13.4.12

James Joyce Manuscripts Online

The National Library of Ireland to make Joyce manuscripts available on the internet

Terence Killeen of The Irish Times reports on The National Library of Ireland's decision to publish a number of Joyce manuscripts online:
The National Library of Ireland has brought forward plans to publish a major collection of James Joyce manuscripts free on the web after a Joycean scholar published the material in editions priced at up to €250.

It is the first such Joyce collection to be opened to the public in this way.

The library’s move comes in response to the publication by scholar Danis Rose of all the manuscripts, in editions priced between €75 and €250. Mr Rose has also claimed he is now the copyright holder in the EU of these manuscripts. [Read More]
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