Mark Pesce on Finnegans Wiki, and whatever happened to the book.

Please visit Mark's website here: There are two other paths open for literature, nearlydiametrically opposed. The first was taken by JRR Tolkien inThe Lord of the Rings. Although hugely popular, the threebook series has never been described as a ‘page-turner’, beingtoo digressive and leisurely, yet, for all that, entirelycaptivating. Tolkien imagined a new universe – or rather,retrieved one from the fragments … Continue reading Mark Pesce on Finnegans Wiki, and whatever happened to the book.

Multi-Fractal Structure Of Finnegans Wake

probably one of the best descriptions of Hologrammic Prose i have read in yonks. Quoted from the Guardian Newspaper by Alison Flood. Noyse wairk. --Fly “The absolute record in terms of multifractality turned out to be Finnegans Wake by James Joyce. The results of our analysis of this text are virtually indistinguishable from ideal, purely mathematical … Continue reading Multi-Fractal Structure Of Finnegans Wake

Zhanmusi Qiaoyisi BIG in CHINA

By what miracles of linguistic mastery and literary imagination could Chinese characters be made to capture Joyce’s mind-bending manipulations of the alphabet? By what subtleties of cross-cultural understanding could the specificities of Ireland and its mythologies be translated for a Chinese audience? -- alphabet vs. the equation....?

Waywords and Meansigns: Recreating Finnegans Wake [in its whole wholume] Finnegans Wake [in its whole wholume]by Waywords and MeansignsPublished May 4, 1939Usage Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0Topics Waywords and Meansigns, James Joyce, Finnegans Wake, Audiobook, Music,Roratorio, Anna Livia Plurabelle, Dublin, Ireland, Irish literatureTrack listing:Finnegans Wake is organized into four books. Roman numerals indicate the book, Indo-Arabic numerals indicate the chapter within that book. Chapter names are italicized, followed by the names of musicians. Finnegans Wake is circular, … Continue reading Waywords and Meansigns: Recreating Finnegans Wake [in its whole wholume]

Introducing Islam in Finnegans Wake

A Fragment from "Introducing Islam in Finnegans Wake" By Aida YaredWhile writing Finnegans Wake, Joyce jotted down abbreviated entries in some fifty notebooks1 that he took great care to preserve. The entries are mainly fragments of sentences from books or newspapers that Joyce was reading - or that were being read to him, scraps of conversations, and personal … Continue reading Introducing Islam in Finnegans Wake

Terence McKenna – Surfing Finnegan’s Wake

In late April 2000, San Franciscopossibly at 1015 FolsomI joined Terence Mckenna'swaketoday i miss Terence and his wiseplayful wordwhirl languaginglate 20th century modern teller ofthe tale of the tribe:Joyce and McLhuanand Vicohere comes everybody...R.I.P Terence. (November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000)Terence McKenna - Surfing Finnegan's Wake

Finnegans Wake as "the "headless One" "The One with no Beginning"?

 Just musing, and came across the bornless rite and went straight to the wake as...the ONE with no beginning?xsteve flyIn its original form this ritual is very old. Many of the "barbaric names" used in it are from the Ancient Egyptians. Others are to be found among the Greek Gnostics. Most of the more identifiable … Continue reading Finnegans Wake as "the "headless One" "The One with no Beginning"?