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Representing Entertainment in Infinite Jest

Philip Sayers

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on Wallace's view of entertainment in culture and how it's portrayed in The Entertainment in IJ. mentions Barthes on spectator vs image, and Lacan's mirror stage. not sure what the conclusion is

? (2014). Representing Entertainment in Infinite Jest. In ? David Foster Wallace and "The Long Thing": New Essays on the Novels. Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 107-126

relating to the jaws and face

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maxillofacial yeast

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maxillofacial yeast

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kif (en)

a substance, especially cannabis, smoked to produce a drowsy state (from Arabic)

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quoted from IJ

—p.108 by David Foster Wallace
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quoted from IJ

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"misconstrue" or "misrecognize" in French; commonly used in the work of Lacan, French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist known for his work on the mirror stage

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defined as "narcissistic misidentification"

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defined as "narcissistic misidentification"

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relating to French philosopher Louis Althusser, known for his work on Marxism and poststructuralism

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quasi-Althusserian

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quasi-Althusserian

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calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation

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chewing stolidly

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chewing stolidly

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(e.g.,) using language of the other to speak of oneself

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an object or device in a movie or a book that serves merely as a trigger for the plot; popularised as a term by Alfred Hitchcock

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