Minggu, 07 Agustus 2011

James Joyce's Ulysses is not obscene...1934

Marilyn Monroe Reading UlyssesEve Arnold1954On this day in 1934, the U.S. Court of Appeals officially and finally lifted the ban on the book Ulysses by James Joyce. A serialized excerpt in an American literary journal had been declared obscene by the courts in 1921; when the novel was published a year later in Paris, it became a hot item on the black market. It remained outlawed until 1933, when

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