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Global Wallace

David Foster Wallace and World Literature

Global Wallace( )
Author: Thompson, Lucas
Series edited by: Burn, Stephen J.
Series title:David Foster Wallace Studies
ISBN:978-1-5013-4270-7
Publication Date:Jun 2018
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Bloomsbury Academic
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

David Foster Wallace is invariably seen as an emphatically American figure. Lucas Thompson challenges this consensus, arguing that Wallace's investments in various international literary traditions are central to both his artistic practice and his critique of US culture. Thompson shows how, time and again, Wallace's fiction draws on a diverse range of global texts, appropriating various forms of world literature in the attempt to craft fiction that critiques US culture from oblique and...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.421 x 8.346 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.741 Pounds



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