Thursday, 1 September 2016

Harriet Shaw Weaver...

Harriet Shaw Weaver
Born; September 1st 1876 - UK
Died: October 14th 1961 - UK

magazine editor
political activist

notably, a patron of Irish writer James Joyce...
She serialised A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man in The Egoist in 1914
when Joyce could not find a publisher.
The Egotist Press was set up, at Weaver's expense, just to publish Joyce's book.

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