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The legacy of David Foster Wallace

Author: Samuel S Cohen; Lee Konstantinou
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2012.
Series: New American canon.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: David Foster Wallace; David Foster Wallace; David Foster Wallace; David Foster Wallace
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel S Cohen; Lee Konstantinou
ISBN: 9781609380823 1609380827
OCLC Number: 759395858
Description: xxv, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Zoologists, elephants, and editors / Samuel Cohen, Lee Konstantinou --
History. All swallowed up : David Foster Wallace and American literature / Paul Giles --
Informal remarks from David Foster Wallace memorial service in New York on October 23, 2008 / Don DeLillo --
Getting away from it all : the literary journalism of David Foster Wallace and Nietzsche's concept of oblivion / Josh Roiland --
Informal remarks from the David Foster Wallace memorial service in New York on October 23, 2008 / George Saunders --
Aesthetics. To wish to try to sing to the next generation : Infinite jest's history / Samuel Cohen --
Tribute written for Wallace family memorial book, 2008 / Rick Moody --
No bull : David Foster Wallace and postironic belief / Lee Konstantinou --
Interview with David Foster Wallace / David Lipsky --
Infinite jest's environmental case for disgust / Heather Houser --
Foreword to tenth anniversary edition of Infinite jest / Dave Eggers --
Community. Becoming yourself : the afterlife of reception / Ed Finn --
Informal remarks from the David Foster Wallace memorial service in New York on October 23, 2008 / Jonathan Franzen --
Infinite summer : reading, empathy, and the social network / Kathleen Fitzpatrick --
On editing David Foster Wallace : an interview / Michael Pietsch, Rick Moody --
Consider the footnote / Ira B. Nadel --
Conclusion: Observations on the archive at the Harry Ransom Center / Molly Schwartzburg.
Series Title: New American canon.
Responsibility: edited by Samuel Cohen and Lee Konstantinou.

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