File of draft lyrics for the operetta Blooms of Dublin, beginning "Today, It's the sixteenth of June" and "June, It's the loveliest month" (Act One, Scene Two)

Scope and Content

The lyrics are handwritten by Burgess on headed notepaper from the Hotel Rotary, Geneva, and an invoice from Nassau Liquors, Princeton, New Jersey respectively.


"Blooms of Dublin: A Musical Play based on James Joyce's Ulysses" by Anthony Burgess (Hutchinson, 1986). (For the published version of these lyrics, please see page 22.)