Thank Campbell for Modern Abridgment
Many classic novels such as “Moby Dick”, and “Vanity Fair” are so complicated to read, many are put off at by the first few pages. Joseph Campbell’s: “A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake” was a well needed abridgment which helped shape the future of the craft.
SourceFrom The New Yorker on October 22, 2007
Attributed to Adam Gopnik (https://www.jcf.org/notes/wp-content/uploads/sites/10/2016/11/Shelf-Life.pdf)