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JOYCE, J: Finnegans Wake (70th Anniversary Edition) (Abridged)

    

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JOYCE, J: Finnegans Wake (70th Anniversary Edition) (Abridged)

Finnegans Wake is a comedy, although trying to unravel its mysteries is no joke at all! Even the most devoted fans of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Ulysses have difficulty in coming to terms with the labyrinthine riddle of Joyce’s last great novel. At root, though, the book is simple, charming and deeply moving.

Publican Humphrey Chimpden Earwicker, his ever-loving wife Anna Livia Plurabelle, their daughter Isobel and twin sons Shem and Shaun represent all humanity. The novel is a dream (their dream?) and also a gloss on Irish and world history. The complexities of Joyce’s multilingual puns begin to fall away in this fresh and amusing reading, making the book accessible to many would-be readers for the first time.



Disc 1

  Finnegans Wake (Abridged)
1.   The fall: 'riverrun, past Eve and Adam's…' 00:10:18
2.   The fall: 'Hence when the clouds roll by, jamey…' 00:05:28
3.   The fall: 'So this is Dyoublong' 00:07:03
4.   The fall: '(Stoop) if you are abcedminded, to this claybook…' 00:07:17
5.   HCE - his name and reputation: 'Now (to forebare for ever so little…)' 00:08:12
6.   HCE - his name and reputation: 'Twas two pisononse Timcove's…' 00:07:15
7.   HCE - his name and reputation: 'The wararrow went round, so it did…' 00:01:55
8.   HCE - his name and reputation: 'The Ballad Of Persse O'Reilly' 00:03:53
9.   His trial and incarceration: 'Chest Cee! Sdense! Corpo di barragio!' 00:05:56
10.   His trial and incarceration: 'One of our coming Vauxhall ontheboards…' 00:04:58
11.   His trail and incarceration: 'But resuming enquiries.' 00:05:57
12.   His trial and incarceration: 'And thus, with this rochelly exetur of Bully Acre…' 00:02:37
13.   The Manifesto Of ALP: 'In the name of Annah the Allmaziful…' 00:08:04


Disc 2

  Finnegans Wake (Abridged)
1.   The Manifesto Of ALP: 'About that original hen' 00:06:10
2.   The Manifesto Of ALP: 'Let us now, weather, health, dangers, public orders…' 00:10:05
3.   Quiz night and the fable of the Mookse and the Gripes: 'So Who do you no tonigh, lazy and gentleman' 00:07:41
4.   Quiz night and the fable of the Mookse and the Gripes: 'What bitter's love but yearning…' 00:05:02
5.   Quiz night and the fable of the Mookse and the Gripes: 'If you met on the binge a poor acheseyeld from Ailing…' 00:02:46
6.   Quiz night and the fable of the Mookse and the Gripes: 'The Mookse and the Gripes' 00:09:59
7.   Quiz night and the fable of the Mookse and the Gripes: 'Nuvoletta in her lightdress, spunn of sisteen shimmers…' 00:06:25
8.   Shem the penman: 'Shem is as short for Shemus as Jem is jokey for Jacob' 00:07:17
9.   Shem the penman: 'You see, chaps, it will trickle out, freaksily of course…' 00:10:34
10.   Shem the penman: 'JUSTIUS (to himother): Brawn is my name 00:06:07


Disc 3

  Finnegans Wake (Abridged)
1.   The Washers at the Ford: 'O tell me all about Anna Livia!' 00:06:49
2.   The Washers at the Ford: 'By earth and the cloudy…' 00:08:57
3.   The Washers at the Ford: 'We'll meet again…' 00:04:33
4.   The Children's Hour: 'Every evening at lighting up o'clock sharp…' 00:09:16
5.   The Children's Hour: 'Yet, ah tears, who can her mater be' 00:04:37
6.   The Children's Hour: 'Home all go…' 00:02:14
7.   Bride Ship and Gulls (HCE's dream): '– Three quarks for Muster Mark!' 00:11:26
8.   Bride Ship and Gulls (HCE's dream): 'Hear, O Hear, Iseult la Belle!' 00:02:24
9.   Shaun before the people: 'Hark!Tolv two elf kater ten (it can't be) sax' 00:10:41
10.   Shaun before the people: ' – So vi et! we responded. Song! Shaun, song!' 00:09:34
11.   Shaun before the people: 'The thing pleased him…' 00:02:09
12.   Shaun before the people: ' – Now How good you are in explosition' 00:06:33


Disc 4

  Finnegans Wake (Abridged)
1.   HCE and ALP – their bed of trial: 'What was thaas Fog was whaas Too mult sleepth. Let sleepth' 00:08:44
2.   HCE and ALP – their bed of trial: 'In their bed of trial, on the bolster of hardship…' 00:09:42
3.   HCE and ALP – their bed of trial: 'Jeminy, what is the view…' 00:05:14
4.   HCE and ALP – their bed of trial: 'Now their laws assist them…' 00:03:59
5.   HCE and ALP – their bed of trial: 'O, O, her fairy setalite…' 00:06:49
6.   Ricorso (Return): 'Sandhyas! Sandhyas! Sandhyas!' 00:05:41
7.   Ricorso (Return): 'You mean to see…' 00:06:12
8.   Ricorso (Return): 'The cry of Stena chills the vitals of slumbring…' 00:05:00
9.   Ricorso (Return): 'Dear. And we go on to Dirtdump. Reverend' 00:06:23
10.   Ricorso (Return): 'Soft morning city! Lsp! I am leafy speafing' 00:10:47
11.   Ricorso (Return): 'I've lapped so long…' 00:10:38

Total Playing Time: 05:09:21






Author(s):
Joyce, James

Reader(s):
Norton, Jim; Riordan, Marcella

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA596012

Barcode: 9789626349601

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Physical Release: 05/2009

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