Bloom's Blog 2022 -1 ~ Deadlines for the publication of Ulysses

Joyce had expected to have Ulysses finished by about May 1921. But things didn’t work out that way. He still had the last two episodes – Ithaca and Penelope – to write. But time was running out. He was determined that Ulysses would be published on his 40th birthday – February 2nd 1922. By mid August the Penelope episode (Molly Bloom’s famous monologue) was fully planned.

Posted: January 17th, 2022