How Joyce Wrote Finnegans Wake: A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide

In this landmark study of James Joyce s Finnegans Wake, Luca Crispi and Sam Slote have brought together fourteen other leading Joyce experts in a genetic guide to one of the twentieth century s most intriguing works of fiction Each essay approaches Finnegans Wake through novel perspectives afforded by Joyce s preparatory manuscripts By investigating a work through its maIn this landmark study of James Joyce s Finnegans Wake, Luca Crispi and Sam Slote have brought together fourteen other leading Joyce experts in a genetic guide to one of the twentieth century s most intriguing works of fiction Each essay approaches Finnegans Wake through novel perspectives afforded by Joyce s preparatory manuscripts By investigating a work through its manuscripts, genetic criticism both grounds speculative interpretations in an historical, material context and opens up a broader horizon for critical and textual interpretation.The introduction by Luca Crispi, Sam Slote, and Dirk Van Hulle offers a chronology of the composition of Finnegans Wake, an archival survey of the manuscripts, and an introduction to genetic criticism Then, the volume provides a chapter by chapter interpretation of Finnegans Wake from a variety of perspectives, probing the book as a work in progress The fruit of than two decades worth of Wakean genetic studies, this book is the essential starting point for all future studies of Joyce s most complex and fascinating work.
How Joyce Wrote Finnegans Wake A Chapter by Chapter Genetic Guide In this landmark study of James Joyce s Finnegans Wake Luca Crispi and Sam Slote have brought together fourteen other leading Joyce experts in a genetic guide to one of the twentieth century s most i

  • Title: How Joyce Wrote Finnegans Wake: A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide
  • Author: Luca Crispi Luca Crispi Sam Slote
  • ISBN: 9780299218607
  • Page: 243
  • Format: Hardcover
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