New Autumn/Winter 2018 Course

Join us this Autumn/Winter at the James Joyce Cultural Centre where, led by Dr. Caroline Elbay, our Lifelong Learning programme presents CITIES IN LITERATURE AND MUSIC. This is a series of talks, music, and guest lectures on the varied roles that major cities have played in both literary and musical works of different eras and […]

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 […]