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The Resource Finnegans wake, James Joyce ; with an introduction by John Bishop

Finnegans wake, James Joyce ; with an introduction by John Bishop

Label
Finnegans wake
Title
Finnegans wake
Statement of responsibility
James Joyce ; with an introduction by John Bishop
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an experimental novel depicting a dream of world history, with characters from literature and history appearing and disappearing, written in a dream language that is a comical mixture of all the languages of Europe
Member of
Summary
'Riverrun past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs ..." So starts Finnegans wake, the greatest challenge in twentieth-century literature. Who is Humphrey Chimpden Earwicker? And what did he get up to in Phoenix Park? And what did Anna Livia Plurabelle have to say about it? In the rich night time language of dreams here is history, anecdote, myth, folk tale -- and above all, a wondrous sense of humour coloured by a clear sense of humanity. In this exceptional reading by the Irish actor Jim Norton, with Marcella Riordan, the world of the Wake is more accessible than ever before. The abridgement, made by the composer and Joyce enthusiast Roger Marsh, is presented with the text, allowing the listener to get deeper into Joyce's labyrinth ..
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
037040
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6019.O9
LC item number
F5 1999
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin twentieth-century classics
Target audience
adult
Label
Finnegans wake, James Joyce ; with an introduction by John Bishop
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
1932915
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 628 p.
Isbn
9780141181264
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99050174
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm42692059
  • (OCoLC)42692059
Label
Finnegans wake, James Joyce ; with an introduction by John Bishop
Publication
Control code
1932915
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 628 p.
Isbn
9780141181264
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99050174
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm42692059
  • (OCoLC)42692059

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