Body, Authenticity, Choice: David Foster Wallace's Oblivion as an Illustration of Phenomenology and Ordinary Language Philosophy.

Sullivan, Jared H.

This essay illuminates the phenomenological and ordinary-language veins in Oblivion, and in the process, we learn how David Foster Wallace's work contributes to these philosophies. This essay also interrogates the difference between philosophical fiction and philosophical essays, the tension between the political and ethical spheres, the ethics of creating fictional narratives, and the fundamental... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
Phenomenology in literature.
Phenomenology and literature.
Ordinary-language philosophy.
Wallace, David Foster--Criticism and interpretation.
Wallace, David Foster.--Oblivion.
Tufts University. Department of English.
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