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    Ulysses (Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) James Joyce, Edited by Jeri Johnson

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    DescriptionUlysses has been the subject of controversy since copies of the first English edition were burned by the New York Post Office authorities. Today critical interest centres on the authority of the text, and this edition, complete with an invaluable Introduction, notes, and appendices, republishes for the first time, without interference, the original 1922 text.


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    Title
    Ulysses
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Joyce, Edited by Jeri Johnson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1056
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 720 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192834645
    ISBN 10: 0192834649
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: DSK
    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    DC21: 823.912
    BIC subject category V2: FA, DSBH
    DC22: FIC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    1 map, bibliography
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    19 February 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    About the Editor Jeri Johson is Senior Tutor at Exeter College, Oxford University.
    Review text
    In 1984 was published the news-capturing scholarly work, the "Critical and Synoptic Edition" of James Joyce's Ulysses, which, as The New York Times said, corrected "almost 5,000 omissions, transpositions and other errors included in previous editions of the seminal 20th-century novel." That remarkable work of scholarship, labor, and love, however, ran to three volumes in heft and rang up at $200 in price. Here, then, comes the single-volume trade-book edition of the same edited and restored text, placing the great novel, in as close to its originally-intended form as can be achieved, within reach of the common reader. Missing only is the vast scholarly apparatus of the longer version, though this one comes with a pleasantly helpful preface by Joyce biographer Richard Ellmann and a methodologically explanatory afterward by Hans Walter Gabler. A welcome event. Publication date, readers will note, is Bloomsday. (Kirkus Reviews)