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Against the grain : reading Pynchon's counternarratives

Author: Sascha Pöhlmann
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2010.
Series: Dialogue (Rodopi (Firm)), 8.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sascha Pöhlmann
ISBN: 9789042030725 9042030720 9789042030732 9042030739
OCLC Number: 667271358
Description: 379 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the complex text / Sascha Pöhlmann --
Setting sail against the day : the narrative world of Thomas Pynchon / Heinz Ickstadt --
Against the master : Pynchon's Wellsian art / Keith O'Neill --
Travels in the fourth dimension in Against the day / Simon de Bourcier --
"Perchance to dream" : clock time and creative resistance against the day / Inger H. Dalsgaard --
"When you come to a fork in the road" --
Marcuse, intellectual subversion and negative thought in Gravity's rainbow and Against the day / Toon Staes --
Imperfect circles : asymmetrical orbital motion from the rim to the centre in Gravity's rainbow / Ali Chetwynd --
Still moving Against the day : Pynchon's graphic impulse / Rodney Taveira --
As far as Pynchon "Loves cameras" / Clément Lévy --
A medium no longer : how communication and information become objectives in Thomas Pynchon's works / Georgios Maragos --
"It's my job, I can't back out" : the "house" and coercive propert relations in Thomas Pynchon's Vineland / William D. Clarke --
The tao of Thomas Pynchon / Michael Harris --
"The real and only fucking is done on paper" : penetrative readings and Pynchon's sexual text / Jessica Lawson --
Fluid destiny : memory and signs in Thomas Pynchon's The crying of lot 49 / Manlio Della Marca --
The underworld and its forces : Croatia, the Uskoks and their fight for autonomy in Against the day / Lovorka Gruić Grmuša --
Kit and Kim : espionage in Against the day / Celia Wallhead --
"Particle or wave?" : the "function" of the prairie in Against the day / Leyla Haferkamp --
From science to terrorism : the transgressing function of energy in Pynchon's Against the day / Francisco Collado-Rodríguez --
"Vectors and [eigen]values" : the mathematics of movement in Against the day / Hanjo Berressem.
Series Title: Dialogue (Rodopi (Firm)), 8.
Responsibility: edited by Sascha Pöhlmann.

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