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Understanding David Foster Wallace

Author: Marshall Boswell
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2003.
Series: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Understanding David Foster Wallace, Marshall Boswell examines the four major works of fiction Wallace has published thus far: the novels The Broom of the System and Infinite Jest and the story collections Girl with Curious Hair and Brief Interviews with Hideous Men. In his readings of these works, Boswell affirms that Wallace, though still young, compels our attention not only for the singular excellence of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: 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: Marshall Boswell
ISBN: 1570035172 9781570035173
OCLC Number: 52757449
Description: 232 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Cynicism and Naivete : Modernism's third wave --
The broom of the system : Wittgenstein and the rules of the game --
Girl with curious hair : inside and outside the set --
Infinite jest : too much fun for anyone mortal to hope to endure --
Brief interview with hideous men : interrogations and consolidations.
Series Title: Understanding contemporary American literature.
Responsibility: Marshall Boswell.
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Marshall Boswell examines the four major works of fiction David Foster Wallace has produced thus far: the novels "The Broom of the System" and "Infinite Jest" and the story collections "Girl with  Read more...

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