Underappreciated: David Markson's Wittgenstein’s Mistress

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

This summer's second Underappreciated segment looks at David Markson's 1988 novel Wittgenstein’s Mistress, which David Foster Wallace called “pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country.” Ann Beattie, longtime admirer and friend of David Markson, and Françoise Palleau-Papin, professor of American Literature at the University of Paris III (Sorbonne Nouvelle), discuss Markson's work.


Ann Beattie and Françoise Palleau-Papin

Comments [1]

matt spargo

Are you kidding me? How do you get to host a show like this if you are so lacking in basic education that you think Wittgenstein's name starts with a W sound. It's Vitt-gen-schtine; everyone with a college education should know this.

Aug. 05 2011 02:21 AM

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