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Thursday, March 24, 2016

James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake Has a Mathematical “Multifractal” Structure

‘…[s]cientists at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Poland have found that James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake—a novel we might think of as perhaps the most self-consciously referential examination of language written in any tongue—is “almost indistinguishable in its structure from a purely mathematicalmulti fractal.”

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