Oh frab­ju­ous day! What is a life with­out “Ulysses”? What is a home with­out Plumtree’s Pot­ted Meat? Here’s himself—“James Augus­tine Aloy­sius Joyce”:—reading from Finnegan’s Wake. To cel­e­brate the cen­te­nary, some old news: a fac­sim­i­le of the Dublin Evening Tele­graph (the ‘last pink’ edi­tion) for 16 June, 1904 which you might find a use­ful sub­sti­tute for “Tit­bits”: if you could find a press that would han­dle the sheet size (click for download).

Front page of Evening Telegraph: click to download, pdf file about 450k

bq. “Qui­et­ly he read, restrain­ing him­self, the first col­umn and, yield­ing but resist­ing, began the sec­ond. Mid­way, his last resis­tance yield­ing …” UP::“Where is”: “Jorn Barger”: “now”: that we need him?

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