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Finnegans Wake

James Joyce

Finnegans Wake, by James Joyce, is one of the central texts of twentieth-century literature, now in an edition incorporating Joyce’s own alterations and corrections to the first printing in 1939.

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£14.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571217359
Date Published
04.11.2002
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Summary

The complete text of James Joyce’s dream masterpiece, one of the great works of twentieth-century literature. This copyright edition incorporates Joyce’s own alterations and corrections to the first printing in 1939.

‘Here words are not the polite contortions of twentieth-century printer’s ink. They are alive. They elbow their way on to the page, and glow and blaze and fade and disappear.’ Samuel Beckett

JamesJoyce

James Joyce was born in Rathgar, Dublin, in 1882. In 1904 he and Nora Barnacle (whom he married in 1931) left Ireland for Trieste. Abroad, free from the restrictions he felt in Ireland, Joyce felt compelled to write of his native land, producing Dubliners (1914) and A Portrait of the Artist as Young Man (1916). During World War I, he…

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