United States of America, libelant vs. one book called Ulysses, Random House, Inc., claimant
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United States of America, libelant vs. one book called Ulysses, Random House, Inc., claimant by United States. District Court (New York : Southern District)

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (State),
  • New York.

Subjects:

  • Joyce, James, 1882-1941.,
  • Random House (Firm) -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Trials (Obscenity) -- New York (State) -- New York.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Opinion of Judge Woolsey, dated Dec. 6, 1933.

StatementUnited States District Court, Southern District of New York.
ContributionsWoolsey, John Munro, 1877-1945., Random House (Firm),
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF224.R33 U5
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4487691M
LC Control Number79316875

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James Augusta Aloysius Joyce is considered to be one of the most influential writers of the early 20th century. His book Ulysses has been called one of the most challenging and rewarding novels ever written and is considered to be one of the most important works of Modernist literature. However, what many may not realize is that the book was also the subject of litigation that led to a major. The United States of America v. One Book Entitled Ulysses by James Joyce: Documents and Commentary: a year Retrospective [Michael Moscato, Leslie LeBlanc, Richard Ellman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The United States of America v. One Book Entitled Ulysses by James Joyce: Documents and Commentary: a year Retrospective4/4(1). After issue was joined by the filing of the claimant's answer to the libel for forfeiture against "Ulysses," a stipulation was * made between the United States Attorney's office and the attorneys for the claimant providing: 1. That the book "Ulysses" should be deemed to have been annexed to and to have become part of the libel just as if.   The United States Versus One Book Called “ULYSSES” Jeff O'Neal Aug 9, In this episode, the story of how an unlikely cast of characters brought James Joyce’s Ulysses to America, got it legalized, and changed how we understand what literature can do.

Get this from a library! The United States of America v. one book entitled Ulysses by James Joyce: documents and commentary: a year retrospective. [Michael Moscato; Leslie LeBlanc;].   See The Rosenbach’s copy of the ruling below. Random House issued the first New York edition of Ulysses in John M. Woolsey ( ), Opinion in United States of America, libellant, vs. One Book Called “Ulysses”, Random House, Inc., claimant: typescript. New York, EL4.J89 Ephemera 4 part 2. KFR33 U5 United States of America, libelant vs. one book called “Ulysses”, Random House, Inc., claimant / United States District Court, Southern District of New York. KFR33 U53 Moscato, Michael and Leslie LeBlanc. Description. United States v. One Book Called Ulysses, a court decision in the US Southern District Court of New York, was a freedom of expression case brought about by NYLS alumnus Morris Ernst on behalf of Random House issue was whether James Joyce's novel Ulysses was obscene, resulting in Judge John Woosley’s widely known trial court opinion affirming the principles of.

This legal document details the court case surrounding the novel, known as United States v. One Book Entitled Ulysses. In Random House and lawyer Morris Ernst arranged to import a French edition of Ulysses by ship to the United States, intending for it to be seized by customs – which therefore created an opportunity to dispute the claim. United States v. One Book Called Ulysses was a case in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dealing with freedom of issue was whether James Joyce's novel Ulysses was obscene. In deciding it was not, Judge John M. Woolsey opened the door to importation and publication of serious works of literature, even when they used coarse language or. In accordance with the statute, the collector seized Ulysses, a book written by James Joyce, and the United States filed a libel for forfeiture. The claimant, Random House, Inc., the publisher of the American edition, intervened in the cause and filed its answer denying that the book was obscene and was subject to confiscation and praying that. The claimant, Random House, Inc., the publisher of the American edition, intervened in the cause and filed its answer denying that the book was obscene and was subject to confiscation and praying that it be admitted into the United States.