By Bill Cole Cliett
"Finnegans Wake" is most probably a intentionally tough e-book, complicated, advanced, vague. the explanations for this are diversified, yet an immense reason is Joyce's means for growing his courageous new paintings from millions of daring new phrases. they're inventive collisions of current phrases, concocted collaborations of multilingual phrases, and combos of either which are the inception of a accomplished, catholic language all its personal, what's mostly known as Wakese. A "Finnegans Wake" Lextionary introduces readers to over 800 of those offbeat, strange, bizarre, and approach out phrases, phrases good outdoor our dictionaries, that exist in a literary "langscape" all their very own. and because Joyce intended for his innovations to include a number of meanings evocative with elusive allusions, the defintions given listed below are merely the jump-off element for a lot extra enjoyable with "Finnegans Wake."
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Vous n'éteindrez pas de fatigue et de froid mon cri fumant mon cri intact d'animal pris au piège. (La troupe coupe la foule en deux. ) LE REBELLE 565 Voici les dignes messagers de cette race cupide. VIEILLE FEMME L'or et l'argent ont tissé leur teint pâle. JEUNE FEMME L'attente de la proie a busqué leur nez fauve. 570 UN HOMME L'éclat de l'acier niche en leurs ye\lX froids. (Les soldats fonnent un cercle de leurs annes. ) 575 Ah, c'est une race sans velours. 61 Acte 1: La Liberté LE MESSAGER Salut.
L'ADMINISTRATEUR C'est trop tard. Trop tard pour le laisser s'échapper. LEGEOLIER Vous m'avez appelé, Monsieur l'Administrateur. 290 Et les chiens se taisaient 48 295 L'ADMINISTRATEUR Oui. Cet homme-là les pousse à la révolte. Faites qu'il se taise, et tout de suite! LEGEOLIER Avec plaisir. 300 L'ADMINISTRATEUR Non, non, pas comme ça. Pas de violence. M'avezvous bien compris? LEGEOLIER Vous pouvez compter sur moi. 305 L'ADMINISTRATEUR C'est bien. Allez-vous-en. ) LE REBELLE (qui tient la foule en haleine) 310 Et vous n'avez plus la force de protester, de vous indigner, de gémir, condamnés à vivre en tête à tête avec la stupidité empuantie, sans autre chose qui vous tienne chaud au sang que de regarder ciller Acte 1: La Liberté 49 jusqu'à mi-verre votre rhum antillais ...
LE VENDU 75 Que dois-je faire, Maître? L'ADMINISTRATEUR 80 Les tiens se sont révoltés, ils ont mis la feu à la propriété et ont tué le maître blanc. Nous avons arrêté le meneur. Le voilà derrière les barreaux, séparé de vous, qu'il a égarés. Mais les gens ne travaillent plus aux champs, ils traînassent, palabrent et serrent les poings. LE VENDU Ils disent qu'il est leur roi. 85 90 L'ADMINISTRATEUR Tu iras voir les tiens et tu leur parleras. Tu leur diras: Hélas, qu'avons-nous fait? La vengeance des maîtres blancs s'abattra sur nous.