The Francini-Bruni Collection of Joyce Correspondence 1920-1924
The Francini-Bruni Collection contains three letters and two postcards from Joyce to Alessandro Francini-Bruni, deputy of the language school in Pola where Joyce taught English. They met in 1904, and Francini-Bruni became Joyce's first close friend in Europe. The letters, all written in Italian, are often humorous and largely concern Joyce's successes during the early 1920s. Only one of the five letters remains unpublished.