David Foster Wallace Papers 1971-2008


David Foster Wallace Papers 1971-2008

The David Foster Wallace Papersdocument all but one of Wallace’s major works, and many of his shorter works.

35 document boxes, 8 oversize folders (14.7 linear feet)


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Wallace, David Foster.

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David Foster Wallace was born February 2, 1962, in Ithaca, New York. His father, James Wallace, is a philosophy professor at the University of Illinois, and his mother, Sally Foster Wallace, is an instructor in English at Parkland College, a community college in Champaign, Illinois. Amy Wallace Havens, Wallace’s younger sister, practices law in Tucson, Arizona. Wallace married artist Karen Green in 2004. As an adolescent, Wallace played football and was a regionally rank...