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A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake: James Joyce's Masterwork

A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake: James Joyce's Masterwork

by Joseph Campbell, Henry Morton Robinson

Editorial: New World Library
ISBN: 9781577314059
Número de páginas: 402
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 11 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-09
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"Countless readers have begun Finnegans Wake - James Joyce's masterwork, on which he labored for a third of his life - only to give up after a few pages and dismiss this great work as a "perverse triumph of the unintelligible." Indeed, when it was first published in 1939, the book was met largely with indifference, as readers and critics asked, "Why bother with a book that's so hard to read?" Five years later, in 1944, a young professor of mythology and literature named Joseph Campbell, working with novelist and poet Henry Morton Robinson, wrote the first guide to entering the fascinating, disturbing, marvelous world of Finnegans Wake." Few early readers found themselves able to work out the mythical and literary ...