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Published on this day:Is James Joyce's Ulysses the hardest novel to finish?

Published on this day:Is James Joyce's Ulysses the hardest novel to finish? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
James Joyce died 75 years ago this week, leaving a lifetime of books beloved by many... and Ulysses, heralded as both the best novel in the English language and the hardest to read. So what do you do if you get stuck?
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Truth before beauty: how John B Yeats and James Joyce made case for Ulysses

Truth before beauty: how John B Yeats and James Joyce made case for Ulysses | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Arguments made in Dublin debating societies by Yeats in 1865 and Joyce in 1900 would transform obscenity law and free a beautiful, truthful novel from censor’s shackles
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Defaced first edition of ‘Ulysses’ valued at €13,500

Defaced first edition of   ‘Ulysses’ valued at €13,500 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Book was defaced by an irate reader who regarded the book as pornographic
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Remembering James Joyces' Ulysses on trial

Remembering James Joyces' Ulysses on trial | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In Joseph M. Hassett’s new study of the obscenity trials that greeted James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses, he reminds us that prejudice was at the heart of its reception from the first.
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Ulysses Centre in Dublin to receive €2.5m funding from Fáilte Ireland

Ulysses Centre in Dublin to receive €2.5m funding from Fáilte Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
James Joyce project being developed by UCD with National Library of Ireland
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