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[SR: 3150811], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780330352291], Picador, Picador, Book, [PU: Picador], 1997-06-20, Picador, Ulysses has been labelled dirty, blasphemous and unreadable. In a famous 1933 court decision, Judge John M. Woolsey declared it an emetic book--although he found it not quite obscene enough to disallow its importation into the United States--and Virginia Woolf was moved to decry James Joyce's "cloacal obsession". None of these descriptions, however, do the slightest justice to the novel. To this day it remains the modernist masterpiece, in which the author takes both Celtic lyricism and vulgarity to splendid extremes. It is funny, sorrowful, and even (in its own way) suspenseful. And despite the exegetical industry that has sprung up in the last 75 years, Ulysses is also a compulsively readable book. Even the verbal vaudeville of the final chapters can be navigated with relative ease, as long as you're willing to be buffeted, tickled, challenged and (occasionally) vexed by Joyce's astonishing command of the English language. Among other things, a novel is simply a long story, and the first question about any story is "What happens?" In the case of Ulysses, the answer could be "Everything". William Blake, one of literature's sublime myopics, saw the universe in a grain of sand. Joyce saw it in Dublin, Ireland, on June 16, 1904, a day distinguished by its utter normality. Two characters, Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom, go about their separate business, crossing paths with a gallery of inforgettable Dubliners. We watch them teach, eat, loiter, argue and (in Bloom's case) masturbate. And thanks to the book's stream- of-consciousness technique--which suggests no mere stream but an impossibly deep, swift-running river-- we're privy to their thoughts, emotions and memories. The result? Almost every variety of human experience is crammed into the accordion-folds of a single day, which makes Ulysses not just an experimental work but the very last word in realism. Both characters add their glorious intonations to the music of Joyce's prose. Dedalus's accent--that of a freelance aesthetician, who dabbles here and there in what we might call "Early Yeats Lite"-- will be familiar to readers of Portrait of an Artist As a Young Man. But Bloom's wistful sensualism (and naïve curiosity) is something else entirely. Seen through his eyes, a rundown corner of a Dublin graveyard is a figure for hope and hopelessness, mortality and dogged survival: "Mr Bloom walked unheeded along his grove by saddened angels, crosses, broken pillars, family vaults, stone hopes praying with upcast eyes, old Ireland's hearts and hands. More sensible to spend the money on some charity for the living. Pray for the repose of the soul of. Does anybody really?" --James Marcus, 590912, Classics, 62, Fiction, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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[SR: 3150811], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780330352291], Picador, Picador, Book, [PU: Picador], 1997-06-20, Picador, Ulysses has been labelled dirty, blasphemous and unreadable. In a famous 1933 court decision, Judge John M. Woolsey declared it an emetic book--although he found it not quite obscene enough to disallow its importation into the United States--and Virginia Woolf was moved to decry James Joyce's "cloacal obsession". None of these descriptions, however, do the slightest justice to the novel. To this day it remains the modernist masterpiece, in which the author takes both Celtic lyricism and vulgarity to splendid extremes. It is funny, sorrowful, and even (in its own way) suspenseful. And despite the exegetical industry that has sprung up in the last 75 years, Ulysses is also a compulsively readable book. Even the verbal vaudeville of the final chapters can be navigated with relative ease, as long as you're willing to be buffeted, tickled, challenged and (occasionally) vexed by Joyce's astonishing command of the English language. Among other things, a novel is simply a long story, and the first question about any story is "What happens?" In the case of Ulysses, the answer could be "Everything". William Blake, one of literature's sublime myopics, saw the universe in a grain of sand. Joyce saw it in Dublin, Ireland, on June 16, 1904, a day distinguished by its utter normality. Two characters, Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom, go about their separate business, crossing paths with a gallery of inforgettable Dubliners. We watch them teach, eat, loiter, argue and (in Bloom's case) masturbate. And thanks to the book's stream- of-consciousness technique--which suggests no mere stream but an impossibly deep, swift-running river-- we're privy to their thoughts, emotions and memories. The result? Almost every variety of human experience is crammed into the accordion-folds of a single day, which makes Ulysses not just an experimental work but the very last word in realism. Both characters add their glorious intonations to the music of Joyce's prose. Dedalus's accent--that of a freelance aesthetician, who dabbles here and there in what we might call "Early Yeats Lite"-- will be familiar to readers of Portrait of an Artist As a Young Man. But Bloom's wistful sensualism (and naïve curiosity) is something else entirely. Seen through his eyes, a rundown corner of a Dublin graveyard is a figure for hope and hopelessness, mortality and dogged survival: "Mr Bloom walked unheeded along his grove by saddened angels, crosses, broken pillars, family vaults, stone hopes praying with upcast eyes, old Ireland's hearts and hands. More sensible to spend the money on some charity for the living. Pray for the repose of the soul of. Does anybody really?" --James Marcus, 590912, Classics, 62, Fiction, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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UK,thick 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn, no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright, clean, colour pictorial illustrated dw/dj, with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Lightly bumped, upper bd's bottom right-hand corner - other corners sharp and unaffected.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright, tight and near pristine - no dog-ear creases to any pages' corners - possibly an unred copy? Bright, clean, publisher's original, plain black cloth bds with bright, crisp, stamped silver gilt letters to spine/ backstrip, b/w headband and immaculate green eps.Thick 8vo, v-lxxxiii+5-739pp [paginated] includes preface, contents list/table, introduction, Pts I-III, an appendix in 3 parts:'Penelope' - alternate format, Ulysses chronology and acknowledgements, plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages and 6pp blanks at rear. See rja03 for a UK, unlimited, trade 1st edn (1937). 'Ulysses' - unquestionably one of the greatest novels in the English language and the text most expressive of the psyche of modern man and woman - tells the sadly comic story Leopold Bloom, a good man led by love, attempting to come to terms with loss: the deaths of his son and of his father, the departure of his daughter from home, the passing of his youth and the adultery of his wife.Joyce meticulously recreates the place and time - Dublin, 16 June 1904 - in which Bloom, in the midst of the vicissitudes of an otherwise nondescript day, contemplates the void of uncertainty where we all stand. First published in Paris in 1922 by an amateur publisher, 'Ulysses' as a text has been dogged from the first by a string of bad, indifferent, or misguided 'definitive' editions.Now at last, seventy-five years after its first publication (then 1997), Picador is proud to present a completely redesigned and comprehensively edited text of James Joyce's masterpiece: a Ulysses for our time. Danis Rose's editing is informed by a radical new appraisal of the history of Joyce's writing of 'Ulysses' and of the documents which constitute the manuscript of the book.By combining the better features of current theories of text-editing, previously assumed to be incompatible, he has removed a plethora of small, yet not insignificant, obstructions between writer and reader that have hitherto marred the enjoyment of this most human and extraordinary of novels. Danis Rose is one of the world's leading experts on James Joyce.He has written and edited some of the more important books and articles in the field. Please contact rpaxtonden@blueyonder.co.uk, because of the weight of this item, for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!, LONDON.PICADOR,1997.

