Mary Ellen Bute films finnegan's wake

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  • Portions of the film "Passages from James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake" are discussed by its creator Mary Ellen Bute and William Tindall, Professor of English at Columbia University. Tindall speaks about "Finnegan's Wake", its plot, theme and characters, Bute tells how she came to the decision to attempt such an ambitious project, her choice of selections from Joyce's huge work for the film and how the actors handled the language. Includes excerpts from her film.


  • VHS.