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The Review of contemporary fiction : William T. Vollmann, Susan Daitch, David Foster Wallace

Author: Larry McCaffery
Publisher: Normal, Ill. : Review of Contemporary Fiction, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"This inaugural Younger writers issue marks a departure for RCF in being its first not devoted to authors whose careers were either well advanced or brought to a close some years earlier... With this issue, RCF begins treating a different class of critically neglected writers, younger writers whose early works are promising enough to suggest that they will eventually achieve historical importance."--Pref.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William T Vollmann; Susan Daitch; David Foster Wallace; Susan Daitch; William T Vollmann; David Foster Wallace
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry McCaffery
OCLC Number: 28260202
Notes: Cover title.
At head of title: Younger writers issue.
Published as The Review of Contemporary Fiction, vol. 13, no. 2 (summer 1993).
Description: 275 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
A checklist of books by William T. Vollman, Susan Daitch, and David Foster Wallace --
An interview with William T. Vollman / Larry McCaffery --
Something to die for ; From The rifles / William T. Vollmann --
Where an author might be standing / Madison Smartt Bell --
Suicide notes on William T. Vollmann's You bright and risen angels / Marc Laidlaw --
Arctic revelations : Vollmann's Rifles and the frozen landscape of the self / Carlton Smith --
Notes toward Four meditations on W.T. Vollmann / Robert Kelly --
The book as apparatus : William Vollmann's special editions / Katherine Spielmann --
An interview with Susan Daitch / Larry McCaffery --
From Eye of the moon : Train-eating sun blinded by eclipse / Susan Daitch --
Uncertain physiognomies : Susan Daitch's L.C. / Leslie Camhi --
Rend[er]ing L.C. : Susan Daitch meets Borges & Borges, Delacroix, Marx, Derrida, Daumier, and other textualized bodies / William Anthony Nericcio --
Sentimental educations / Esther Allen --
Into the heart of things : passion and perception in Susan Daitch's The colorist / Richard Katrovas --
An interview with David Foster Wallace / Larry McCaffery --
E Unibus Pluram : television and U.S. fiction / David Foster Wallace --
From Infinite jest / David Foster Wallace --
Termite art, or Wallace's Wittgenstein / Lance Olsen --
Reading and riding the post-scientific wave : the shorter fiction of David Foster Wallace / James Rother --
Fighting to write : a short reminiscence of D.F. Wallace / Mark Costello --
Book reviews --
Books received --
Contributors
Other Titles: Younger writers issue
Responsibility: guest editor, Larry McCaffery.

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"This inaugural Younger writers issue marks a departure for RCF in being its first not devoted to authors whose careers were either well advanced or brought to a close some years earlier... With this issue, RCF begins treating a different class of critically neglected writers, younger writers whose early works are promising enough to suggest that they will eventually achieve historical importance."--Pref.

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