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  1. 1. June 16, 1904* *The day James Joyce first formally started courting Nora Barnacle, his future wife. 1922 first edition cover
  2. 2. <ul><li>Ulysses is a novel by James Joyce , first serialized in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920, then published in its entirety by Sylvia Beach on February 2, 1922, in Paris. One of the most important works of Modernist literature , [1] it has been called &quot;a demonstration and summation of the entire movement&quot;. [2] </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Ulysses chronicles the passage of Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, June 16, 1904. </li></ul><ul><li>The title parallels and alludes to Odysseus (Latinised into Ulysses ), the hero of Homer's Odyssey </li></ul><ul><li>Joyce fans worldwide now celebrate June 16 as Bloomsday . </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Ulysses totals about 265,000 words from a vocabulary of 30,030 words (including proper names, plurals and various verb tenses), divided into 18 &quot;episodes&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>Since publication, the book attracted controversy and scrutiny, ranging from early obscenity trials to protracted textual &quot;Joyce Wars.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Ulysses' stream-of-consciousness technique, careful structuring, and experimental prose—full of puns, parodies, and allusions, as well as its rich characterisations and broad humour, made the book a highly regarded novel in the Modernist pantheon. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1999, the Modern Library ranked Ulysses first on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Telemachus Martello Tower (Buck Mulligan and Stephen Dedalus in Tower) <ul><li>8:00 a.m. Stephen Dedalus, a young schoolteacher, speaks to his friend, &quot;stately, plump&quot; Buck Mulligan, in the disused Dublin watchtower where they live. </li></ul>Tower--- 08--- GOLD/WHITE --- ///--- theology--- narrative/young--- heir
  6. 7. Nestor Deasy's school (Stephen Dedalus teaches school) <ul><li>9:00 a.m. Stephen teaches at Mr. Deasy's school. God is &quot;a shout in the street,&quot; Stephen says. </li></ul>School--- 09--- BROWN/CHESTNUT --- ///--- history--- catechism/personal--- horse
  7. 8. Proteus Sandymount Strand (Stephen Dedalus walks on beach) <ul><li>10:00 a.m. Stephen mopes on the strand. </li></ul>Strand--- 10--- BLACK/GREEN --- ///--- philology--- monologue/male--- tide
  8. 9. Calypso 7 Eccles (Leopold Bloom cooks breakfast for wife Molly) <ul><li>8:00 a.m. Leopold Bloom, an advertising salesman, eats breakfast. </li></ul>House--- 08--- ORANGE--- kidney--- mythol/econ---narrative/mature--- nymph
  9. 10. Lotus-eaters Sweny's (Leopold Bloom's secret correspondence) <ul><li>9:00 a.m. At the post office, Bloom gets a love letter addressed to his alter ego, &quot;Henry Flower.&quot; </li></ul>Bath--- 09--- BROWN--- skin--- chem/botany--- narcissism--- eucharist
  10. 11. Hades O'Connell Circle at Glasnevin (Leopold Bloom and Simon Dedalus in funeral procession) <ul><li>11:00 a.m. Bloom attends the burial of Dignam, an acquaintance. He rides to the cemetery with Stephen's father, Simon. </li></ul>Graveyard--- 11--- BLACK/WHITE--- heart--- religion--- incubism--- caretaker
  11. 12. Eolus Freeman's Journal (Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus at newspaper office) <ul><li>11:00 a.m. Bloom visits a newspaper editor to place an advertisement. </li></ul>Newspaper--- 12--- RED--- lungs--- rhetoric/enthymemic--- editor
  12. 13. Lestrygonians Davy Byrne's (Leopold Bloom eats lunch) <ul><li>Lunchtime. Bloom stops in at a pub for a bite to eat. </li></ul>Lunch--- 13--- BLOOD--- esophagus--- architect---peristalsis--- constables
  13. 14. Scylla and Charybdis National Library (Stephen Dedalus presents his Shakespeare theory to Thomas Lyster, John Eglinton, George 'AE' Russell, and Richard Best) <ul><li>2:00 p.m. At the library, Stephen discusses Shakespeare with friends as Bloom stops in to look at an old newspaper ad. </li></ul>Library--- 14--- brain--- literature--- dialectic--- Stratford/London
  14. 15. Wandering Rocks (many characters follow intersecting paths) <ul><li>Mid-afternoon. A portrait of Dublin finds Stephen and Bloom crossing each other's paths twice. </li></ul>(30mins starting at 2:55pm) Streets--- 15--- RAINBOW--- blood--- mechanics--- labyrinth--- citizens
