Artist: Artist/Author/Producer James Joyce|
Confronting Bodies: Confronting Bodies U.S. Government
Date of Action: Dates of action 1918, 1930
Specific Location: Location United States
Description of Artwork: James Joyce's novel "Ulysses".
Description of Incident: In 1918 chapters published in the Little Review, are burned by the U.S. Post Office. In 1930, while en route to a potential American publisher, the U.S. Post Office once again seizes copies of the novel.
Results of Incident: In 1933, Federal Judge John Woolsey lifts the ban on Ulysses.
Source: National Association of Artists Organizations
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