James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake"
May 18, 2012 6:58 PM Subscribe
posted by Trurl (40 comments total)
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simply read Finnegans Wake
. Since it is said to make more sense when recited aloud, you could start with this recording
of James Joyce performing a passage from the "Anna Livia Plurabelle" section - which has been described as "one of the most beautiful prose-poems in English".
There are also these illustrations
- which have been featured in the blue previously
When you're ready to wade in, there is FinnegansWiki
- which will satisfy your long-standing curiosity about what "bababadalgharaghtakamminarronnkonnbronntonnerronntuonnthunntrovarrhounawnskawntoohoohoordenenthurnuk" means. And out in the deep waters is Finnegans Wake Extensible Elucidation Treasury
But you'll need some kind of help. One does not