Download A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake, Unlocking James Joyce’s Masterwork Free Book

Countless would-be readers of Finnegans Wake — James Joyce’s 1939 masterwork, on which he labored for a third of his life — have given up after a few pages and “dismissed the book as a perverse triumph of the unintelligible.” In 1944, a young professor of mythology and literature named Joseph Campbell, working with novelist…

Download A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake, Unlocking James Joyce’s Masterwork Free Book

Since its publication in 1939, countless would-be readers of Finnegans Wake – James Joyce’s masterwork, which consumed a third of his life – have given up after a few pages, dismissing it as a “perverse triumph of the unintelligible.” In 1944, a young professor of mythology and literature named Joseph Campbell, working with Henry Morton…