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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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decoct

He struggles to decide whether rap merely represents the decocted-and-simplified desires of the other, or whether it in fact represents the reality of the other

—p.169 "Personally I'm Neutral on the Menstruation Point": Gender, Difference and the Body (165) by Clare Hayes-Brady
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hysterical realism

James Wood suggested the term "hysterical realism"

on DFW's writing style. she thinks "radical realism" (via Tom LeClair) is better

—p.166 "Personally I'm Neutral on the Menstruation Point": Gender, Difference and the Body (165) by Clare Hayes-Brady
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us vs them in the nonfiction

[...] Wallace distances himself falely from a group in order to establish a relationship wtih the reader. This tactic is more complex--and often less successful--in the scholarly writing, because, as shown here, Wallace frequently is an expert in what he writes about. With that in min, such dista…

—p.164 Vocal Instability and Narrative Structure (137) by Clare Hayes-Brady
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lallate

lallating function

originally from the Kafka essay

—p.158 Vocal Instability and Narrative Structure (137) by David Foster Wallace
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