Waywords & Meansigns Volume Three: Returning Contributors

Waywords and Meansigns - image by Robert Berry

Guest Blog by Waywords & Meansigns Director Derek Pyle A few weeks ago we announced many of the contributors to the third volume of Waywords and Meansigns, our international project setting Joyce’s Finnegans Wake to music. This project has been ongoing for a few years. We began by producing two unabridged musical editions of Finnegans Wake, […]

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The Bloomsday Interview: Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman in conversation with Rick O’Shea

Bloomsday 2016 - Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com

On Bloomsday 2016 the James Joyce Centre presented a very special Bloomsday Interview with literary power couple Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman in conversation with RTE’s The Poetry Programme presenter Rick O’Shea. The discussion was held at the O’Reilly Theatre in Joyce’s alma mater Belvedere College, just up the street from the Centre. The conversation on the […]

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Waywords & Meansigns – The British Take on Finnegans Wake

W&M Haynes web effort

Waywords and Meansigns is a large-scale project setting the Wake to music unabridged, with each chapter set to music by a different person or group. While the project features readers and musicians from around the globe, a large number of the contributors are British. Neil Campbell, a mainstay of British fringe and experimental music scenes, […]

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