  15. 16. Sirens Ormond Hotel (Leopold Bloom eats dinner) <ul><li>Afternoon. Stopping at a pub, Bloom responds to the love letter he received earlier. </li></ul>Concert room---16--- CORAL--- ear--- music--- fuga per canonem--- barmaids
  16. 17. Cyclops Barney Kiernan's (Leopold Bloom argues with an anti-semite) <ul><li>Afternoon. Bloom, a Jew, engages in debate with a one-eyed anti-semite who attacks him physically. Bloom escapes in the nick of time. </li></ul>Tavern--- 17--- GREEN ---muscle--- surgery/pol--- gigantism--- fenian
  17. 18. Nausicaa Sandymount Strand (Gerty MacDowell flirts with Leopold Bloom) <ul><li>Afternoon. Bloom spies on a pair of girls who are relaxing on the strand. He masturbates. </li></ul>Rocks--- 20--- GRAY/BLACK--- eye/nose--- painting--- de/tumescence--- virgin
  18. 19. Oxen of the Sun Holles Street Maternity Hospital (Leopold Bloom encounters Stephen Dedalus getting drunk at a maternity hospital) <ul><li>Evening. Stopping at a maternity hospital to visit a friend, Bloom encounters Stephen, who is preparing to go out on the town with Dr. Mulligan and others. Worried, Bloom takes Stephen under his wing. </li></ul>Hospital--- 22--- WHITE--- womb--- medicine/embryonic develpm. --- mothers
  19. 20. Circe Bella Cohen's (Leopold Bloom follows Stephen Dedalus to redlight district) <ul><li>Night. Bloom and Stephen visit a brothel. Stephen destroys a lamp with his walking stick. </li></ul><ul><li>Brothel--- 23--- VIOLET--- leg/skl--- dance--- hallucination--- whore </li></ul>
  20. 21. Eumeus Cabman's shelter (Leopold Bloom helps Stephen Dedalus to coffeeshop) <ul><li>Night. Bloom asks Stephen to accompany him home. Stephen agrees, and sings a song by Johannes Jeep </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter--- 00--- nerves--- navigation--- narrative/old--- sailors </li></ul>
  21. 22. Ithaca 7 Eccles (Leopold Bloom takes Stephen Dedalus home for cocoa) <ul><li>Night. Bloom is unable to convince Stephen to spend the night. Bloom sees Stephen out, and together they urinate in the garden. </li></ul>House--- 01--- STARRY/MILKY--- skeltn--- science--- catechism/impers.--- comets
  22. 23. Penelope 7 Eccles (Molly Bloom drifts back to sleep) <ul><li>Sunrise. Bloom goes to bed, waking his wife Molly, who thinks about how much she loves her husband. </li></ul>Bed--- zz--- STARRY/MILKY--- fat ----///--- monolog/female--- earth The concluding period following the final words of her reverie is one of only three punctuation marks in the chapter, the others being after the fourth and eighth &quot;sentences.&quot; When written this episode contained the longest &quot;sentence&quot; in English literature, 4,391 words expressed by Molly Bloom.
  23. 24. <ul><li>Written over a seven-year period from 1914 to 1921, the novel was serialised in the American journal The Little Review from 1918 until the publication of the Nausicaä episode led to a prosecution for obscenity. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1919, sections of the novel also appeared in the London literary journal The Egoist , but the novel itself was banned in the United Kingdom until the 1930s. </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>In 1920 after the US magazine The Little Review serialized a passage of the book dealing with the main character masturbating, a group called the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice , who objected to the book's content, took action to attempt to keep the book out of the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>At a trial in 1921 the magazine was declared obscene and as a result Ulysses was banned in the United States. </li></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>In 1933, the publisher Random House arranged to import the French edition and have a copy seized by customs when the ship was unloaded, which it then contested. </li></ul><ul><li>In United States v. One Book Called Ulysses , U.S. District Judge John M. Woolsey ruled on December 6, 1933 that the book was not pornographic and therefore could not be obscene, a decision that has been called &quot;epoch-making&quot; by Stuart Gilbert. </li></ul><ul><li>The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the ruling in 1934. </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>Ulysses for dummies http://home.bway.net/hunger/ulysses.html </li></ul><ul><li>Schemata </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ulysses-art.demon.co.uk/scheme.html </li></ul>