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"I'm a Man of My--" Wallace and the Incomplete

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title refers to the ending of Broom. talks about David Lynch and the concept of bothness as explored in his films; Derrida; postmodernism; cynicism; authority and authorship

Hayes-Brady, C. (2016). "I'm a Man of My--" Wallace and the Incomplete. In Hayes-Brady, C. The Unspeakable Failures of David Foster Wallace: Language, Identity, and Resistance. Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 21-40

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

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for whom that anti-teleology is integrally related to his broader project for literature

on DFW as someone who resists ending

—p.22 by Clare Hayes-Brady
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for whom that anti-teleology is integrally related to his broader project for literature

on DFW as someone who resists ending

—p.22 by Clare Hayes-Brady
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

under erasure: a strategic philosophical device originally developed by Martin Heidegger; involves the crossing out of a word within a text, but allowing it to remain legible and in place; used extensively by Jacques Derrida in his philosophy of deconstruction to signify that a word is "inadequate yet necessary

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In Of Grammatology, Derrida introduced his reading of the Heideggerian strategy of overwriting, which he called "sous-rature."

described as an act of superscription, not deletion

—p.25 by Clare Hayes-Brady
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In Of Grammatology, Derrida introduced his reading of the Heideggerian strategy of overwriting, which he called "sous-rature."

described as an act of superscription, not deletion

—p.25 by Clare Hayes-Brady
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

a term used by neo-Marxists to refer to capitalism from about 1945 onwards, with the implication that it is a historically limited stage rather than a permanent

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The term "late," used here in reference to both capitalism and postmodernism, has the same meaning in both cases, and refers to the point in the development of a sociopolitical or artistic system at which it is hegemonic and tending toward decadence, but has not reached the point of breakdown. "Late capitalism" refers to Jameson' conception of the phenomenon as increasingly bureacratic and internationalist, with a slight emphasis on the resonances of limitedness and morbidity associated with the term "late".

—p.27 by Clare Hayes-Brady
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1 year, 7 months ago

The term "late," used here in reference to both capitalism and postmodernism, has the same meaning in both cases, and refers to the point in the development of a sociopolitical or artistic system at which it is hegemonic and tending toward decadence, but has not reached the point of breakdown. "Late capitalism" refers to Jameson' conception of the phenomenon as increasingly bureacratic and internationalist, with a slight emphasis on the resonances of limitedness and morbidity associated with the term "late".

—p.27 by Clare Hayes-Brady
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1 year, 7 months ago

an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)

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In the lacuna between speech and interpretration lies the freedom to choose--or not choose--to take part in the process

—p.28 by Clare Hayes-Brady
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In the lacuna between speech and interpretration lies the freedom to choose--or not choose--to take part in the process

—p.28 by Clare Hayes-Brady
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1 year, 7 months ago

(verb) depict or describe in painting or words; suffuse or highlight (something) with a bright color or light

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to call the frame into question is to show that the frame never quite contained the scene it was meant to limn

quoting Judith Butler, Frames of War, p9

—p.28 missing author
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to call the frame into question is to show that the frame never quite contained the scene it was meant to limn

quoting Judith Butler, Frames of War, p9

—p.28 missing author
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1 year, 7 months ago

(adjective) characteristic of or belonging to the time or state before the fall of humankind

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the antithesis to some prelapsarian sort of creative production

—p.36 by Clare Hayes-Brady
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1 year, 7 months ago

the antithesis to some prelapsarian sort of creative production

—p.36 by Clare Hayes-Brady
uncertain
1 year, 7 months ago

(noun) a deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion (as in “every virtue is laudable; kindness is a virtue; therefore kindness is laudable”) / (noun) a subtle, specious, or crafty argument / (noun) deductive reasoning

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in mutual syllogistic refutation

—p.36 by Clare Hayes-Brady
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1 year, 7 months ago

in mutual syllogistic refutation

—p.36 by Clare Hayes-Brady
strange
1 year, 7 months ago

an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)

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it leaves large lacunae in the untold period

on IJ ending without closure

—p.39 by Clare Hayes-Brady
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1 year, 7 months ago

it leaves large lacunae in the untold period

on IJ ending without closure

—p.39 by Clare Hayes-Brady
notable
1 year, 7 months ago