IV.B.7: Occasional Verses
“Hue’s Hue? or Dalton’s Dilemma” (probably 1928)
Material Description and Collation
The manuscript is a Shakespeare and Company card, with writing in Joyce’s hand in black ink on the verso
Joyce titled the verse “Hue’s Hue? | or | Dalton’s Dilemma” above the text.
The manuscript measures 13.2 x 9.0 cm.
The manuscript is a jingle about Samuel Roth.
Joyce probably wrote this manuscript in 1928.
Joyce signed “J.J.” below the text in black ink.
This manuscript has been reproduced in black and white photo-facsimile on JJA 1.340 and was published in Spielberg (p. 23) and then in PSW, p. 136.
Joyce gave this manuscript to Sylvia Beach.