Discovering James Joyce at the UB Anderson Gallery

Mike Basinski takes you around all 18 sections of the exhibition with a detailed narrative of the life and work of James Joyce, including family portraits and photographs, Joyce's personal library, and the conception, evolution, and production of Ulysses and Finnegans Wake in dozens of displayed manuscripts, notebooks, and other priceless Joycian treasures.

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Mike Basinski takes you around all 18 sections of the exhibition with a detailed narrative of the life and work of James Joyce, including family portraits and photographs, Joyce's personal library, and the conception, evolution, and production of Ulysses and Finnegans Wake in dozens of displayed manuscripts, notebooks, and other priceless Joycian treasures.
Language
🇬🇧 English
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2009-08-06 13:37
last episode published
2009-08-05 22:00
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Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry Collection at the University at Buffalo author  
The UB Art Galleries and the Poetry Collection at UB owner  
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Number of Episodes
18
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
5.08.2009

18 - transition Placards

These transition placards, along with the more than ten-thousand other pages of Joyce manuscripts in the Poetry Collection, makes UB's Joyce Collection the largest and most prestigious in the world.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

17 - Serialization and Later Works

Sections of Finnegans Wake appeared as separate monographs throughout the Wake's composition.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

16 - Finnegans Wake Notebooks

For the Joyce scholar, the Buffalo collection is priceless. For the Finnegans Wake scholar, it is indispensable.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

15 - Finnegans Wake Corrections

Upon reviewing the novel, Joyce discovered a large number of changes he wished to incorporate.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

14 - Finnegans Wake Miscellany

Facets of Finnegans Wake were published at different times, and portions of the novel were serialized.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

13 - French Translations of Ulysses

Ulysses was translated into French by Sylvia Beach's partner, Adrienne Monnier, who, like Beach, operated a bookstore.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

12 - Later Printings of Ulysses

The more than fifty editions of Ulysses have made significant changes to the novel throughout the years.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

11 - Pomes Penyeach

Joyce and his publisher, Sylvia Beach, published a small chap-book called "Pomes Penyeach," in an effort to raise money from Joyce's earlier works
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

10 - The Reception of Ulysses

The publication of Ulysses began what is known as the "Joyce Industry," the publication of books of criticism about Ulysses.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

9 - The Production - Publication of Ulysses

The story of the production and publication of Ulysses is told through correspondence and other documentation.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

8 - The Evolution of Circe

The Poetry Collection is rich with manuscripts that document the evolution of the Circe section of Ulysses.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

7 - Ulysses Drafts

Ulysses is a novel of ascension. It constantly grew.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

6 - The Transition to Ulysses

Manuscripts mark the conception and birth of Ulysses, which began as an idea for a short story to be included in "Dubliners."
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

5 - Early Works

Some of Joyce's early works, including the broadside "Gas From a Burner."
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

4 - First Editions

Valuable first editions of Ulysses, and a map of Dublin.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

3 - Joyce's Private Library

Joyce's personal library, rescued from his apartment after he left Paris at the outbreak of World War Two.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

2 - Joyce Family Photographs

Joyce's childhood and family life displayed in a series of original photographs, sketches, and memorabilia.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author
5.08.2009

1 - Joyce Family Portraits and Memorabilia

Mike Basinski introduces the exhibition with an explanation of the mission of the Poetry Collection at UB, followed by a walk around a roomful of James Joyce's memories.
Michael D. Basinski, Curator of the Poetry and Rare Books Collection at the University at Buffalo author