A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake

A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake

"A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake" (1944) by mythologist Joseph Campbell and Henry Morton Robinson is a work of literary criticism. One of the first major texts to provide an in-depth analysis of "Finnegans Wake" (James Joyce's final novel), "A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake" is considered by many scholars to be a seminal work on the text [http://www.themodernword.com/Joyce/joyce_crit_3.html] . The term "monomyth", which Campbell used to describe his journey of the hero in his book, "The Hero With a Thousand Faces", came from "Finnegans Wake."


**Chapter 1: Finnegan's Fall
**Chapter 2: HCE-His Agnomen and Reputation
**Chapter 3: HCE-His Trial and Incarceration
**Chapter 4: HCE-His Demise and Resurrection
**Chapter 5: The Manifesto of ALP
**Chapter 6: Riddles-The Personages of the Manifesto
**Chapter 7: Shem the Penman
**Chapter 8: The Washers at the Ford
**Chapter 1: The Children's Hour
**Chapter 2: The Study Period-Triv and Quad
**Chapter 3: Taverny in Feast
**Chapter 4: Bride-Ship and Gulls
**Chapter 1: Shaun before the People
**Chapter 2: Jaun before St. Bride's
**Chapter 3: Yawn under Inquest
**Chapter 4: HCE and ALP-Their Bed of Trial

External links

* [http://www.jcf.org/works.php?id=331 Summary from the Joseph Campbell Foundation]
*" [http://archive.salon.com/books/feature/2001/03/16/finnegan/index.html Finnegans Wake Breakdown] "

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