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


Disc 2

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


Disc 3

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


Disc 4

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

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in the United States due to possible copyright restrictions


Release Date: 05/2009

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