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.

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unorthodox

viii

its sprawling treatment of such heterodox themes

on The Broom of the System

—p.viii Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

its sprawling treatment of such heterodox themes

on The Broom of the System

—p.viii Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

a figure of speech by which a part is put for the whole (as fifty sail for fifty ships), the whole for a part (as society for high society), the species for the genus (as cutthroat for assassin), the genus for the species (as a creature for a man), or the name of the material for the thing made (as boards for stage)

viii

they necessarily make extensive use of synecdoche

quoting Edward Mendelson's essay on Gravity's Rainbow (p30)

—p.viii Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) missing author
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1 year, 8 months ago

they necessarily make extensive use of synecdoche

quoting Edward Mendelson's essay on Gravity's Rainbow (p30)

—p.viii Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) missing author
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1 year, 8 months ago

intervened with, through an intermediary

ix

she's receiving heavily mediated data

quoted from Conversations With p. 34

—p.ix Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) by David Foster Wallace
strange
1 year, 8 months ago

she's receiving heavily mediated data

quoted from Conversations With p. 34

—p.ix Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) by David Foster Wallace
strange
1 year, 8 months ago

clear and obvious, in a stark or exaggerated form

a fractal and attractive fixed set with the overall shape of an equilateral triangle, subdivided recursively into smaller equilateral triangles

x

Wallace revealed that he structured Infinite Jest like a Sierpinski gasket

—p.x Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

Wallace revealed that he structured Infinite Jest like a Sierpinski gasket

—p.x Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

the presence of multiple voices or expressed viewpoints in a text or other artistic work.

xi

Wallace's dialogue owes a debt both to Socratic inquiry and to Dostoevsky's heteroglossia

—p.xi Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

Wallace's dialogue owes a debt both to Socratic inquiry and to Dostoevsky's heteroglossia

—p.xi Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

the philosophical attempt to describe things in terms of their apparent intrinsic purpose, directive principle, or goal, irrespective of human use or opinion

xi

between two linguistic and narrative teleological poles

—p.xi Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

between two linguistic and narrative teleological poles

—p.xi Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

a rhetorical term originally taught to Greek students as a way of bringing the experience of an object to a listener or reader through highly detailed descriptive writing

xii

Wallace's use of ekphrasis in the context of representing film

—p.xii Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

Wallace's use of ekphrasis in the context of representing film

—p.xii Preface: David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing" (vi) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

of, relating to, or characteristic of a monologue

8

Bakhtin calls this the rhetorical or monologic speech genre

can't remember having seen it used before, but the meaning is pretty obvious

—p.8 David Foster Wallace and the Novel of Ideas (3) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

Bakhtin calls this the rhetorical or monologic speech genre

can't remember having seen it used before, but the meaning is pretty obvious

—p.8 David Foster Wallace and the Novel of Ideas (3) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

a form of satire, usually in prose, which has a length and structure similar to a novel and is characterized by attacking mental attitudes rather than specific individuals or entities

8

the novel's debt to the genre of Menippean satire

on Broom

—p.8 David Foster Wallace and the Novel of Ideas (3) default author
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1 year, 8 months ago

the novel's debt to the genre of Menippean satire

on Broom

—p.8 David Foster Wallace and the Novel of Ideas (3) default author
notable
1 year, 8 months ago