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Watching television with David Foster Wallace

McMorrow, Kevin

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The exegesis argues that David Foster Wallace's novel Infinite jest is largely concerned with the addictive nature of television and entertainment The novel examines the possibility of addictive viewing by representing it metaphorically through "Infinite Jest," a film so entertaining it proves lethal; Joelle Van Dyne, a character that embodies the seductive yet crippling aspects of entertainment; and InterLace, an advanced television network/device that permits convenient access to an...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-09-04
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10403

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