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James Joyce's Finnegans Wake
A Casebook

Edited By

John Harty, III

ISBN 9781138193628
Published July 27, 2017 by Routledge
234 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1991. James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake: A Case Book was published in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Joyce's final work with 14 critical essays and a page-by-page outline of the novel. The book includes critical approaches and interpretations in film, drama, and music. This title will be of interest to students of literature.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements;  Editor’s Note;  Introduction;  A Working Outline of Finnegans WakePart 1: Assessments;  1. Dreaming Up the Wake  2. An Introduction to Finnegans Wake  3. SHEM THE TEXTMAN  4. The Femasculine Obsubject: A Lacanian Reading of FW 606-607  5. Quinet in the Wake: The Proof or The Pudding?  6. Finnegans Wake: All the World’s a Stage  7. The Convertshems of the Tchoose: Judaism and Jewishness in Finnegans Wake  8. Joyce’s "Blue Guitar": Wallace Stevens and Finnegans WakePart 2: Joyce’s Textual Self-Referentiality;  9. Every Man His Own God: From Ulysses to Finnegans Wake  10. Joyce’s Nonce-Symbolic Calculus: A Finnegans Wake Trajectory  11. The Female World;  Part 3: Performance;  12. "Group drinkards maaks grope thinkards or how reads rotary" (FW 312.31): Finnegans Wake and the Group Reading Experience  13. Notes for Staging Finnegans Wake  14. Mary Ellen Bute’s Film Adaptation of Finnegans Wake  15. Thoughts on Making Music From the Hundred-Letter Words in Finnegans Wake;  Contributors;  Index

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