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Diving back into Finnegans Wake

I just pick up where I left off. Which is probably perfectly fine with this book, after all. Greatest work of surrealism ever? I’m sure there are many dissertations on that possibility.

Here’s the crazy thing: I just read it and laugh. I don’t mark the shit up like some highbrow Dan Brown fan. I just read the fucking book. Crazy, I know. If you’d rather hear than read, which in the case of this book, might be the right way to go (though you’ll miss some of the gags), try this.

And here’s a nice playlist of documentaries on Joyce, Wiki on Wake (Wakey?), and an online annotated version. And even a film version:



Actually, what’s crazy is that this is a manuscript of “Work in Progress,” the working title for Wake:


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