The Legacy of David Foster Wallace


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In this elegant volume, literary critics scrutinize the existing Wallace scholarship and at the same time pioneer new ways of understanding Wallace s fiction and journalism. In critical essays exploring a variety of topics including Wallace s relationship to American literary history, his place in literary journalism, his complicated relationship to his postmodernist predecessors, the formal difficulties of his 1996 magnum opus "Infinite Jest," his environmental imagination, and the social life of his fiction and nonfiction ...

The Legacy of David Foster Wallace 2012, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781609380823

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