Lou Reed studied Finnegans Wake with Delmore Schwartz >> Oh thats lovely.

“We gathered around you as you read Finnegans Wake. So hilarious but impenetrable without you. You said there were few things better in life than to devote oneself to Joyce.”

https://finwakeatx.blogspot.com/2018/06/the-pantheon-of-finnegans-woke-or-why.html