Molly's Soliloquy: A Banned Books Reading & Performance

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Molly's Soliloquy

In 1921, James Joyce's great modernist novel Ulysses was banned in the United States for sexually suggestive content including the book’s controversial last chapter known as Molly's Soliloquy

Listen to a reading of Molly's Soliloquy

Featuring Molly Bloom, the sexually assertive wife of main character Leopold Bloom, Molly’s Soliloquy is here performed by Linda Libby as part of Write Out Loud’s read-aloud program, Listen to This, which records and shares favorite short stories each day with a growing number of local and international listeners.  Warning: adult language and content.

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