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Understanding David Foster Wallace

Marshall Boswell
Format
Book
Published
Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, 2009, ©2003.
Language
English
Series
Understanding Contemporary American Literature
ISBN
9781570038877, 1570038872
Summary
Examines four works of fiction by David Foster Wallace including the novel "The Broom of the System" and the short story collection "Girl with the Curious Hair."
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.
Description
232 pages ; 21 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-226) and index.
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