Social Justice: Social Gospel?

VOL 20; ISSUE 5

09/01/2011

Articles

Point of Contact: "The Pale King" by David Foster Wallace

Thursday, 01 Sep 2011

The temptation in reviewing The Pale King is not to review The Pale King. And can you blame a person? How do you review an unfinished work? The answer is that you comment on the book's importance rather than on its quality. You discuss its meaning rather than its merits. You weigh the legacy of its fascinating, at times confounding, and gone- too-soon author. You may even adopt his self-consciously loquacious yet conversational tone in doing so. If you're the sort of person who reads book reviews, you've probably already ...

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