Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Green beer isn’t the only way to celebrate the holiday. 

– just ask Ad Astra’s Kaitlin Brennan. Tuesday she spoke with Elspeth Healey, special collections librarian at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, about the library’s archive of over 900 items from famed Irish author James Joyce.

 

from kaitlin brennan
originally aired on ad astra radio thursday march 15th, 2012

America's first copy of Ulysses didn't have that mark. Hmm...

Ulysses first addition had this giant mark/punctuation at the end of the chapter.

First edition copy of Ulysses at Spencer

James Joyce's autograph (I got to touch it!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information, check out the Kenneth Spencer Research Library.

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