Wednesday, February 3
Hear James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake Read Unabridged & Set to Music By 17 Different Artists
"If you want a guide through James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake—the modernist author’s 'wordiest aria,' writes Kirkus Reviews, 'and surely the strangest ever sung in any language'—you’d be hard pressed find a better one than novelist Anthony Burgess. Not only did Burgess turn his study of Joyce to very good account in creating his own polyglot language in A Clockwork Orange, but he has 'tastefully selected the more readable portions' of Joyce’s final novel in an abridged version, A Shorter Finnegans Wake. ..."
Open Culture (Video)
2011 March: Passages from James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake" (1965-67), 2010 March: Ulysses Seen, 2013 February: ULYSSES “SEEN” is moving to Dublin!, 2013: Dubliners, 2014 May: The Dead (1987 film), 2014 May: “Have I Ever Left It?” by Mark O'Connell, 2014 July: Digital Dubliners, 2014 September: Read "Ulysses Seen", A Graphic Novel Adaptation of James Joyce’s Classic, 2015 January: The Mapping Dubliners Project, 2015 February: Davy Byrne’s, 2016 January: Port and Docks.