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Ulysses
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James Joyce, Danis Rose

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Ulysses

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0330352296

Ulysses has been labelled dirty, blasphemous and unreadable. In a famous 1933 court decision, Judge John M. Woolsey declared it an emetic book--although he found it not quite obscene enough to disallow its importation into the United States--and Virginia Woolf was moved to decry James Joyce's "cloacal obsession". None of these descriptions, however, do the slightest justice to the novel. To this day it remains the modernist masterpiece, in which the author takes both Celtic lyricism and vulgarity to splendid extremes. It is funny, sorrowful, and even (in its own way) suspenseful. And despite the exegetical industry that has sprung up in the last 75 years, Ulysses is also a compulsively readable book. Even the verbal vaudeville of the final chapters can be navigated with relative ease, as long as you're willing to be buffeted, tickled, challenged and (occasionally) vexed by Joyce's astonishing command of the English language.

Among other things, a novel is simply a long story, and the first question about any story is "What happens?" In the case of Ulysses, the answer could be "Everything". William Blake, one of literature's sublime myopics, saw the universe in a grain of sand. Joyce saw it in Dublin, Ireland, on June 16, 1904, a day distinguished by its utter normality. Two characters, Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom, go about their separate business, crossing paths with a gallery of inforgettable Dubliners. We watch them teach, eat, loiter, argue and (in Bloom's case) masturbate. And thanks to the book's stream- of-consciousness technique--which suggests no mere stream but an impossibly deep, swift-running river-- we're privy to their thoughts, emotions and memories. The result? Almost every variety of human experience is crammed into the accordion-folds of a single day, which makes Ulysses not just an experimental work but the very last word in realism.

Both characters add their glorious intonations to the music of Joyce's prose. Dedalus's accent--that of a freelance aesthetician, who dabbles here and there in what we might call "Early Yeats Lite"-- will be familiar to readers of Portrait of an Artist As a Young Man. But Bloom's wistful sensualism (and naïve curiosity) is something else entirely. Seen through his eyes, a rundown corner of a Dublin graveyard is a figure for hope and hopelessness, mortality and dogged survival: "Mr Bloom walked unheeded along his grove by saddened angels, crosses, broken pillars, family vaults, stone hopes praying with upcast eyes, old Ireland's hearts and hands. More sensible to spend the money on some charity for the living. Pray for the repose of the soul of. Does anybody really?" --James Marcus

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780330352291
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0330352296
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Publishing year: 1997
Publisher: London, Basingstoke, Picador, an imprint of Macmilan Publishers Ltd., 1997.

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