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November 13, 2013 chris 0

“[Michael] Pietsch was also still worried about how the parts [of Infinite Jest] fit together…Wallace insisted that the answers all existed, but just past the […]

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November 2, 2013 chris 0

“[Wallace had ] structured the story like a Sierpinski gasket, a geometrical figure that can be subdivided into an infinite number of identical geometrical figures. […]

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November 2, 2013 chris 0

D.T. Max describes some of the concerns which Wallace’s editor voiced after reading an early draft of Infinite Jest: “[Michael Pietsch’s] other major editorial worry […]

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November 2, 2013 chris 0

Wallace’s editor, Michael Pietsch, described Infinite Jest as follows in a 1993 letter: “It’s a novel made up out of shards, almost as if the […]