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David Foster Wallace
|David Foster Wallace|
Wallace in January 2006
|Born||February 21, 1962|
Ithaca, New York, United States
|Died||September 12, 2008 (aged 46)|
Claremont, California, United States
|Occupation||Novelist, short story writer, essayist, college professor|
|Genres||Literary fiction, non-fiction|
|Literary movement||Postmodern literature, Post-postmodernism, hysterical realism|
|Notable work(s)||Infinite Jest (1996), A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again (1997), Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1999), The Pale King (unfinished, 2011)|
David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and professor of English and creative writing. Wallace is widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest. It was called by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005.
- Grossman, Lev; Lacayo, Richard (October 16, 2005). TIME's Critics pick the 100 Best Novels, 1923 to present. http://www.time.com/time/2005/100books/the_complete_list.html
- David Foster Wallace, Influential Writer, Dies at 46. The New York Times, Bruce Weber, September 14, 2008. September 15, 2008. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/15/books/15wallace.html?em. Retrieved April 2, 2010.
- David Foster Wallace Archive, The University of Texas at Austin
- "An Appraisal: Writer Mapped the Mythic and the Mundane", by Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times, September 14, 2008.
- "David Foster Wallace, 1962–2008", by David Gates, Newsweek, September 14, 2008.
- "The Unfinished" by D. T. Max, The New Yorker, March 9, 2009.
- "Everything & More: The Work of David Foster Wallace" by Malcolm Knox, The Monthly, November, 2008.
- "David Foster Wallace and the Velveteen Rabbit", Identity Theory, August 2011.
- "King of the Ghosts", n+1, October, 2011.