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Vocality: 'A Flickering Hand, Dead and Cold': Reading Wallace's Ghosts

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on the structural position of narrative voices in his fiction (misprision, monologic to dialogic narrative). authorial effacement (see Barthes) and DFW's complicated relationship to that idea, resulting in authorial anxiety. dialogism and its role in allowing the author to speak while also hiding

Hering, D. (2016). Vocality: 'A Flickering Hand, Dead and Cold': Reading Wallace's Ghosts. In Hering, D. David Foster Wallace: Fiction and Form. Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 15-40

a term defined by literary critic Harold Bloom as "return of the dead"; the author is encumbered by his previous state of solitude and holds his work open for inspection with that of his predecessors

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Apophrades, whereby 'the mighty dead return, but they return in our colours, and speaking in our voices'

—p.18 by David Hering
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Apophrades, whereby 'the mighty dead return, but they return in our colours, and speaking in our voices'

—p.18 by David Hering
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an act or instance of announcing; proclamation

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verge-of-annunciation climax

—p.22 by David Hering
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verge-of-annunciation climax

—p.22 by David Hering
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in film studies and narratology, descriptive of a narrator that does not take part in the plot

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describes Mark from Westward in GCH

—p.23 by David Hering
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describes Mark from Westward in GCH

—p.23 by David Hering
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(from Greek) a figure of speech in which a word or a phrase from figurative speech is used in a new context

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deliberately ambiguous metaleptic shifts in narration

—p.23 by David Hering
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deliberately ambiguous metaleptic shifts in narration

—p.23 by David Hering
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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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narrator of uncertain diegetic status

—p.24 by David Hering
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narrator of uncertain diegetic status

—p.24 by David Hering
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an interval between two acts of a play or opera

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Wallace perfors a form of entr'acte

—p.30 by David Hering
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Wallace perfors a form of entr'acte

—p.30 by David Hering
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an act of subsuming

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involves the subsumption of the female interviewer's voice

—p.30 by David Hering
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involves the subsumption of the female interviewer's voice

—p.30 by David Hering
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