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Poetry in the News

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Here’s your poetry in the news for today.

Karen Van Dyck has published an anthology entitled Austerity Measures, and this article talks about this, as well as the importance of poetry in Greece at the moment. 155 more words

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26 Days of Jest: Day 26

Today we are reading pages 949 to 981 AKA the end AKA we did it AKA thank the baby Jesus WE HAVE FINISHED THIS GOD DAMN BOOK! 458 more words

David Foster Wallace

Infinite Summer: 5 things I've learned trying to "digest" Infinite Jest

This summer I made a commitment to David Foster Wallace. Ā I’ve agreed to spend my summer of 2017 devoted to completingĀ Infinite Jest,Ā end notes and all. Ā  492 more words

Family

The Need for (Traditional) Narrative

As previously discussed, I’m enjoying Gilbert Sorrentino’s Pack of Lies, even if the third volume in the trilogy, Misterioso, is starting to feel a bit like overkill. 581 more words

26 Days of Jest: Day 25

It is the penultimate day! Pages 907 to 949 today! And there are some interesting conversations afoot. Ooh, that’s a bit Sherlock. What was that quote again? 404 more words

David Foster Wallace

Finding Mister Squishy: The Introduction

The purpose of this collection is to assemble a series of essays reflecting upon the reading and deciphering of David Foster Wallaceā€™s Infinite Jest. My hope is that these posts will succeed in capturing both the very individual experience of one person reading the book, and the very broad way in which… 898 more words

Alexander Metz

Infinite Jest

How did you come across the book?

Well it’s really famous… I mean, it’s considered one of the great american novels… so I knew about it.

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