David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest

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A&C Black, May 20, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 96 pages
This is part of a new series of guides to contemporary novels. The aim of the series is to give readers accessible and informative introductions to some of the most popular, most acclaimed and most influential novels of recent years - from ‘The Remains of the Day' to ‘White Teeth'. A team of contemporary fiction scholars from both sides of the Atlantic has been assembled to provide a thorough and readable analysis of each of the novels in question.

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A review, just as rambling and chaotic as the novel, but only 1/10 the length. The chronology at the end is invaluable. Read full review

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Maybe more interesting than the book itself. Maybe. I await the flame war. Read full review


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About the author (2003)

Stephen J. Burn is Associate Professor at Northern Michigan University, USA. He is author of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest (Continuum 2003) and co-editor of Intersections: Essays on Richard Powers (Dalkey Archive Press, 2008).

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