“Still in a way, not to flatter you, we fancy you that you are so strikingly brainy and well letterhead in yourshelves…” (FW 425)


Many digital and print resources exist to guide and augment one’s reading of Joyce’s works. Below are a number of the resources that made Dubliners Bookshelf possible and places for readers to continue their explorations of Joyce and the print culture of his time.

Online Resources

Digital Dubliners
The Modernist Journals Product
Boston College Libraries

Selected Bibliography

The following abbreviations are used throughout Dubliners Bookshelf. Additionally, a bibliography of cited and selected works appears below.

James Joyce, Dubliners, eds. Robert Scholes and A. Walton Litz (New York: Penguin, 1996).
—-, Finnegans Wake (New York: Viking Press, 1939).
Richard Ellmann. James Joyce, revised edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 1982).
Michael Patrick Gillespie, James Joyce’s Trieste Library: A Catalogue of Materials at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center The University of Texas at Austin, (Austin, TX: Harry Ransom Center, 1986).
Letters 1,2,3
Letters of James Joyce, vol. i, ed. Stuart Gilbert (London: Faber; New York: Viking, 1957; reissued with corrections, 1966); vols. ii and iii, ed. Richard Ellmann (London: Faber; New York: Viking, 1966).
Occasional, Critical, and Political Writing, ed. Kevin Barry (World’s Classics; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, ed. Jeri Johnson (World’s Classics; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000)
Stephen Hero, ed. Theodore Spencer, rev. John J. Slocum and Herbert Cahoon (Norfolk, CN: New Directions, 1963).
Ulysses, ed. Hans Walter Gabler with Wolfhard Steppe and Claus Melchior (New York and London: Garland, 1984; New York: Random House; London: Bodley Head; Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1986). References are to episode and line numbers, which are the same in all these editions, e.g. U 10.124.
  • James S. Atherton, The Books at the Wake: A Study of Literary Allusions in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake (New York: Viking Press, 1960).
  • Scarlett Baron, "Joyce, Genealogy, Intertextuality" Dublin James Joyce Journal 4 (2011): 51-71.
  • Joseph Collins, “James Joyce's Amazing Chronicle,” The New York Times (28 May 1922): 40.
  • Mary Colum and Padraic Colum, Our Friend James Joyce (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1958).
  • Padraic Colum, The Road Round Ireland (New York: Macmillan, 1926).
  • Thomas Common, Nietzsche as Critic, Philosopher, Poet and Prophet; Choice Selections from his Works (London: Grant Richards, 1901).
  • Complete Catalogue of the Tauchnitz Edition of British and American Authors, Series for the Youn, Collection of German Authors, Students’ Series, Dictionaries, Etc. (Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1905).
  • Henry Curwen, A History of Booksellers, The Old and the New (London: Chatto and Windus, 1873).
  • Robert Darnton, Jefferson’s Taper: A National Digital Library, New York Review of Books (24 November 2011), http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2011/nov/24/jeffersons-taper- national-digital-library/.
  • John Eglinton, “A Way of Understanding Nietzsche,” Dana 1.6 (1904): 182-88.
  • Richard Ellmann, James Joyce (New York: Oxford University Press, 1982).
  • Philip W. Errington, John Masefield, the 'Great Auk' of English Literature: A Bibliography (London: British Library, 2004).
  • William F. Gekle, Arthur Machen: Weaver of Fantasy (Millbrook, NY: Round Table Press, 1949).
  • Don Gifford, Joyce Annotated: Notes for Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 2nd ed. Revised and Enlarged (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1982).
  • Michael Patrick Gillespie, James Joyce’s Trieste Library: A Catalogue of Materials at the Harry Ransom Center The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX: Harry Ransom Center, 1986).
  • Adrian Goldstone and Wesley Sweetser, A Bibliography of Arthur Machen (New York: Haskell House Publishers, 1973).
  • Cheryl Herr, Joyce’s Anatomy of Culture (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1986).
  • Claire Hutton, “Chapters of Moral History: Failing to Publish Dubliners,” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 97.4 (December 2003): 495-519.
  • —-, “Introduction,” The Oxford History of the Irish Book: The Irish Book in English: 1891-2000, Ed. Clare Hutton and Patrick Walsh (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011): 1-16.
  • Arthur Lee Humphreys, The Private Library (London: Hatchards, 1897).
  • “An Irish Catechism,” The Month: A Catholic Magazine and Review 66.262 (April 1886): 582. James Joyce, Dubliners, eds. Robert Scholes and A. Walton Litz (New York: Penguin, 1996)
  • —-, James Joyce’s Dubliners: An Illustrated Edition with Annotations, Eds. John Wyse Jackson and Bernard McGinley (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1993).
  • Stanislaus Joyce, My Brother’s Keeper: James Joyce’s Early Years, Ed. Richard Ellmann (New York: Viking Press, 1958).
  • R. B. Kershner, The Culture of Joyce’s Ulysses (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).
  • —-. Joyce, Bakhtin, and Popular Literature: Chronicles of Disorder (Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1989).
  • Vicki Mahaffey, ed, Collaborative Dubliners: Joyce in Dialogue (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2012).
  • E.B. Marshall, “Gerhart Hauptmann,” The Bookman 35.6 (August 1894): 143-45
  • David McKitterick, “Introduction,” The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain Vol. 6: 1830-1914 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009): 1-74.
  • “Memoires de Vidocq, Chef de la Police de Surete, Jusqu’ en 1827; aujourdhui proprietaire et fabricant de Papiers á Saint Mandé,” The Westminster Review 11 (July 1829): 162-80.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche, On the Genealogy of Morals; Ecce Homo, trans. Walter Kaufmann and R. J. Hollingdale (New York: Random House, 1969).
  • “Notes,” Literature 16 (February 5, 1898): 158.
  • “Notices of Books,” The Dublin Review 86 (January 1880): 269-90.
  • “Notices of Books,” The Irish Ecclesiastical Record (January 1896): 89-96.
  • “Novelists Who May be Read in A.D. 2029,” Manchester Guardian (3 April 1929): 16.
  • Cóilín Owens, James Joyce's Painful Case (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2008).
  • Jill Perkins, Joyce and Hauptmann: Before Sunrise: James Joyce’s Translation (San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1978).
  • Grant Richards, Author Hunting, by an Old Literary Sportsman; Memories of Years Spent Mainly in Publishing, 1897-1925 (London, H. Hamilton, 1934).
  • —-, Memories of a Misspent Youth, 1872-1896 (London: W. Heinemann, 1932).
  • Aidan Reynolds and William Charlton, Arthur Machen: A Short Account of His Life and Work (London: Richards Press, 1963).
  • William H. Schaberg, The Nietzsche Canon: A Publication History and Bibliography (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995).
  • Robert Scholes, "Grant Richards to James Joyce," Studies in Bibliography 16 (1963):139-160.
  • William B. Todd and Ann Bowden, Tauchnitz International Editions in English 1841-1955: A Bibliographical History (New York: Bibliographical Society of America, 1988).
  • Dirk Van Hulle, "Valéry's Serpent and the Wake's Genesis: Toward a Digital Library of James Joyce," James Joyce Quarterly 47.3 (2010): 427-443.
  • Patrick Walsh, “The Political Economy of Irish School Books,” The Oxford History of the Irish Book: The Irish Book in English: 1891-2000, Eds. Clare Hutton and Patrick Walsh (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011): 390-412.
  • David Weir, “Gnomon is an Island: Euclid and Bruno in Joyce’s Narrative Practice,” James Joyce Quarterly 28.2 (1991): 343-60.
  • Greg Winston, “‘Cochise the Apache Chief,’ by Paul Herring,” JJQ 46.1 (2009): 239-254.

