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Benstock, Bernard / Joyce-again's wake : an analysis of Finnegans wake
(1965)

A working outline of Finnegans Wake,   pp. xv-xxiv PDF (378.2 KB)


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A Working Outline of Finnegans Wake 
CHAPTER i (pp. 3-29) 
3: Statement of themes 
4: Battle in Heaven and introduction of Finnegan Finnegan's fall and promise
of resurrection 
5-6: The City 
6-7: The Wake 
7-8: Landscape foreshadows H.C.E. and A.~LP. 
8-io: Visit to Willingdone Museyroom 
10: The Earwicker house 
10-12: Biddy the hen finds the letter in the midden heap 
12-13: Dublin landscape 
13-15: Pre-history of Ireland—the invaders (including the birth
of
Shem and Shaun, p. 14) 
15-18: Mutt and Jute recount the Battle of Clontarf 
18-20: The development of the Alphabet and Numbers 
21-23: The Tale of Jan van Hoother and the Prankquean 
23-24: The Fall 
25: Finnegan's Wake revisited 
25-29: Restless Finnegan is told about the present age 
29: H.C.E. introduced 
CHAPTER 2 (pp. 30-47) 
30-32 The genesis and naming of Humphrey Chimpden Earwicker 
32-33: Gaiety Theatre production of A Royal Divorce 
33-35: Rumors about H.C.E.'s indiscretion 
35-36: The Encounter with the Cad 
36-38: The Cad dines and drinks 


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