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  1. Mar 2019
    1. John Mowitt’s remarkable book Percussion: Drumming, Beating, Striking

      think about this with finnegans wake - rythm and body

  2. Feb 2019
    1. This (‘it is really a little book in itself’) is an important statement in that it makes explicit how Joyce saw the double status of his works: on the one hand as preliminary sections of a work in progress; and, on the other hand, at times as autonomous books. In the particular case of Anna Livia Plurabelle, Joyce’s reading of the newest version of this piece around 17 November 1927 seems to have convinced him that the episode had now reached a form of completion.

      Joyce also saw each chapter as metonymous fort he greater novel—particularly as he reached completion of the ALP chapter

    2. ‘The extract in “Transition” No.8 is the ANNA LIVIA episode forming the end of Part I; it is really a little book in itself.’45

      Sylvia Beach says this

    3. Joyce sent her more emendations.

      Joyce's history of emendations to Beach, and her accomodation. Gives a metatestual reading of the feminine crossed with fluidity.

    4. The Fluid Text,

      So the fluid text is a principal invoked in the instability of every text as only a physical approximation of thought. Diverges from Genetic criticism because that is instead centralized around writing process, whereas fluidity addresses slippery meanings beyonf authorial intent/control.