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First known date: 1918 Issue Details: First known date: 1918... 1918 Ulysses
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Banned in Australia

Censorship Agencies: Customs
Decision: 1929
NAA Source: C4880; Box 23, C4129, C4480/1; Item 23 C1300; Box 1 Folder 20.7.1963-28.9.1963 A425; 1943/2670
Censorship notes: Joyce's novel was released by the Appeal Censor in March 1937. It was prohibited once again by the Customs Minister on 16.09.1941, then released on 6.10.1953.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Paris,
      c
      France,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Shakespeare and Company ,
      1922 .
      Extent: [8], 732p.p.
      Edition info: 1st ed.
      Limited edition info: 'This edition is limited to 1000 copies: 100 copies (signed) on Dutch handmade paper numbered from 1 to 100; 150 copies on Verge d'Arches numbered from 101 to 250; 750 copies on handmade paper numbered from 251 to 1000.'
      Note/s:
      • Printed for Sylvia Beach by Maurice Darantiere at Dijon, France. (Colophon)

Works about this Work

Serving ‘a Male Philosophy’? Elizabeth Costello’s Feminism and Coetzee’s Dialogues with Joyce Michelle Kelly , 2018 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , February vol. 33 no. 1 2018;

'In this essay, I show that J. M. Coetzee’s Elizabeth Costello is shaped fundamentally by an engagement with Joyce’s Ulysses. However, the relationship between the two does not reveal itself in the rewriting of Joyce’s ‘Penelope’ that Costello’s literary and feminist reputation relies on, but through a range of references to ‘Scylla and Charybdis’, the ninth episode of Ulysses set in the National Library of Ireland and populated exclusively by men. Elizabeth Costello alludes to ‘Scylla and Charybdis’, I argue, because its philosophical dialogue, its dramatic form, its preoccupation with creativity, its investment in the life and reputation of the writer, and its attentiveness to the materiality of writing, offer Coetzee a model for his literary-philosophical experiments of the period. Drawing on archival evidence and published sources, the essay explores the apparent contradiction between Costello’s avowed feminist reclamation of Molly Bloom and the consistent intertextual engagement with ‘Scylla and Charybdis’, positioning the question of gender centrally within Coetzee’s broader engagement with philosophy in this period.' (Publication abstract)

Cities That Are Not Dublin i "I have a plan for reading Ulysses – actually more than reading it, finishing it. Today i", Mark Roberts , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , April - June no. 22 2017;
Getting up James Joyce's Nose Bloomsday in Melbourne , 2017 single work drama musical theatre

'Joyce famously boasted that you could rebuild Dublin from the pages of his epic, Ulysses, the most admired novel of modernity. The play, Getting up James Joyce’s Nose , takes up this challenge: could you reconstruct the smell of Joyce’s Dublin 1904 from the pages of Ulysses? Resoundingly its scripters claim, ‘Yes, Yes, Yes!’ To notice the insane meticulosity of his interest in smell, the Cinderella of the senses, and the sense most likely to be considered beneath notice by literary artists, is to be caught into Joyce’s radicalism as a thinker and his surreal comedy, and to engage with him as an artist in new ways.' (Production summary)

Stately, Plump Buck Mulligan i "I’ve read Ulysses twice, thrice, yet remember", Brook Emery , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Snorkel , January no. 22 2016;
Stone Quarry Gerald Murnane , 1986 single work short story
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 45 no. 4 1986; (p. 498-513) Velvet Waters 1990; (p. 71-92) Meanjin Anthology 2012; (p. 165-184) Collected Short Fiction 2018;
Ulysses Martin Haley , 1969 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 3 May vol. 91 no. 4651 1969; (p. 70)
'This Will Serve to Introduce -' Freda Sternberg , 1926 single work prose travel
— Appears in: The Home , 1 July vol. 7 no. 7 1926; (p. 18, 59, 61)
Stone Quarry Gerald Murnane , 1986 single work short story
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 45 no. 4 1986; (p. 498-513) Velvet Waters 1990; (p. 71-92) Meanjin Anthology 2012; (p. 165-184) Collected Short Fiction 2018;
The Sex Synonym in Art : 'Ulysses' and the Conquest of Disgust Norman Lindsay , 1923 single work criticism
— Appears in: Vision : A Literary Quarterly , May no. 1 1923; (p. 22-28)
Stately, Plump Buck Mulligan i "I’ve read Ulysses twice, thrice, yet remember", Brook Emery , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Snorkel , January no. 22 2016;
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