Quotation by James Joyce

Shun the Punman!
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. Finnegans Wake, Part I, section iii, Penguin (1976).

Joyce's alternate name for his artist figure in Finnegans Wake, Shem the Penman, explains the style of the book and early readers' reactions to it.
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