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James Joyce and censorship

the trials of Ulysses

by Paul Vanderham

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Joyce, James, 1882-1941,
  • Joyce, James, 1882-1941 -- Censorship,
  • Fiction -- Censorship -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-235) and index.

    StatementPaul Vanderham.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6019.O9 U756 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 242 p., [4] leaves of plates ;
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL665252M
    ISBN 100814787908
    LC Control Number97010873


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Recipient of the PEN New England Award for Nonfiction “The arrival of a significant young nonfiction writer A measured yet bravura performance.” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times James Joyce’s big blue book, Ulysses, ushered in the modernist era and changed the novel for all the genius of Ulysses was also its danger: it omitted absolutely nothing/5().

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Recently, at 43 years of age and of relatively sound mind, I read Ulysses for the first time. I had been intimidated for more than 25 years, since I first thought about it, by the book's famous difficulty and its length. I found Ulysses both better and worse than I expected.

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Obscenity trials spanned the next decade. Joyce, James, -- Censorship, Joyce, James, Ulysses, Fiction -- Censorship -- History -- 20th century Publisher New York: New York University Press Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; trent_university; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages: “The story of the sufferings of James Joyce’s Ulysses under government censorship and obscenity laws has never been better told than by Kevin Birmingham in this eloquent, deeply researched book.

Birmingham takes readers on a vivid journey through the conditions that shackled and, ultimately, liberated Joyce’s masterpiece. Briefly, the answer pivots around one word in the question - obscene.

An obscenity, at least historically, is something that is depraved, or incites sexual desire, or is repulsive. Certainly such categories exist today, but there is also a colloqu.

Marilyn Monroe reading Ulysses. Ulysses by James Joyce is not a holy book in the traditional sense, but I have chosen to post it here because of my admiration of the work. I also think that many of this sites friends would find it interesting. For more information on Ulysses please read the Wiki article.

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Dubliners James Joyce Edited by Jeri Johnson Oxford World's Classics. Jeri Johnson's edition of Ulysses is acknowledged by reviewers, Anthony Burgess among them, as the best available; The intro is the most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and accessible intro to the collection, its history and its reception in both literary/media world, and Ireland.

James Joyce's literary tastes Jorn Barger October This is divided into three lists-- likes, mixed, and dislikes-- and each list is arranged as far as possible from strongest to weakest. Sources These first two should be much better known: Arthur Power ( to early 30s): Conversations with James Joyce [Amazon] [Bibliofind]File Size: KB.

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James Joyce’s () reputation can be daunting for the first-time reader. The term 'Joycean' is readily adopted to suggest impenetrability, bewildering experimentalism, obscurity and inaccessibility. Although Ulysses () regularly makes it into the top four of ' Books of the Century' polls, it is famously a book more talked Cited by: 1.

The English woman who bankrolled James Joyce She dedicated herself to protecting writers from censorship by refusing to cede to printer’s objections. I am writing a book Ulysses and I. This is, Kevin Birmingham writes, “the biography of a book.” That emphasis is worth bearing in mind.

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