ContEntS Preface to the Second Edition viii Chronology xii 1 Infinite Jest and the twentieth century: David Foster Wallace's legacy 1 2 Problems in David Foster Wallace's poetics 13 3 The novel 33 Epilogue: Wallace's Millennial Fictions 77 Appendix: The Chronology of Infinite Jest 91 Notes 105 Works Cited 113 Index 119 First edition of the author's magnum opus Thick octavo original half cloth Association copy inscribed by the author on the title page For Monika and Craig With All Best Wishes! David Foster Wallace The recipients were friends of the author as well as the director of the Rare Book Room at the Strand Bookstore

David Foster Wallace (Author of Infinite Jest)

David Foster Wallace worked surprising turns on nearly everything: novels journalism vacation His life was an information hunt collecting hows and whys I received 500 000 discrete bits of information today he once said of which maybe 25 are important

In a sprawling wild super-hyped magnum opus David Foster Wallace fulfills the promise of his precocious novel The Broom of the System Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction features a huge cast and multilevel narrative and questions essential elements of

First edition of the author's magnum opus Thick octavo original half cloth Association copy inscribed by the author on the title page For Monika and Craig With All Best Wishes! David Foster Wallace The recipients were friends of the author as well as the director of the Rare Book Room at the Strand Bookstore

In a sprawling wild super-hyped magnum opus David Foster Wallace fulfills the promise of his precocious novel The Broom of the System Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction features a huge cast and multilevel narrative and questions essential elements of

Nov 13 2006David Foster Wallace was born in Ithaca New York in 1962 and raised in Illinois where he was a regionally ranked junior tennis player He received bachelor of arts degrees in philosophy and English from Amherst College and wrote what would become his first novel The Broom of the System as his senior English thesis He received a masters of fine arts from

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

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Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace has an overall rating of Rave based on 11 book reviews There is generous intelligence and authentic passion on every page even the overwritten ones in which the author seems to have had a fit of graphomania Wallace is definitely out to show his stuff a virtuoso display of styles and themes

Jan 29 2016Twenty years ago in February of 1996 Little Brown and Company published David Foster Wallace's (1962–2008) novel Infinite Jest It was a bold undertaking for the firm to publish a complex challenging novel that spans over 1 000 pages and contains hundreds of endnotes many quite lengthy and all printed in very small type

somebody forgot to tell David Foster Wallace The poor schmuck! While everyone else was downscaling he was working on Infinite Jest Wallace clearly was operating under the old Pynchon-house rules He thought he could pull out all the stops and write A Heart-breaking Work of Staggering Genius (Whoops that title was taken a few years later

I've just finished reading Infinite Jest I've read shorter books by Wallace and really liked his tone and the way he tells stories However with IF though I started out by enjoying the tone and style I ended up feeling tired and unsatisfied

Overview Infinite Jest is a 1996 novel by David Foster Wallace comprising about 1 000 pages in addition to 388 endnotes Time Magazine listed the novel as one of the 100-best English novels written between 1923 and 2005 Before his death in 2008 Foster Wallace was a prolific novelist essayist and short-story writer as well as a professor of English and Creative Writing

Feb 01 1996Steven Asin Infinite Jest is the perfect book for the Kindle Paperwhite Beyond the ease with which one can look-up footnotes consider the following: (a) It is amore Infinite Jest is the perfect book for the Kindle Paperwhite Beyond the ease with which one can look-up footnotes consider the following: (a) It is a weighty text that is difficult to carry around as well

First edition of the author's magnum opus Thick octavo original half cloth Association copy inscribed by the author on the title page For Monika and Craig With All Best Wishes! David Foster Wallace The recipients were friends of the author as well as the director of the Rare Book Room at the Strand Bookstore

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In a sprawling wild super-hyped magnum opus David Foster Wallace fulfills the promise of his precocious novel The Broom of the System Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction features a huge cast and multilevel narrative and questions essential elements of

Feb 01 1996Free download or read online Infinite Jest pdf (ePUB) book The first edition of the novel was published in February 1st 1996 and was written by David Foster Wallace The book was published in multiple languages including English consists of 1088 pages and is available in Paperback format The main characters of this fiction classics story are Hal

In a sprawling wild super-hyped magnum opus David Foster Wallace fulfills the promise of his precocious novel The Broom of the System Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction features a huge cast and multilevel narrative and questions essential elements of

First edition of the author's magnum opus Thick octavo original half cloth Association copy inscribed by the author on the title page For Monika and Craig With All Best Wishes! David Foster Wallace The recipients were friends of the author as well as the director of the Rare Book Room at the Strand Bookstore

David Foster Wallace (February 21 1962 – September 12 2008) was an American author of novels short stories and essays as well as a university professor of English and creative writing Wallace is widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest which Time magazine cited as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005 [1]

Apr 13 2009David Foster Wallace was born in Ithaca New York in 1962 and raised in Illinois where he was a regionally ranked junior tennis player He received bachelor of arts degrees in philosophy and English from Amherst College and wrote what would become his first novel The Broom of the System as his senior English thesis

Jul 01 2014DAVID FOSTER WALLACE'S INFINITE JEST: A READER'S GUIDE Stephen Burn London/New York: Continuum 2012 If there is a contemporary American novel that warrants a 'reader's guide' David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest is an obvious contender

First edition of the author's magnum opus Thick octavo original half cloth Association copy inscribed by the author on the title page For Monika and Craig With All Best Wishes! David Foster Wallace The recipients were friends of the author as well as the director of the Rare Book Room at the Strand Bookstore

A new edition of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest with an introduction by Dave Eggers forms part of a series of classic reissues from Abacus The publishing imprint this year reaches its 40th birthday and to celebrate it is giving 18 books from its back catalogue a fresh lick of paint each with a new jacket design and some with a new introduction

Infinite Jest is a 1996 novel by American writer David Foster Wallace The novel is widely noted for its unconventional narrative structure and its experimental use of endnotes (there are 388 endnotes some with footnotes of their own) It has been categorized as an encyclopedic novel and made TIME magazine's list of the 100 best English-language novels published between