New York: Penguin Books, 2000. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995. Dana Breedlove is Jack's first and fourth wife and the mother of Mary Alice and Steffie. These are the images that connect us the way Betty Grable used to connect us in her white swimsuit, looking back at us over her shoulder in the famous pinup. Critical Views on The Names Bosworth, David. Available to subscribers of Project Muse. And I looked at film consisting of amateur footage shot in Dallas on the day of the assassination, crude powerful footage that included the Zapruder film.
Javier Gascueña Gahete and Paula Martín Salván. A young writer sees that with words and sentences on a piece of paper that costs less than a penny he can place himself more clearly in the world. And White Noise develops a trite adultery plot that enmeshes the hero, justifying his fears about the death energies contained in plots. New York: New York University Press, 2002. The film represents all the hopefulness we invest in technology. Reprint of a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly 89.
Elvis After Elvis: The Posthumous Career of a Living Legend. Now I look for ways to discard things. She lived in South Korea for two years. Readers can play off their fears by encountering the death experience in a superficial way. They match up not just through meaning but through sound and look.
University of Toronto Press, 2000. So some of my natural edginess and pessimism has been tempered by acceptance. Emphasizes the hopeful aspects of the ending. There were times with Oswald, with his marine buddies and with his wife and mother, when I used a documentary approach. Around Quitting Time: Work and Middle-Class Fantasy in American Fiction.
It's another part of the twentieth-century mind. That week in Maine, that street I saw that made me think I had to write a novel—well, I bought a newspaper the same day or maybe later in the week, and there was a story about Charles Whitman, the young man who went to the top of a tower in Austin, Texas and shot and killed over a dozen people and wounded about thirty more. London: Continuum Literary Studies, 2008. Córdoba, Spain: Universidad de Córdoba, 2006. Included in Foer, Jonathan Safran.
He learns to think about these things, to ride his own sentences into new perceptions. New York: Peter Lang, 2003. Cornell Review 5 Winter 1979 : 21-47. Jack continues to obsess over death. Uppsala, Sweeden: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 1999. Letter to Jonathan Safran Foer.
Available to subscribers of ProjectMuse. Because the head shot is the most direct kind of statement that the lethal bullet was fired from the front. In Players all the major characters in the novel appear in the prologue—embryonically, not yet named or defined. Urban Confrontations in Literature and Social Science, 1848-2001: European Contexts, American Evolutions. The Day Room: Pastore, Judith Laurence.
Things changed in the eighties. The American Nightmare: Don DeLillo's Falling Man and Cormac McCarthy's the Road. It's the drowning out of false voices. Owen Brademas in the old city of Lahore. It's the world seen from inside. Some of the work I did in the 1970s was off-the-cuff, not powerfully motivated.