Understanding David Foster Wallace

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Univ of South Carolina Press, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 232 pages
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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 Curious Hair and Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.
  

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

This is great reference for writing about/researching Wallace. It's hard to find, but totally worth the search. Read full review

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User Review  - Eric Mongold - Goodreads

I'll always read material on Wallace. Boswell is good, a bit pretentious, but good. He seems to underestimate readers' abilities to understand the theory and philosophical implications of Wallace ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Marshall Boswell grew up in Memphis and has moved back there to teach American literature at Rhodes College. He received his PhD from Emory University in Atlanta and has published short stories in a range of magazines, from Missouri Review to Playboy.

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