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A special thanks to Boston College Provost and Dean of Faculties David Quigley and Boston College University Librarian Tom Wall for their support of Dubliners Bookshelf and commitment to furthering scholarship in the digital humanities. Without Joe Nugent’s advice, enthusiasm, and administrative acumen Dubliners Bookshelf would not have been possible. Thank you to the Boston College Libraries staff, especially Betsy Post, Este Pope, Jane Morris, Lindsay Whitacre, Ben Florin, and Christian Dupont. Thanks to Sean Latham and Orla Murphy for their guidance through the world of digital scholarship. My gratitude goes out to the staff of Boston College Ireland, Mike Cronin, Thea Gillian, and Claire McGowan for their help and hospitality during the research process. Thank you to my colleagues and friends who have assisted in the project through their careful critique, generous discussion, and continuing support, especially Kelly Sullivan, Marjorie Howes, and Jim Smith. Thanks to Alison Cotti-Lowell for her advice and careful editing. Finally, thank you to the staff of Friday Digital Agency for their creative insights and patience with the project.

About the Editor

Andrew A. Kuhn specializes in the literature and print culture of British and Irish Modernism. His current project is entitled Networking the Literary Institutions of Modernism: Technologies of Writing in Yeats, Joyce, Gissing, and Woolf.

For more detailed information on the author, his website can be found at andrewakuhn.com.