Regarded today as one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, Ulysses entered the world in a firestorm of controversy. Denounced as obscure, unintelligible, nonsensical, and obscene, it was first published in Paris in 1922 and remained banned in the United States until 1933. Among the innovations that shocked and outraged critics were Joyce's revolutionary use of the interior monologue (better known as "stream of consciousness") and other experimental narrative techniques. Ulysses draws upon a complex network of symbolic parallels from mythology, history, and literature (including a framework and episodes that echo the Odyssey) to document an ordinary day in the lives of three Dubliners.
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Always wanted to read this book. I thought it would be too difficult, but it is not a problem to read. The constant references to poets, authors or symbols from the Greek book means that somethings ... Read full review
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I love literature, especially Irish literature, and the writings of James Joyce are among, if not, the best pieces of literature in the English Literature Cannon. I love the fact that this version is ... Read full review