February

24 – JJ receives notice to leave flat in Barriera Vecchia, 32 (see letter of Aug. 7, 1912)
27-28 – JJ  gives 2 lectures on Defoe/Blake for the Università Popolare at the school in via Giotto

April

24-26 – JJ in Padua, Albergo Toretta, to take exams in order to teach in Italian public schools; writes on Dickens/Renaissance
30 – further oral and written exams in Padua

May

16 –JJ’s article  L’ombra di Parnell appears in Il Piccolo della Sera
Italian Minister of Education informs JJ that his Irish degree needs to be confirmed
30 – JJ writes Eileen proposing she take a position as ‘governess’ for Letizia Schmitz, Svevo’s daughter

Summer

- JJ begins teaching Emma Cuzzi in group with Maria Luzzatto and Olivia Hannappel

July

5 – Nora and Lucia leave Trieste for Ireland;  JJ tells Svevo that ‘it’s wonderful to be alone without women’
8  – Nora and Lucia arrive in Ireland
10 – JJ  writes Nora:  ‘I can neither sleep nor think … I thought I would die in sleep.  I wakened Georgie 3 times for fear of being alone’
11 – Nora writes JJ from Galway
12 – JJ follows Nora to Dublin
14-15 – JJ arrives in London with Giorgio; has tea with Yeats, who has sent new version of Countess Cathleen to Vidacovich

17 – JJ joins Nora in Galway
26 – JJ sends Svevo postcard of Galway fisherman with ironic dedication: ‘Portrait of the artist as an old man’
27 – JJ threatened with eviction on Aug. 24

August

1st week – attempts to interview Marconi at Clifden;  Stanislaus informs JJ  that his examination results have been annulled because the Italian authorities do not recognise his degree; JJ visits Michael Bodkin’s grave near Galway
7 – in letter,  JJ mentions Sordina and Bartoli, and Blackwood Price’s concern with hoof and mouth disease
11 – JJ’s article La città delle tribù; Ricordi italiani in un porto irlandese appears in Il Piccolo della Sera
17 – JJ leaves Galway for Dublin
ca. 20 – JJ sees Roberts in Dublin about Dubliners
21 – Lidwell says that it will be difficult  to proceed against Dubliners; JJ writes Roberts, agrees to omit ‘An Encounter’ and sets other conditions
22 – JJ to Nora:  ‘Roberts spoke to me today of my novel, and asked me to finish it … If only my book is published then I will plunge into my novel and finish it’; he has taken flat at 21 Richmond Place, Dublin
23 – Roberts refuses to publish Dubliners due to risk of libel; JJ tries to convince him without success; JJ would continue to argue with Roberts until the proofs were destroyed on Sept. 11
late – JJ decides to buy proofs from Roberts and  print them himself under the name of Liffey Press

September

First days – John Stanislaus Joyce moves in with Jim and Nora
First week -  Stanislaus finds JJ new flat in  Trieste in via Bramante, 4, II p.
5 – JJ’s article ‘Il miraggio del pescatore di Aran: La valvola del’Inghilterra nel caso di guerra appears in Il Piccolo della Sera
10 – JJ publishes sub-editorial on foot and mouth disease in Freeman’s Journal
11 – proofs of Dubliners destroyed; JJ manages to save one set of proofs which would be used for printing Dubliners in 1914; JJ considers publishing in Ford Maddox Ford’s English Review
13 – JJ in London; writes broadside  ‘Gas from a Burner’ in train station waiting room in Flushing, Holland
15 – JJ arrives in Trieste, prints ‘Gas from a Burner’
ca. 16 – JJ moves to via Bramante, 4

October

7 – JJ acknowledges receipt of 24 copies of Chamber Music from Elkin Mathews
16 – JJ presents inscribed copy of Chamber Music to the British General Consul in Trieste, J. Bowring Spence

November

9 – JJ makes official request to Police in Trieste for the Hamlet lectures, which he describes as ‘a verbal commentary and critical and etymological analysis of Shakespeare’s play’. The lectures were given Monday evenings in the Social Hall of the Minerva Society, via Carducci 28.  Ten lectures were planned:  Nov. 11, 18, 25; Dec. 2, 9, 16; (1913) Jan. 13, 20, 27; Feb. 3.
11 – gives first of Hamlet  lectures

Winter

JJ begins teaching Dario de Tuoni

December

16 – JJ writes to Yeats about Vidacovich’s translation of Countess Cathleen
25  – JJ writes Yeats asking him to intercede with Martin Secker, to whom he has sent proofs of Dubliners