PorterGirl’s Journey into Joyce

Forget what I said about the last chapter being the strangest – this is definitely stranger. I struggled a bit with this one, but I think the overall gist is that this talks about lots of characters and places, through the guise of a pub quiz. It took me quite a while to come to […]…Read more PorterGirl’s Journey into Joyce

Finnegans Wake: Book 1.4 — Secret Diary Of PorterGirl

This chapter finds our eponymous hero Here Comes Everybody seemingly having a dream that he is dead, or a dream that he is Finnegan (who may or may not be dead, despite the fact he has clearly had a wake). Could be both. There is mention of traitors at the wake and HCE is conscious…Read more Finnegans Wake: Book 1.4 — Secret Diary Of PorterGirl

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…Read more Finnegans Wake: Book 1.2 — Secret Diary Of PorterGirl