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Ulysses: The Corrected Text

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"Yet, for all its appalling longueurs, Ulysses is a work of high genius. Its importance seems to me to lie, not so much in its opening new doors to knowledge ? unless in setting an example to Anglo-Saxon writers of putting down everything without compunction ? or in inventing new literary forms ? Joyce's formula is really, as I have indicated, nearly seventy-five years old ? as in its once more setting the standard of the novel so high that it need not be ashamed to take its place beside poetry and drama. Ulysses has the effect at once of making everything else look brassy." Edmund Wilson Jr., The New Republic, 1922 (read the entire New Republic review)

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Considered the greatest 20th century novel written in English, in this edition Walter Gabler uncovers previously unseen text. It is a disillusioned study of estrangement, paralysis and the disintegration of society.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394553733
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York :
Author:
Joyce, James
Author:
Ernst, Morris L.
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Men
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Epic literature
Subject:
Allegories
Subject:
Jewish men
Subject:
Male friendship
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Dublin
Subject:
Dublin (Ireland) Fiction.
Subject:
Stream of consciousness fiction.
Subject:
Alienation
Subject:
Bloom, Leopold
Subject:
Bloom, Molly
Subject:
General Fiction
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Series Volume:
v. 28
Publication Date:
19920905
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
816
Dimensions:
9.1 x 5.6 x 1.4 in 1.7 lb

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"Review A Day" by , "Yet, for all its appalling longueurs, Ulysses is a work of high genius. Its importance seems to me to lie, not so much in its opening new doors to knowledge ? unless in setting an example to Anglo-Saxon writers of putting down everything without compunction ? or in inventing new literary forms ? Joyce's formula is really, as I have indicated, nearly seventy-five years old ? as in its once more setting the standard of the novel so high that it need not be ashamed to take its place beside poetry and drama. Ulysses has the effect at once of making everything else look brassy." (read the entire New Republic review)
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