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Annotations toFinnegans Wake Long Considered The Essential Guide To Joyce S Famously Difficult Work, Roland McHugh S Annotations To Finnegans Wakeprovides Both Novice Readers And Seasoned Joyceans With A Wealth Of Information In An Easy To Use Format Uniquely Suited To This Densely Layered Text Each Page Of The Annotations Corresponds Directly With A Page Of The Standard Viking Penguin Edition Of Finnegans Wake And Contains Line By Line Notes Following The Placement Of The Passages To Which They Refer The Reader Can Thus Look Directly From Text To Notes And Back Again, With No Need To Consult Separate Glossaries Or Other Listings.McHugh S Richly Detailed Notes Distill Decades Of Scholarship, Explicating Foreign Words, Unusual English Connotations And Colloquial Expressions, Place Names, Historical Events, Song Titles And Quotations, Parodies Of Other Texts, And Joyce S Diverse Literary And Popular Sources The Third Edition Has Added Material Reflecting Fifteen Years Of Research, Including Significant New Insights From Joyce S Compositional Notebooks The Buffalo Notebooks , Now Being Edited For The First Time.


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10 thoughts on “Annotations toFinnegans Wake

  1. says:

    Essential I could not imagine a reading of the Wake without McHugh on the desktop within arm s rach The farther along one goes with McHugh theone is astounded by his achievement One can ask for no better guide through Joyce s nightworld than this,...


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    There s very little to say except for the thing Sissy may have said which sounds something like No duh which is not a very nice thing to say and when someone says that you get all violent feeling inside But as to the presenc...


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    I used this work quite extensively for my thesis While it definitely didn t answer all of my questions, it gave me a good starting point for a lot of them.


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    I ve looked at a lot of guides to Finnegan s Wake, and this is by far, my favorite if only because it is the only guide that allows you to read Joyce relatively straight through McHugh gives us a single page for each page of the Wake with line by line annotations covering suggested translations, puns, allusions, and historical references As McHugh explains in the preface, the reader examining any of Joyce s pages simply holds the Annotations page alongside it and examines the...


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    Absolutely essential to making local sense of the book That s all there is to it Yes, the book has flaws No, it doesn t give you everything you might want, even for what it claims to do No, it isn t a proper annotation in that when Joyce makes references to various things, McHugh only tells you what he is referencing, but generally nothing about what is referenced, meaning it s on you to look up that information if you desire But, armed with the understanding that McHugh is far from the f Absolutely essential to making local sense of the book That s all there is to it Yes, the book has flaws No, it doesn t give you everything you might want, even for what it claims to do No, it isn t a proper annotation in that when Joyce makes references to various things, McHugh only tells you what he is referencing, but generally nothing about what is referenced, meaning it s on you to look up that information if you ...


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    I can t imagine even trying to read Finnegans Wake without this invaluable guide The concept is simple McHugh provides a running gloss to Joyce s masterpiece, concisely explaining the multilingual puns and obscure allusions in a layout that matches that of ...


  7. says:

    Unlike the Ulysses annotations, you definitely do need the original to use this It is not so much a book that you can read for your own pleasure, but a tool to figure out as much as you can from Finnegans Wake The layout is great because each page corresponds to that in Wake, but it can get ...


  8. says:

    Quite an astounding work to read along side the Wake Its set up to line up line by line and page by page with the printed text unless you re reading Finnegan s Wake on an e reader This and Joseph Campbell s A Skeleton Key to Finnegan s Wake were for me the two indispensable texts for re...


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    I can t really have been said to have read.But it has useful page by page notes on Finnegans Wake Finnegans Wake, which I consult from time to time The latter I ve read 4 times or so.


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