Friday, May 24, 2013

"A Typographic Confabulation with Finnegans Wake"

Via the essential creativity blog Brain Pickings, an old out-of-print obscure illustrated book of Finnegans Wake quotes, entitled Id-Grids and Ego-Graphs: A Confabulation With Finnegans Wake. Even though I've been a fan of the Wake for only about 5 years now, I'm pretty astounded that I'd never come across this title anywhere until today.

Go check out Maria Popova's write up for lots of images from the book. Here's a sample:


Feels like a prefiguration of Stephen Crowe's artistic experiment with illustrating the Wake one page at a time.