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Chapter 10: Thomas Pynchon (1937- )

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Primary Works

V., a novel. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1963. PS3566 .Y55 V12

The crying of lot 49. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1966. PS3566.Y55 .C7

Gravity's rainbow. NY: Viking, 1973. PS3566 .Y55 G7

Slow learner: early stories. Boston: Little, Brown, 1984. PS3566 .Y55 S5

Vineland. Boston: Little, Brown, 1990. PS3566 .Y55 V56

Mason & Dixon. NY: Henry Holt, 1997. PS3566 .Y55 M37

Against the Day. NY: Penguin, 2006.

Inherent Vice. Penguin, 2009. (TIME Review)

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Berube, Michael. Marginal Forces/Cultural Centers: Tolson, Pynchon, and the Politics of the Canon. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1992.  

Brivic, Shelly. Tears of Rage: The Racial Interface of Modern American Fiction: Faulkner, Wright, Pynchon, Morrison. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 2008.

Brownlie, Alan W. Thomas Pynchon's Narratives: Subjectivity and Problems of Knowing. NY: Peter Lang, 2000.

Chambers, Judith. Thomas Pynchon. NY: Twayne, 1992. PS3566 .Y55 Z577

Coale, Samuel C. Paradigms of Paranoia: The Culture of Conspiracy in Contemporary American Fiction. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2005.

Cowart, David. Thomas Pynchon: the art of allusion. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1980. PS3566.Y55 Z6

Fowler, Douglas. A reader's guide to Gravity's rainbow. Ann Arbor: Ardis, 1980. PS3566.Y55 G734

Green, Geoffrey, Larry McCaffery, and Donald J. Greiner. eds. The Vineland Papers: Critical Takes on Pynchon's Novel. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive, 1994.

Hurley, Patrick J. Pynchon Character Names: A Dictionary. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Kim, Sue J. Critiquing Postmodernism in Contemporary Discourses of Race. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Madsen, Deborah L. The Postmodernist Allegories of Thomas Pynchon. NY: St. Martin's, 1991.

Maltby, Paul. Dissident Postmodernists: Barthelme, Coover, Pynchon. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 1991.

Mattessich, Stefan. Lines of Flight: Discursive Time and Countercultural Desire in the Work of Thomas Pynchon. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2002.

McClure, John A. Partial Faiths: Postsecular Fiction in the Age of Pynchon and Morrison. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2007.

Miccoli, Anthony. Posthuman Suffering and the Technological Embrace. Lanham, MD: Lexington, 2010.

Mobili, Giorgio. Irritable Bodies and Postmodern Subjects in Pynchon, Puig, Volponi. NY: Peter Lang, 2008.

Newman, Robert D. Understanding Thomas Pynchon. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 1986. PS3566 .Y55 Z74

O'Donnell, Patrick. ed. New essays on The crying of lot 49. NY: Cambridge UP, 1991. PS3566 .Y55 C796

Patell, Cyrus R. K. Negative Liberties: Morrison, Pynchon, and the Problem of Liberal Psychology. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2001.

Schaub, Thomas H. Pynchon, the voice of ambiguity. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1981. PS3566.Y55 Z87

Stark, John O. Pynchon's fictions: Thomas Pynchon and the literature of information. Athens: Ohio UP, 1980. PS3566 .Y55 Z89

Tanner, Tony. Thomas Pynchon. NY: Methuen, 1982. PS3566 .Y55 Z9

Thomas, Samuel. Pynchon and the Political. NY: Routledge, 2007.

Weisenburger, Steven C. A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Context for Pynchon's Novel, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2006.

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