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What does DFW stand for?

DFW stands for David Foster Wallace (author)

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THE David Foster Wallace Reader, by David Foster Wallace, is published in trade paperback by Hamish Hamilton, priced PS25 (ebook PS6.
Among the topics are wild rights in Kleist's Michael Kohlhaas and Eichendorff's Dan Schloss Durande, Franz Kafka reading Heirich von Kleist, Kleist in the reception of the Red Army Faction, causality and contingency in Kleist's "Das Bettelweib von Locarno" and Judith Hermann's "Sommerhaus, spater," and suicide in the narratives of Kleist and David Foster Wallace.
It makes a case for the idea that human beings should be considered as worshipping animals, considering philosophy, religious liturgy and pedagogy, and more as it presents the works of some of the major thinkers of modern times, from Wendell Berry to David Foster Wallace.
The only upside to the tragically premature death of David Foster Wallace in September 2008 is an acceleration of books on his work, a rush to judgment to commemorate his spectacular achievement and to locate his place in contemporary American literature.