The Way of the World: A Novella

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Rated 3.50/5 based on 2 reviews
An anonymous narrator... An anonymous boy... An anonymous girl... None extraordinary... None connected... Does anyone even care?

The Way of the World: A Novella is an experimental work dealing with the complications of narrative voice. More
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Words: 10,610
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301964710
About Matthew Simon Alexander

Matthew Simon Alexander holds an MA in Contemporary Literature and Culture from the University of Manchester. He is currently undertaking a PhD English at University of Liverpool, where he also acts as Postgraduate Student Representative. His research focuses on David Foster Wallace's interaction with Wittgenstein's philosophies, throughout his works, in relation to "thought experiments," and the potential rise this gives to manipulations of space, boundaries, and representations that are marked by prevalent cultural notions of gender.

Academic publications:
Queer and Transgender Representation, and the Queering of Language in the Works of David Foster Wallace: So What [is] the Exact Pernt to that Like [?] - http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/luminary/issue5/index.htm

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Review by: Veronice Ceccarelli on July 15, 2013 :
Well presented and well written, but a tired, cynical tone that makes it a depressing read.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Brianna Summers on May 09, 2013 :
At times cynical but at others endearing and inspirational I enjoyed the different voices in this piece and the poetry and turns of phrase as the story unfolds. I liked the different 'voices' of the characters. Easy to read and even easier to enjoy. Well done.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

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