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Tim Conley: Deranged Readings of Finnegans Wake Friday, Nov. 6, 6:00 pm VIA ZOOM!


Tim Conley: Deranged Readings of Finnegans Wake Friday, Nov 6, 2020, 6pm Zoom
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The James Joyce Society

invites you to
A Virtual Meeting

'Petitions Full of Pieces of Pottery':
Deranged Readings of Finnegans Wake

by
Tim Conley
Professor of English
Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario

Friday, Nov 6, 2020 6:00 PM - via Zoom
Eastern Standard Time
(US and Canada)

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"Some critical readings we may feel are persuasive and apt, and others we may disagree with or find dissatisfying, but there is a third kind of reading: those interpretations whose logic is more or less entirely self-sustaining and so unassailable. Finnegans Wake is one of those cultural artifacts around which a small culture of such readings has developed over the decades, and this talk makes the case for acknowledging and attempting to understand this phenomenon as a significant part of the social history of the text."