IX.A.6.a [IX.A.6]: Miscellaneous Manuscripts: Loose Sheets:
Partial Scribal Transcription of "Sullivan" ["From a Banned Writer to a Banned Singer"] (1931–1932):
Material Description and Collation: The manuscript is a sheet of rolled paper, Shakespeare and Company stationery, watermarked in part "L B N | Kiron", in Sylvia Beach's hand in blue ink, on both sides of the sheet.
Title: The recto is headed "Sullivan" in Beach's hand in blue ink.
Measurements: The manuscript measures 27.0 x 21.0 cm.
Contents: The manuscript is a partial transcription by Beach of the first half of Joyce's occasional prose piece. A typescript version of the piece, which was continued with the second part, is in the Croessmann Collection, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (see JJA 3.312 and 313).
Dating: Joyce probably worked on this occasional piece in 1931–1932.
Publication: This manuscript has been reproduced in black and white photo-facsimile on JJA 2.310 and 311 and a revised version was published under the title "From a Banned Writer to a Banned Singer"in the New Statesman and Nation (London, 27 February 1932; n.s. III.53; pp. 260–261; Slocum and Cahoon C81) and Hound and Horn (New York, July-September 1932; vol. 5.4; pp. 542–546; Slocum and Cahoon C85) and the Critical Writings of James Joyce,edited by Ellsworth Mason and Richard Ellmann(London: Faber & Faber, 1959, pp. 258–268).
Notes: The sheet was folded once horizontally and is lightly stained on the recto and verso.