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Quotation by E.M. Forster
Ulysses ... is a dogged attempt to cover the universe with mud, an inverted Victorianism, an attempt to make crossness and dirt succeed where sweetness and light failed, a simplification of the human character in the interests of Hell.
E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879–1970), British novelist, essayist. "Fantasy," ch. 6, Aspects of the Novel (1927).
Forster also called Ulysses "perhaps the most interesting literary experiment of our day."
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