MOCA Contemporary Dialogues: Navigating James Joyce’s Ulysses

Wednesday, October 15 at 7 PM MOCA Contemporary Dialogues

James Joyce’s Ulysses (1922) is generally considered the greatest novel of the twentieth century, yet its reputation for unreadability leads many readers away from it. Almost a century after its publication, however, critics, artists, and other elucidators have found myriad ways to assist readers in navigating Joyce’s odyssey to a point where the work’s “difficulty” can be appreciated as necessary and even essential to its form. New media forms in particular allow experiences of Joyce’s style unavailable to earlier generations.