Finnegans Wake: Book 1.2 — Secret Diary Of PorterGirl

Tackling James Joyce, particularly his most impenetrable work, Finnegan’s Wake, is either an act of folly or bravery and probably, a combination of both. This is just the second stab, so to speak, by The Secret Diary of a PorterGirl

You will not be surprised to hear that I still have no real clue about proceedings in Finnegans Wake, but let’s not allow that to hinder us. At last we are introduced to the leading man, (assuming he didn’t pop up earlier and I missed it) although even that isn’t straightforward. He is Harold or […]

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9 thoughts on “Finnegans Wake: Book 1.2 — Secret Diary Of PorterGirl

      • I know what you mean and I’m engaged in three of these Blogging U courses that send me prompt emails, every day. One of the word prompts is ‘grief’ and that has caught my eye as my father died, last December and I’ve yet to write about it, although that’s what I’ve been doing all morning, in between reblogging, reading, commenting, shopping, cooking and eating.

      • I am sorry to hear about your father. Writing does somewhat take over, and that is no bad thing. Except I have to put the finishing touches to the final edit of book too and I just… can’t… bring myself… to do it…

      • Yes, there is a half finished manuscript wailing at me somewhere in the bowels of my Mac. I do apportion a certain number of hours, every day, to it but it still complains of neglect, disinterest and apathy, but I just scold it and tell it not to be tautological

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