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While I appreciate that devotees of IJ have lugged unabridged dictionaries along with the IJ volume itself, it is not something I could have managed. If you play a song well the audience should get lost in the music and it should take them a second or two to come out of that to applaud for you at the end of a song.

I do think that having the most balanced probably the only balanced person in the book be the ever-chipper mentally retarded cripple Mario amounts to an unforgivable cliche.

The other thing that Wallace says I find interesting is that art is about loneliness and conversation between human beings. I do see a bit of Wallace spread out among maybe 3 of the characters, but it seems heavily accidental and not actually imbedded in the plot line. Of course, being me, Next meant almost two years later, over a hundred other titles read first, and after signing up for a joint group read, I actually started it.

So you wait, fingers crossed as he winds down, for the point. The experience which is so much like ogling the Mona Lisa live at the Louvre for the first time: The writing is more focused and, as the characters become more familiar, the earlier sense that the story was sprawling beyond the author’s control is dispelled.

If you read 6 pages of footnotes there is no standard goodreads way to credit the page you are on, i guess footnote has been read will have to do, the footnote continues the new feeling the book and I have for one another haha! It’s tedious because of the vocabulary, the insane detail, the scrambled storyline, and the pages of tiny endnotes which are essential in understanding the book. There is a sort of arc that describes my reaction to the book – for about the first pages or so, it was touch and go.


I understand extremely enthusiasm for this book, and I understand when it’s described as pretentious.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What’s most frustrating about IJ is that there are so many absolutely beautiful passages buried within this grand, sprawling mess. This boardwalk thing is in low doses and simply fun for a few minutes, but now we can buy virtual reality headsets, put in our phones, and indulge for as long as we want without even leaving our couch.

Fueron muy amables y enormemente colaborativos. I mean what is it really like to connect to really be there with a person who is maybe just broka little bit wrong, a little bit off. I am a step beyond the modernist trickeration of irony and ambiguity, I don’t work like that anymore.

Charles TavisMildred L. Wallace’s “encyclopedic display of knowledge” [6] incorporates media theorylinguistics, film studies, sport, addiction, science, and issues of national identity. His life was a map that ends at the wrong destination. Even better, a chance to rate books, the ones I loved and the ones I liked less. Timeline 5 17 Jul 13, It’s probably better the second time around though. I am very much au courant with literary theory. I admit my reading terminated on page An impossible endeavor, but it must be witnessed.

I have so many unanswered questions and I don’t know if I just glazed over important sections there was definitely some spacing out at times or if all the storylines were just supposed to stop halfway. Wallace manages to capture so many aspects of impending-millenium Wallacce in a way that is truly unique.

I’m on page halfway. In an interview with Charlie RoseWallace characterized the novel’s heavy use of endnotes as a method of disrupting the linearity of the text while maintaining some sense of narrative cohesion.


Feb 17, my response to: And yeah I did get a really solid one sided view on some of these issues but I really think there was enough room in this book for both sides.

Just as Incandenza was obsessed with the making of “en This is a very bizarre novel which defies simple categorization and description. Want to Read saving…. Better yet, with the convenience of the Internet we already do this with streaming services like Netflix. Los comentarios publicados son de exclusiva responsabilidad de sus autores y las consecuencias derivadas de ellos pueden ser pasibles de sanciones legales.

La broma infinita

Semplicemente non fa per voi. Those moments bromaa could brpma How is this relevant to mr. Siate uno Studioso del Gioco.

But this is a work of art by David Foster Wallace. I assume reader annoyance is why very few novels make this particular stylistic choice. Which, of course, led me to the Gang of It uncovers the question of what causes us as humans to get addicted to things that bring us nothing but temporary relief or false happiness. He was interviewed in national magazines and went on a city book tour. I am totally onboard here. Nowhere, not fast, but slowwwly.

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Listening in the car trapped me with the book and forced me to progress. Me gusta Me gusta. I can feel the both sides.

University of Iowa Press, It’s a tough book. Wallace has actual sympathy for his characters, but his own dark clouds cast a pretty dark shadow over everything. I’m not going to put any footnotes in my review though because every other person on goodreads has done that and it’s just not clever anymore.