Thomas Pynchon in context / edited by Inger H. Dalsgaard.

Thomas Pynchon in Context guides students, scholars and other readers through the global scope and prolific imagination of Pynchon's challenging, canonical work, providing the most up-to-date and authoritative scholarly analyses of his writing. This book is divided into three parts. The first,...

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Other Authors: Dalsgaard, Inger H., (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
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Summary:Thomas Pynchon in Context guides students, scholars and other readers through the global scope and prolific imagination of Pynchon's challenging, canonical work, providing the most up-to-date and authoritative scholarly analyses of his writing. This book is divided into three parts. The first, 'Times and Places', sets out the history and geographical contexts both for the setting of Pynchon's novels and his own life. The second, 'Culture, Politics and Society', examines twenty important and recurring themes which most clearly define Pynchon's writing - ranging from ideas in philosophy and the sciences to humor and pop culture. The final part, 'Approaches and Readings', outlines and assesses ways to read and understand Pynchon. Consisting of Forty-four essays written by some of the world's leading scholars, this volume outlines the most important contexts for understanding Pynchon's writing and helps readers interpret and reference his literary work.
Item Description:Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 26 Jun 2019).
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxi, 390 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
ISBN:9781108683784 (ebook)