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Wallace, David Foster

David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview and Other Conversations

  • Editorial: Melville House
  • Páginas: 176
  • Año: 2012
  • Precio: 16.40 €
  • EAN: 9781612192062

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n intimate and eloquent interviews, including the last he gave before his suicide, the writer hailed by A.O. Scott of The New York Times as “the best mind of his generation” considers the state of modern America, entertainment and discipline, adulthood, literature, and his own inimitable writing style. In addition to Wallace’s last interview, the volume features a legendary interview with Russian journalist Ostap Karmodi, a conversation with Cleveland State University’s Whiskey Island Magazine from early in Wallace’s career, his famous Salon interview with Laura Miller following the publication of Infinite Jest, and more. These conversations showcase and illuminate the traits for which Wallace remains so beloved: his incomparable humility and enormous erudition, his wit, sensitivity, and humanity. As he eloquently describes his writing process and motivations, displays his curiosity by time and again turning the tables on his interviewers, and delivers thoughtful, idiosyncratic views on literature, politics, entertainment and discipline, and the state of modern America, a fuller picture of this remarkable mind is revealed...

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