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The Resource The most dangerous book : the battle for James Joyce's Ulysses, Kevin Birmingham

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

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The most dangerous book : the battle for James Joyce's Ulysses
Title
The most dangerous book
Title remainder
the battle for James Joyce's Ulysses
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Birmingham
Title variation
most dangerous book
Title variation remainder
the battle for James Joyces Ulysses
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • PEN New England Award for Nonfiction, 2015.
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10317069
Cataloging source
DLC
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Birmingham, Kevin
Dewey number
823/.912
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6019.O9
LC item number
U6257 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Joyce, James
  • Joyce, James
  • Authors and publishers
  • Law and literature
  • Trials (Obscenity)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the battle for James Joyce's Ulysses
Label
The most dangerous book : the battle for James Joyce's Ulysses, Kevin Birmingham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn861479084
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
417 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594203367
Lccn
2013039967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861479084
Label
The most dangerous book : the battle for James Joyce's Ulysses, Kevin Birmingham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn861479084
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
417 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594203367
Lccn
2013039967
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861479084

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