the New Statesman.
JJ out of Paris (on holiday in Torquay with Stuart Gilbert, helping him with his book on Ulysses). Censorship Act passed in Irish Free State; the squib Che Sciagura (cf 14/11/29 below) was written in response to it, presumably on return from Kassel. Harry Crosby’s Black Sun Press publication of Joyce’s Tales Told of Shem and Shaun. Stuart Gilbert diary entry recording the rejection of his Ulysses book by Jonathan Cape, and the fact that he has sent it to Faber and Faber, who published it in summer 1930.
25 Birth of John Calder, later to become SB’s English publisher, in Montreal. March Purchases Selected Essays of Thomas De Quincey. ) TCD Board recommend SB as exchange lecteur with the Ecole Normale Supérieure. ) Trinity Term Senior Sophister Examinations begin. First publication in transition of ‘Opening Pages of a Work in Progress’ Goes to Italy for the first time; this is the date SB gives in the fifth of his German diaries. Goes to Florence, where he meets and sees regularly Vera Esposito, the sister of SB’s Italian teacher.