Illuminating The Wake no.31

Welcome to ‘Illuminating the Wake’ where I get to share my personal approach to reading Finnegans Wake, a process of ‘reading-through-drawing’. Like many Wake readers, as I work my way through the book I habitually add my own annotations. These scrawled notes usually represent immediate responses to what I find in the text, rather than […]

Illuminating The Wake no. 30

My exploration of Finnegans Wake, a personal process of ‘reading-through-drawing’ continues with the fifth ‘chapter’ of ‘book’ I. The process always begins with the book itself and my immediate responses to what I find in the text. I make pencil annotations of my impressions each time I revisit a passage, trying not to be too […]

Illuminating The Wake No. 29

Welcome to the latest ‘Illuminating the Wake’ in which I will be sharing more of my visual approach to reading Finnegans Wake. Readers of previous posts will be familiar with how I go about this. Basically its a page by page process of annotation, pictorial notation and drawing which builds up a graphic representation of […]

Illuminating The Wake no. 28

‘Illuminating the Wake’ is where I get to share my own particular approach to reading Finnegans Wake, a process I have come to consider as of ‘reading-through-drawing’.  Like many readers of the Wake, I find it helpful to add my own annotations to the text as I work my way through the book.  These annotations […]