The Word Within the Fracture, Part One

My latest for Mockingbird is part one of a twentieth anniversary retrospective on why Infinite Jest is so great and how David Foster Wallace arrived at his calling to author it. Along the way I draw some parallels between DFW and this bro:

Cowper

DFW

This essay was almost my undoing three and a half years ago, but it’s come together so intuitively and painlessly this time around as I preached the word of justification DFW so desperately needed to myself. Go check it out and stay tuned for part two coming soon!

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