First published in 1991. James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake: A Case Book was published in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Joyce's final work with 14 critical essays and a page-by-page outline of the novel. The book includes critical approaches and interpretations in film, drama, and music. This title will be of interest to students of literature.

chapter |7 pages

A Working Outline of Finnegans Wake**

ByBernard Benstock

part I|101 pages


chapter |10 pages

Dreaming Up the Wake**

ByDavid Hayman

chapter |10 pages

An Introduction to Finnegans Wake**

ByColin MacCabe

chapter |11 pages

Shem the Textman

ByHugh Kenner

chapter |12 pages

The Femasculine Obsubject: A Lacanian Reading of FW 606–607

BySheldon Brivic

chapter |12 pages

Quinet in the Wake: The Proof or the Pudding?

ByBernard Benstock

chapter |16 pages

Finnegans Wake: All the World's a Stage**

ByVincent J. Cheng

chapter |13 pages

Joyce's “Blue Guitar”: Wallace Stevens and Finnegans Wake

ByAlbert Montesi

part II|36 pages

Joyce's Textual Self-Referentiality

chapter |15 pages

Every Man His Own God: From Ulysses to Finnegans Wake

ByAlan S. Loxterman

chapter |10 pages

Joyce's Nonce-Symbolic Calculus: A Finnegans Wake Trajectory

ByDavid W. Robinson

chapter |8 pages

The Female Word

ByKimberly J. Devlin

part III|49 pages