Gesturing Toward Reality: David Foster Wallace and Philosophy

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Asked in 2006 about the philosophical nature of his fiction, the late American writer David Foster Wallace replied, "If some people read my fiction and see it as fundamentally about philosophical ideas, what it probably means is that these are pieces where the characters are not as alive and interesting as I meant them to be." Gesturing Toward Reality looks into this quality of Wallace's work--when the writer dons the philosopher's cap--and sees something else. With essays offering a careful perusal of Wallace's ...

Gesturing Toward Reality: David Foster Wallace and Philosophy 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781441162656

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Gesturing Toward Reality: David Foster Wallace and Philosophy 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

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