Series Editor's Introduction Acknowledgments Introduction. Wallace and the World Chapter One. Wallace and World Literature Chapter Two. Wallace and Latin America Chapter Three. Wallace and Russia Chapter Four. Wallace and Eastern Europe: Kafka and Others Chapter Five. French Existentialism's Afterlives: Wallace and the Fiction of the U.S. South Chapter Six. African-American Appropriations: Race, Hip-Hop, and Popular Anthropology Conclusion. It's a Small Continent After All ? Wallace and the World Bibliography Index
Lucas Thompson is a Research Fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, Australia. His primary research is on contemporary U.S. fiction and its intersections with world literature. Other research interests include aesthetics, affect, intertextuality, literary influence, and the relationship between film and literature.