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David Wallace Croft

  • This book recovers places appearing in the mental mapping of medieval and Renaissance writers, from Chaucer to Aphra Behn. A highly original work, which recovers the places that figure powerfully in premodern imagining. Recreates places that appear in the works of Langland, Chaucer, Dante, Petrarch, Spenser, Shakespeare, Aphra Behn, and...

    Publisher : Wiley
    published : 2008
  • Where do you begin with a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? Here--with a carefully considered selection of his extraordinary body of work, chosen by a range of great writers, critics, and those who worked with him most closely. This volume presents his most dazzling, funniest, and most heartbreaking work--essays like his famous...

    Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
    published : 2014
  • A portrait of NewYork City in the roaring twenties.

    Publisher : Lyons Press
    published : 2012
  • Today, Palm Springs' gay-owned businesses are flourishing, and even the Palm Springs Art Museum cashes in by hosting gay fundraising events. Quite a change from the 1960s, when a local pastor was run out of town when it was discovered that he was gay. But one thing is still missing from Palm Springs?a history of the city's transformation from a winter...

    Publisher : Barricade Books
    published : 2000
  • No time to research the many wonders of Boston? This pocketsize guide directs you to the main attractions of this remarkable and historic city, including many that are overlooked even by the seasoned Bostonian.

    Publisher : Globe Pequot Press
    published : 2009
  • This book endeavors to provide you with something refreshing and new. An easy to use interactive ready reference covering the turbulent period between 1639 -1661 all in chronological order. Twenty Two Turbulent Years 1639-1661. The turning point that changed Britain forever, detailing all the events (over 130 battles with the Commanders) during...

    Publisher : Fast Print Publishing
    published : 2012
  • In 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...

    Publisher : Melville House
    published : 2012
  • A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our...

    Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
    published : 2009
  • Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a funny bone? What is John Updike's deal, anyway? And what happens when adult video starlets meet their fans in person? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in essays that are also enthralling narrative adventures. Whether covering the three-ring circus of a vicious presidential race, plunging...

    Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
    published : 2005
  • In the stories that make up Oblivion , David Foster Wallace joins the rawest, most naked humanity with the infinite involutions of self-consciousness--a combination that is dazzlingly, uniquely his. These are worlds undreamt-of by any other mind. Only David Foster Wallace could convey a father's desperate loneliness by way of his son's daydreaming...

    Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
    published : 2004