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).

pun, play on words

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Eco sees the pun or calembour as the key feature of Joyce's ambiguous and ever changing novels

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Eco sees the pun or calembour as the key feature of Joyce's ambiguous and ever changing novels

—p.3 Introduction (1) default author
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(adjective) difficult knotty / (adjective) ; rough to the touch; as / (adjective) having small raised dots, scales, or points / (adjective) covered with raised, roughened, or unwholesome patches / (adjective) dealing with suggestive, indecent, or scandalous themes; salacious / (adjective) squalid

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in his scabrous takedown of John Updike's Toward the End of Time

Author Here: The Legal Fiction of David Foster Wallace's The Pale King (9) default author
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in his scabrous takedown of John Updike's Toward the End of Time

—p.10 Author Here: The Legal Fiction of David Foster Wallace's The Pale King (9) default author
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an intense carbon arc lamp especially used in filmmaking

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Wallace worked on his final novel under the klieg lights of his own substantial reputation

Author Here: The Legal Fiction of David Foster Wallace's The Pale King (9) default author
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Wallace worked on his final novel under the klieg lights of his own substantial reputation

—p.11 Author Here: The Legal Fiction of David Foster Wallace's The Pale King (9) default author
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the telling of a story by a narrator who summarizes events in the plot and comments on the conversations, thoughts, etc., of the characters

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the most conspicuous feature of Wallace's late fiction is its radical drawing out of the time of consciousness relative to the time of diegetic action

The Zen of "Good Old Neon": David Wallace, Alan Watts, and the Double-Bind of Selfhood (57) default author
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the most conspicuous feature of Wallace's late fiction is its radical drawing out of the time of consciousness relative to the time of diegetic action

—p.61 The Zen of "Good Old Neon": David Wallace, Alan Watts, and the Double-Bind of Selfhood (57) default author
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(noun) an intervening space

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These interstices where Wallace scholarship can find something like the new voices we are being told it so desperately needs?

David Foster Wallace and Music: The Grunge Writer and the Hitherto Criminally Overlooked Importance of Signifying Rappers (89) default author
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These interstices where Wallace scholarship can find something like the new voices we are being told it so desperately needs?

—p.94 David Foster Wallace and Music: The Grunge Writer and the Hitherto Criminally Overlooked Importance of Signifying Rappers (89) default author
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ambiguous; occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold

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Clouzot's Odette occupies a liminal space, trapped between the pure and perverse

Infinite Jest and Modern French Film (101) default author
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Clouzot's Odette occupies a liminal space, trapped between the pure and perverse

—p.109 Infinite Jest and Modern French Film (101) default author
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(noun) any of several prophetesses usually accepted as 10 in number and credited to widely separate parts of the ancient world (as Babylonia, Egypt, Greece, and Italy) / (noun) prophetess / (noun) fortune-teller

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the sibylline comment in French

—p.119 French Usage in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest (114) default author
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