Understanding David Foster Wallace

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 ...

Understanding David Foster Wallace

Understanding David Foster Wallace

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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Understanding David Foster Wallace
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Marshall Boswell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

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.
The Wallace Effect
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Marshall Boswell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

The Wallace Effect explores David Foster Wallace's contested space at the forefront of 21st-century American fiction. Pioneering Wallace scholar Marshall Boswell does this by illuminating “The Wallace Effect”-the aura of literary competition that Wallace routinely summoned in his fiction and non-fiction and that continues to inform the reception of his
David Foster Wallace and
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Marshall Boswell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-31 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Of the twelve books David Foster Wallace published both during his lifetime and posthumously, only three were novels. Nevertheless, Wallace always thought of himself primarily as a novelist. From his college years at Amherst, when he wrote his first novel as part of a creative honors thesis, to his final
Understanding David Foster Wallace
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Marshall Boswell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-30 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

Since its publication in 2003, Understanding David Foster Wallace has served as an accessible introduction to the rich array of themes and formal innovations that have made Wallace's fiction so popular and influential. A seminal text in the burgeoning field of David Foster Wallace studies, the original edition of Understanding
A Companion to David Foster Wallace Studies
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: M. Boswell, S. Burn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-20 - Publisher: Springer

Criticism of the work of David Foster Wallace has tended to be atomistic, focusing on a single aspect of individual works. A Companion to the Work of David Foster Wa ll ace is designed as a professional study of all of Wallace's creative work. This volume includes both thematic essays

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