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Finnegans Wake: Book 1.4 — Secret Diary Of PorterGirl

This chapter finds our eponymous hero Here Comes Everybody seemingly having a dream that he is dead, or a dream that he is Finnegan (who may or may not be dead, despite the fact he has clearly had a wake).

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Breaking Rules

Finnegans Wake: Book 1.4

This chapter finds our eponymous hero Here Comes Everybody seemingly having a dream that he is dead, or a dream that he is Finnegan (who may or may not be dead, despite the fact he has clearly had a wake). 631 more words

The Early Twentieth Century Irish Boy: A Paradox in Joyce's "Araby"

By Isabelle Titcomb, IV Form

 

The Early Twentieth Century Irish Boy: A Paradox in Joyce’s “Araby”

Upon being asked “who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” Jesus replied, “truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 18:1-3). 1,349 more words

Season 3

webgoods and tealofts

The hour of his closing hies to hand; the tocsin that shall claxonise his wareabouts. If one who remembered his webgoods and tealofts were to ask of any hooper for whose it was the storks were quitting Aquileyria, this trundler would not wot; if other who found faith when his depth charge bombed our barrel slipway were to—!

James Joyce, Finnegans Wake

Literature

Arno Schmidt's Leviathan

Last weekend I read the second of Arno Schmidt’s stories from the Collected Novellas. Entitled Leviathan or The Best of Worlds, this is a claustrophobic short story set during the Fall of Berlin. 406 more words

James Joyce

the Lollapaloosa

Only the caul knows his thousandfirst name, Hocus Crocus, Esquilocus, Finnfinn the Faineant. Doth all this two way teleopic come aft to you, puritysnooper, as eft it were longtimes ofter when Potollomuck Sotyr or Sourdanapplous the Lollapaloosa put back Omega with the beths of alpability?

James Joyce, Finnegans Wake

Literature

evasive weed

The mar of murmury mermers to the mind’s ear, uncharted rock, evasive weed.

James Joyce, Finnegans Wake

Literature