Una novela crítica, divertida y reflexiva sobre la adicción, el consumismo y la soledad de la sociedad norteamericana, escrita con gran sabiduría y sentido del . La broma infinita (Spanish Edition) eBook: David Foster Wallace: : Kindle Store. El mundo después de La broma infinita – La célebre novela de David Foster Wallace motivó el encuentro, en , del escritor estadounidense.

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El mundo después de La broma infinita – LA NACION

Timeline 5 17 Jul 13, There are some very funny passages so far. It certainly made me glad that I indulge in nothing stronger than coffee and the occasional non-narcotic painkiller. I have talked more about how much I hate reading this book than just about any other book I’ve ever read.

I didn’t mind the length and rambling. La gente hoy pasa fines de semana mirando una serie. I give DFW the benefit of the doubt on the interminable, repetitious accounts of various facets of addiction and withdrawal — it’s obviously done deliberately as part of the message he is ttying to get across. Infinite Jest is a postmodern encyclopedic novelfamous for its length and detail and for its digressions that involve endnotes some of which themselves have footnotes.

La broma infinita

I feel like Infinite Jest is one of those books that will grow on me with time and that I’d enjoy more infinits second time around. In which case, does this person have anything to say that has meaning beyond being clever?

Generally in the institutional milieu of the tennis academy rather than the halfway house, not surprisingly. That we live in a systematic place where components are controlled by family, substances, life. Oh, how I wish I knew nothing about the author’s personal life and death. Wallace ha uno incinita straordinario: Questa parte la lasciano fuori, e parlano invece di Gratitudine e di Liberazione dalla Compulsione.


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So maybe that’s broka way to read it – as a collection of riffs, some of which are transcendent. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Hysterical realism satire tragicomedy post-postmodernism encyclopedic novel. Los comentarios publicados son de exclusiva responsabilidad de sus autores y las consecuencias derivadas de ellos pueden ser pasibles de sanciones legales.

Pages to read 30 July to 5 August? And don’t get me wrong – the book is studded with these absolutely awesome setpieces which leave you slackmouthed at DFW’s brilliance, passion, erudition, and way with language.

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Oddly enough, I have the same sort of reaction to reading Dorothy Parker ‘s fiction–I love her nonfiction and reviews, but when reading her fiction, her own unhappiness or, what I’m reading as her own unhappiness since I can’t know her drowns out everything in the form of a tangible kind of loathing for her characters.

Wallace manages to capture so many aspects of impending-millenium America in a way that is truly unique. Anybody who completes “Infinite Jest” automatically receives a medal.

Hilarious parts, insightful witticisms, heartwrenching scenes, passages so gruesome and ultraviolent that I wanted to gouge my eyes out to force myself to stop reading the offending passage I can fully appreciate the qualities in the writing that might attract an enthusiast to persist through the remaining six hundred pages, but for my part, I have formed a judgement that in the same time I can read a number of fine books by other writers and that is what I would prefer to do.


I am totally onboard here. But I have to say that the “wit” of the whole “Year of the Depends Undergarment” gag doesn’t even sustain the first pages, and may cause ocular damage from repeated eyeball-rolling before I finish this sucker. So I guess the best way to talk about the book is to talk about what DFW actually says are his goals with the book and how he thinks the book should work.

La broma infinita / Infinite Jest

And for the record, I still believe I have the smartest, funniest, best-read, and most-coveted Friends ls GR, and I stalk the reviews of a helluva bunch as well. The novel touches on many topics, including addiction to drugs, but also to sex and famewithdrawal, recovery, death, family relationships, absent or dead parents, mental health, suicide, sadness, entertainment, film theory, media theory, linguistics, science, Quebec separatism, national identity, and borma as a metaphysical activity.

There is an admirable quality about the writing, however. Los infinnita vienen ya con un talento y las pruebas buscan agudizarlo. You can call me stubborn.

As in the play, the son’s task is to fight incipient mental breakdown in order to redeem his father’s reputation.

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