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The Harper's subtitle says it all: A self-proclaimed "snoot" about grammar, Wallace dives into the world of dictionaries, exploring all of the implications of how language is used, how we understand and define grammar, and how the "Democratic Spirit" fits into the tumultuous realms of English. DFW was obviously obsessed with tennis, but you don't have to like or know anything about the sport to be drawn in by his writing. You can listen to Wallace deliver it at Kenyon College , or you can read this transcript. First edition hardcover. This page was last edited on 5 March , at
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First edition hardcover. Little, Brown and Co. Print hardback , paperback. Technically this is a speech, but it will seriously revolutionize the way you think about the world and how you interact with it.
You can listen to Wallace deliver it at Kenyon College , or you can read this transcript. Or, hey, do both.
This is a classic. When he goes to the Maine Lobster Festival to do a report for Gourmet , DFW ends up taking his readers along for a deep, cerebral ride. Asking questions like "Do lobsters feel pain? Don't forget to read the footnotes! Another episode of Wallace turning journalism into something more.
Harper 's sent DFW to report on the state fair, and he emerged with this masterpiece. The Harper's subtitle says it all: DFW was obviously obsessed with tennis, but you don't have to like or know anything about the sport to be drawn in by his writing. In this essay, originally published in the sports section of The New York Times , Wallace delivers a profile on Roger Federer that soon turns into a discussion of beauty with regard to athleticism.
It's hypnotizing to read. Wallace describes how the cruise sends him into a depressive spiral, detailing the oddities that make up the strange atmosphere of an environment designed for ultimate "fun.
This is definitely in the running for my favorite DFW essay. It's so hard to choose.
Fiction writers! Basically everything I love comes together in this piece as Wallace dives into a deep exploration of how humans find ways to look at each other. Though it's a little long, it's endlessly fascinating. At anything.
I have tried to imagine; it's hard. Originally published in Esquire , this article takes you deep into the intricate world of professional tennis.