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The most dangerous book : the battle for James Joyce's Ulysses / Kevin Birmingham.

Birmingham, Kevin, author. (Author).
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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville 823 Bir (Text) 32604000203131 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main 823.912 BIR (Text) 840191002067706 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 823 JOYCE BIRMINGHAM (Text) 33946002901812 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Rochester Library 823.912 BIR (Text) 33187003707961 Nonfiction - R Available -
Seymour Main Library 823.912 BIRMINGH (Text) 37500004365199 Nonfiction Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 823.912 BIR (Text) 31951003928600 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 823.912 Birmingham (Text) 78292000346511 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594203367
  • ISBN: 1594203369
  • Physical Description: 417 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-405) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Nighttown -- Nora Barnacle -- the vortex -- Trieste -- Smithy of souls -- Little modernisms -- The Medici of Modernism -- Zurich -- Power and postage -- The Woolfs -- Brutal madness -- Shakespeare and Company -- Hell in New York -- The Ghost of Comstock -- Elijah is coming -- The People of the State of New York v. Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap -- Circe burning -- The bible of the outcasts -- The booklegger -- The King's chimney -- The pharmacopeia -- Glamour of the clandestine -- Modern classics -- Treponema -- Search and seizure -- The United States of America v. One Book Called "Ulysses" -- The tables of the law.
Summary, etc.: An account of the dramatic writing of and fight to publish James Joyce's "Ulysses" reveals how the now classic book was the subject of a landmark federal obscenity trial in 1933 that overturned key censorship laws
Subject: Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Ulysses.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Ulysses > Criticism, Textual.
Authors and publishers > History > 20th century.
Law and literature > History > 20th century.
Trials (Obscenity) > History > 20th century.

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