Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

an excessive amount of something

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buried under a surfeit of "post-" prefixes

—p.10 Editor's Preface (9) default author
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buried under a surfeit of "post-" prefixes

—p.10 Editor's Preface (9) default author
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(noun) defensive wall

16

the theoretical bulwark for a literature that was simultaneously challenging and therapeutic

quoting Jon Baskin in The Point

—p.16 Introduction: Consider David Foster Wallace (12) missing author
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the theoretical bulwark for a literature that was simultaneously challenging and therapeutic

quoting Jon Baskin in The Point

—p.16 Introduction: Consider David Foster Wallace (12) missing author
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intervened with, through an intermediary

17

those techniques are actually more for reminding the reader that what he or she is reading is mediated

on footnotes

—p.17 Introduction: Consider David Foster Wallace (12) default author
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those techniques are actually more for reminding the reader that what he or she is reading is mediated

on footnotes

—p.17 Introduction: Consider David Foster Wallace (12) default author
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the quality of talking fluently, readily, or incessantly; talkativeness

something that is absolutely needed

28

language uses resemble each other in a wide variety of ways but with no central sine qua non feature

—p.28 The Book, the Broom, and the Ladder: Philosophical Groundings in the Work of David Foster Wallace (24) default author
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language uses resemble each other in a wide variety of ways but with no central sine qua non feature

—p.28 The Book, the Broom, and the Ladder: Philosophical Groundings in the Work of David Foster Wallace (24) default author
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destabilising a narrative by means of elements embedded within the narrative itself

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what I call Walace's "skeletal narrative," which involves the undermining and eventual collapse of a surface narrative to reveal the "true" or "real" story, by means of jarring elements planted within the narrative voice itself

—p.30 The Book, the Broom, and the Ladder: Philosophical Groundings in the Work of David Foster Wallace (24) default author
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what I call Walace's "skeletal narrative," which involves the undermining and eventual collapse of a surface narrative to reveal the "true" or "real" story, by means of jarring elements planted within the narrative voice itself

—p.30 The Book, the Broom, and the Ladder: Philosophical Groundings in the Work of David Foster Wallace (24) default author
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(noun) a state of equilibrium / (noun) counterbalance / (verb) to serve as an equipoise to / (verb) to put or hold in equipoise

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Lenore Beadsman's erratic progress towards equipoise and self-reliance

—p.33 The Book, the Broom, and the Ladder: Philosophical Groundings in the Work of David Foster Wallace (24) default author
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Lenore Beadsman's erratic progress towards equipoise and self-reliance

—p.33 The Book, the Broom, and the Ladder: Philosophical Groundings in the Work of David Foster Wallace (24) default author
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(noun) a poem in which shepherds converse

41

obsolescent conventions of the eclogue tradition

Laurence Buell, defining the term "pastoral"

—p.41 A Blasted Region: David Foster Wallace's Man-made Landscapes (37) missing author
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obsolescent conventions of the eclogue tradition

Laurence Buell, defining the term "pastoral"

—p.41 A Blasted Region: David Foster Wallace's Man-made Landscapes (37) missing author
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the part of theology concerned with death, judgment, and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind

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The eschatological theme of the game bleeds into the reality, just as the boundaries of the map are blurred

on Eschaton

—p.46 A Blasted Region: David Foster Wallace's Man-made Landscapes (37) default author
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The eschatological theme of the game bleeds into the reality, just as the boundaries of the map are blurred

on Eschaton

—p.46 A Blasted Region: David Foster Wallace's Man-made Landscapes (37) default author
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Argentine writer most famous for his map/territory story

62

Exhaustive critical commentary quickly tends towards annotation, which in turn tends ultimately towards a kind of Borgesian replicatin of the text in itself.

—p.62 Consider Berkeley & Co.: Reading "Westward the Course of Empire Takes its Way" (62) default author
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Exhaustive critical commentary quickly tends towards annotation, which in turn tends ultimately towards a kind of Borgesian replicatin of the text in itself.

—p.62 Consider Berkeley & Co.: Reading "Westward the Course of Empire Takes its Way" (62) default author
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