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Like Enueg II, the poem Yoke of Liberty has also been rejected by O’Sullivan. Visits Becky Cooper’s brothel in Railway Street. Has translated René Crevel’s ‘The Negress in the Brothel’ for Nancy Cunard’s Negro, and sent Yoke of Liberty to Everyman. Intending to deal with a translation of Tristan Tzara next, possibly the unsigned ‘The Anti-head’ for the This Quarter Surrealist number of 9/32. There are no translations of Tzara in transition 19/20, none in The New Review, and none in Negro. The fee of £25 which SB asks for is more than he was paid for Proust (if indeed Nancy Cunard ever paid him).
November Purchases Stendhal’s Le Rouge et le Noir, a prescribed text for Group III of the Moderatorship exams. ) Dublin Drama League production of Strindberg’s The Dance of Death II. ) Undergraduate lectures in Arts end after 6 weeks. 7 Abbey première of Yeats’s Sophocles’ King Oedipus. 8 The ‘day’ (a Wednesday) on which Dante and the Lobster ‘takes place’; the timing, if taken literally, is consistent with SB reading Paradiso in late 1926 and with the Wednesday noon of Paradiso canto 1 (‘Moon’ canti 2–5).
1933 January Tempted to vote for Fianna Fáil in the general election (24 January) against his family’s enthusiasm for W T Cosgrave, ﬁrst leader of Cumann na nGaedheal, later Fine Gael; Fianna Fáil become the ﬁrst party in Ireland ever to win an overall parliamentary majority. ) Has applied for a job in Milan. More translation for Negro, probably including ‘Louis Armstrong’, certainly including ‘Congo sculpture’, and the Citerne/Jourdain polemic on Madagascar, but he still has the multi-author ‘Murderous Humanitarianism’ and the Péret essay left to do.