Pynchon S California

Pynchon s California
Publisher University of Iowa Press
Release Date
Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 238
ISBN 9781609382735
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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"Pynchon's California is the first book to examine Thomas Pynchon's use of California as a setting in his novels. Contributors explore such topics as the relationship of the "California novels" to Pynchon's more historical and encyclopedic works; the significance of California's beaches, deserts forests, freeways, and "hieroglyphic" suburban sprawl; the California-inspired noir tradition; and the surprising connections to be uncovered between drug use and realism, melodrama and real estate, private detection and the sacred."--P. 4 of cover.

Pynchon s California
  • Author : Scott McClintock,John Miller
  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11

"Pynchon's California is the first book to examine Thomas Pynchon's use of California as a setting in his novels. Contributors explore such topics as the relationship of the "California novels" to Pynchon's more historical and encyclopedic works; the significance of California's beaches, deserts forests, freeways, and "hieroglyphic" suburban sprawl; the

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Inherent Vice
  • Author : Thomas Pynchon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-06-13

Part noir, part psychedelic romp, all Thomas Pynchon--Private eye Doc Sportello surfaces, occasionally, out of a marijuana haze to watch the end of an era In this lively yarn, Thomas Pynchon, working in an unaccustomed genre that is at once exciting and accessible, provides a classic illustration of the principle

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Vineland
  • Author : Thomas Pynchon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-06-13

“Later than usual one summer morning in 1984 . . .” On California’s fog-hung North Coast, the enchanted redwood groves of Vineland County harbor a wild assortment of sixties survivors and refugees from the “Nixonian Reaction,” still struggling with the consequences of their past lives. Aging hippie freak Zoyd Wheeler is revving up

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Gravity s Rainbow
  • Author : Thomas Pynchon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-06-13

Winner of the 1974 National Book Award “A screaming comes across the sky. . .” A few months after the Germans’ secret V-2 rocket bombs begin falling on London, British Intelligence discovers that a map of the city pinpointing the sexual conquests of one Lieutenant Tyrone Slothrop, U.S. Army, corresponds identically to

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Pynchon Notes
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003

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The Crying of Lot 49
  • Author : Thomas Pynchon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-06-13

The highly original satire about Oedipa Maas, a woman who finds herself enmeshed in a worldwide conspiracy, meets some extremely interesting characters and attains a not inconsiderable amount of self-knowledge.

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Thomas Pynchon and the Dark Passages of History
  • Author : David Cowart
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-15

Thomas Pynchon helped pioneer the postmodern aesthetic. His formidable body of work challenges readers to think and perceive in ways that anticipate--with humor, insight, and cogency--much that has emerged in the field of literary theory over the past few decades. For David Cowart, Pynchon's most profound teachings are about history--history

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Mason Dixon
  • Author : Claudia Mills
  • Publisher : Yearling Books
  • Release Date : 2013-01-08

Fourth-grader Mason struggles to enjoy playing basketball after his best friend persuades him to join a team, and learns that the dog-hating lady next door is not so bad after all.

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Pynchon s California
  • Author : Scott McClintock,John Miller
  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11

"Pynchon's California is the first book to examine Thomas Pynchon's use of California as a setting in his novels. Contributors explore such topics as the relationship of the "California novels" to Pynchon's more historical and encyclopedic works; the significance of California's beaches, deserts forests, freeways, and "hieroglyphic" suburban sprawl; the

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Against the Day
  • Author : Thomas Pynchon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-06-13

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Washington Post Best Book of the Year Spanning the era between the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 and the years just after World War I, and constantly moving between locations across the globe (and to a few places not strictly

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Trauma  Postmodernism and the Aftermath of World War II
  • Author : Paul Crosthwaite
  • Publisher : Palgrave MacMillan
  • Release Date : 2009-01-29

The radical, 'postmodernist' waves of experimentation that swept Anglo-American fiction from the late 1960s constitute a delayed response to the upheavals of the Second World War, yet the legacy of the war barely figures in prevalent accounts of the postmodernist movement. As Paul Crosthwaite shows in this provocative book, to

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Stock Exchange Practices
  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1933

Read online Stock Exchange Practices written by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency, published by which was released on 1933. Download full Stock Exchange Practices Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Rainbow Quest of Thomas Pynchon
  • Author : Douglas A. Mackey
  • Publisher : Millefleurs
  • Release Date : 1980

Read online The Rainbow Quest of Thomas Pynchon written by Douglas A. Mackey, published by Millefleurs which was released on 1980. Download full The Rainbow Quest of Thomas Pynchon Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Warlock
  • Author : Oakley Hall
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Release Date : 2014-08-05

Oakley Hall's legendary Warlock revisits and reworks the traditional conventions of the Western to present a raw, funny, hypnotic, ultimately devastating picture of American unreality. First published in the 1950s, at the height of the McCarthy era, Warlock is not only one of the most original and entertaining of modern

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Pynchon s Fictions
  • Author : John O. Stark
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980

Investigates Pynchon's metaphorical use of scientific theories and information to help unify fictional worlds that seem on the edge of chaos.

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