Category: Novels

Underworld, Don Delillio

From Rewiring the Real by Mark C. Taylor: 191: People, things, and events proliferate in narratives and counternarratives that simultaneously connect and disconnect, until everything becomes somewhat chaotic….

The Pale King and Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

From the Gospel According to David Foster Wallace by Adam S. Miller: 1. Boredom 13: The real is boring and user-unfriendly. It resists attention, it’s “a fact-pattern the…

Rewiring the Real

109: The text is about nothing – always about nothing. Nothing is what keeps the text in play by rendering it irreducibly open and in/finitely complex. The nothingness haunts the text marks…