Joyce's Book of the Dark: Finnegans Wake

Joyce's Book of the Dark: Finnegans Wake

by John Bishop

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Joyce’s Book of the Dark gives us such a blend of exciting intelligence and impressive erudition that it will surely become established as one of the most fascinating and readable Finnegans Wake studies now available.”—Margot Norris, James Joyce Literary Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299108236
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 12/01/1986
Series: Mark H Ingraham Prize , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 283,721
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

John Bishop is associate professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.   

Table of Contents

Contents Maps and Figures Abbreviations Etymologies Acknowledgments An Introduction: On Obscurity Chapter 1 - "Reading the Evening World" Chapter 2 - Nothing in Particular: On English Obliterature Chapter 3 - "Finnegan" Chapter 4 - Inside the Coffin: Finnegans Wake and the Egyptian Book of the Dead Chapter 5 - The Identity of the Dreamer Chapter 6 - Nocturnal Geography: How to Take "Polar Bearings" Chapter 7 - Vico's "Night of Darkness": The New Science and Finnegans Wake Chapter 8 - "Meoptics" Chapter 9 - Earwickerwork Chapter 10 - "Litters": On Reading Finnegans Wake Chapter 11 - "The Nursing Mirror" Chapter 12 - "Anna Livia Plurabelle": A Riverbabble Primer Notes Index

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