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Drowning in a Flood of Information: David Letzler on Cruft in Infinite Jest

Letzler, David. “Encyclopedic Novels and the Cruft of Fiction: Infinite Jest’s Endnotes.” Studies in the Novel 44, no. 3 (Fall 2012): 303-24. If my memory serves me right, we’ve voiced our bafflement over Wallace’s use of endnotes since day one. … Continue reading

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This is my position(?): Tiny Ewell and the problem of talking to yourself

‘I’m not denying anything. I’m simply asking you to define “alcoholic.” How can you ask me to attribute to myself a given term if you refuse to define the term’s meaning? I’ve been a reasonably successful personal-injury attorney for sixteen … Continue reading

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