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LEADER 00000cam 22000004a 4500 001 751751613 003 OCoLC 005 20131227232057.0 008 110907s2012 enk b 001 0 eng 010 2011037730 020 9780521769747 (hardback) 020 0521769744 (hardback) 020 9780521173049 (paperback) 020 0521173043 (paperback) 035 (OCoLC)751751613 040 DLC|beng|cDLC|dYDX|dUKMGB|dBTCTA|dYDXCP|dBDX|dBWX|dCDX |dIG#|dSTF|dPUL|dCOO|dIUL 042 pcc 049 CCXC 050 00 PS3566.Y55|bZ5766 2012 245 04 The Cambridge companion to Thomas Pynchon /|cedited by Inger H. Dalsgaard, Luc Herman, Brian McHale. 260 Cambridge ;|aNew York :|bCambridge University Press, |c2012. 300 xii, 193 ;|c24 cm. 490 1 Cambridge companions to literature 504 Includes bibliographical references and index. 505 00 |tChronology of Pynchon's life and works /|rJohn M. Kraft --|tIntroduction /|rInger H. Dalsgaard, Luc Herman, Brian McHale --|tBiographical note /|rJohn M. Kraft --|gPart I. |tCanon:|g1.|tEarly Pynchon /|rLuc Herman;|g2.|tThe Crying of Lot 49 and other California novels /|rThomas Hill Schaub;|g3.|tGravity's Rainbow /|rSteven Weisenburger;|g4. |tMason & Dixon /|rKathryn Hume;|g5.|tAgainst the Day / |rBernard Duyfhuizen --|gPart II.|tPoetics:|g6.|tPynchon in literary history /|rDavid Cowart;|g7.|tPynchon's postmodernism /|rBrian McHale;|g8.|tPynchon's intertexts / |rDavid Seed --|gPart III.|tIssues:|g9.|tHistory /|rAmy J. Elias;|g10.|tPolitics /|rJeff Baker;|g11.|tAlterity / |rDeborah L. Madsen;|g12.|tScience and technology /|rInger H. Dalsgaard --|tCoda: how to read Pynchon /|rHanjo Berressem. 520 "The most celebrated American novelist of the past half- century, an indispensable figure of postmodernism worldwide, Thomas Pynchon notoriously challenges his readers. This Companion provides tools for meeting that challenge. Comprehensive, accessible, lively, up-to-date and reliable, it approaches Pynchon's fiction from various angles, calling on the expertise of an international roster of scholars at the cutting edge of Pynchon studies. Part I covers Pynchon's fiction novel-by-novel from the 1960s to the present, including such indisputable classics as The Crying of Lot 49 and Gravity's Rainbow. Part II zooms out to give a bird's-eye-view of Pynchon's novelistic practice across his entire career. Part III surveys major topics of Pynchon's fiction: history, politics, alterity ('otherness') and science and technology. Designed for students, scholars and fans alike, the Companion begins with a biography of the elusive author and ends with a coda on how to read Pynchon and a bibliography for further reading" -- provided by publisher. 590 Gift of the Estate of Norman Wilkinson. 600 10 Pynchon, Thomas|xCriticism and interpretation. 700 1 Dalsgaard, Inger H. 700 1 Herman, Luc. 700 1 McHale, Brian. 830 0 Cambridge companions to literature. 910 sp 201403 994 92|bCCX
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