The most dangerous book : the battle for James Joyce's Ulysses / Kevin Birmingham.
New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.
417 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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.
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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.