Tag: David Foster Wallace

Never a Fan, NOW I’m a Fan

JKR’s Commencement speech at Harvard (Part 1 of 2) J.K. Rowling Speaks at Harvard Commencement from Harvard Magazine on Vimeo. I’ve seen some of the Harry Potter films, but was never blown away by him or his creator’s story of rags-to-fame.    But this speech, well.  Lately, I’ve had some of my students write journal entries…

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David Foster Wallace – R.I.P.

Farewell, David Foster Wallace WORTH IT above – Wallace on Charlie Rose. Let it load and go to the 23 minute mark or read the transcript here. Wallace speaks on the conflict between teaching and the department’s demand for publishing, his philosopher father (James Donald Wallace), being on set with and his love for David…

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