Laughing at Lawyers

April 19, 2015 | 1 book mentioned

“Yes, it’s easy to laugh at the lawyers. But what if the lawyers were right? For the question that still needs to be answered, I think, is whether the arguments over the novel’s obscenity and obscurity were just temporary historical effects or whether they point to the essence of Joyce’s originality.” A longform look at why we should still find Ulysses scandalous.

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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