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).

report or represent in outline; foreshadow or symbolize

5

his adumbration of this potential "VIR"--vicious infinite regress

—p.5 Editor's Introduction (4) default author
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his adumbration of this potential "VIR"--vicious infinite regress

—p.5 Editor's Introduction (4) default author
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(adjective) grotesque bizarre / characterized by clownish extravagance or absurdity / whimsically gay; frolicsome

11

In his antic narrative constructions

—p.11 The Sentence (7) default author
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In his antic narrative constructions

—p.11 The Sentence (7) default author
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written as a series of documents: letters, diary entries, newspaper clippings and other documents

16

I also remember the typical Harper'sian epistolary maelstrom that commenced soon after it appeared.

on Depressed Person

—p.16 An Interview with Tom Bissell (13) by Tom Bissell
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I also remember the typical Harper'sian epistolary maelstrom that commenced soon after it appeared.

on Depressed Person

—p.16 An Interview with Tom Bissell (13) by Tom Bissell
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an ancient religious movement that has to do with duality? "an elaborate dualistic cosmology describing the struggle between a good, spiritual world of light, and an evil, material world of darkness"

17

(I still stand by that judgment, though not with nearly the same Manichean fervor)

asserting that the ETA parts of IJ aren't as good as the Don Gately parts

—p.17 An Interview with Tom Bissell (13) by Tom Bissell
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(I still stand by that judgment, though not with nearly the same Manichean fervor)

asserting that the ETA parts of IJ aren't as good as the Don Gately parts

—p.17 An Interview with Tom Bissell (13) by Tom Bissell
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(noun) a member of the western division of the Goths (nomadic tribes of Germanic peoples known for invading various parts of Europe)

17

I would go Visigothic on such people.

on people who sneered at DFW

—p.17 An Interview with Tom Bissell (13) by Tom Bissell
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I would go Visigothic on such people.

on people who sneered at DFW

—p.17 An Interview with Tom Bissell (13) by Tom Bissell
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(noun) brilliance, panache, quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

28

they are properly dazzled by its mixture of high-tech literariness, pop-culture savvy, and story-telling brio

on GCH

—p.28 Heading Westward (28) default author
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they are properly dazzled by its mixture of high-tech literariness, pop-culture savvy, and story-telling brio

on GCH

—p.28 Heading Westward (28) default author
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(noun) an intimate and often exclusive group of persons with a unifying common interest or purpose

28

the small coterie of devoted David Foster Wallace obsessives from that period

—p.28 Heading Westward (28) default author
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the small coterie of devoted David Foster Wallace obsessives from that period

—p.28 Heading Westward (28) default author
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(noun) offense or annoyance

29

took similar umbrage in the pages of Harper's

I keep thinking this means shade lol

—p.29 Heading Westward (28) default author
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took similar umbrage in the pages of Harper's

I keep thinking this means shade lol

—p.29 Heading Westward (28) default author
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soon; shortly

29

the piece is set in a writing workshop, about which more anon

on Westward

—p.29 Heading Westward (28) default author
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the piece is set in a writing workshop, about which more anon

on Westward

—p.29 Heading Westward (28) default author
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the study of signs and symbols and their use or interpretation (adj: semiotic)

30

Though the Dirty Realists had been referencing pop culture artifacts for years, their approach was primarily in the form of semiotic shorthand.

—p.30 Heading Westward (28) default author
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Though the Dirty Realists had been referencing pop culture artifacts for years, their approach was primarily in the form of semiotic shorthand.

—p.30 Heading Westward (28) default author
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