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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Approaches to teaching Pynchon's The crying of lot 49 and other works.
New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2008
|Named Person:||Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas H Schaub
|ISBN:||9780873528139 0873528131 9780873528146 087352814X|
|Description:||xiii, 195 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1. Materials. Novels and short fiction ; Miscellaneous writing ; Biographical materials ; Pynchon's reception ; Book-length studies ; Essay collections ; Uncollected essays: women, gender, and other topics ; Background studies ; Science and literature ; Literary traditions ; Handbooks, reference guides, and Web sites ; Bibliography --
Part. 2. Approaches. Literary heritage influence, and context. Teaching Crying: general education, the 1960s, and Lot 49 / Robert N. Watson ; Pynchon's quest narratives and the tradition of American romance / Deborah L. Madsen ; Pynchon's library / Thomas H. Schaub ; Reading the value system of Gravity's rainbow with Marcuse, Freud, and the Yippies / Molly Hite ; "Feeling totally familied out": teaching Pynchon through families / Mark Rohland --
Teaching The crying of lot 49. Reading race: The crying of Lot 49 and early Pynchon / Steven Weisenburger ; Teaching the epochal Oedipa: The crying of lot 49 as political dialogue / Jerry Varsava ; Lot 49: science and the novel of systems / Stacey Olster ; Humor and decentered meaning in Lot 49 / Alison T.J. Preston ; Tragic satire: chasing Nazi symbols in The crying of lot 49 / Inger H. Dalsgaard --
Empire, history, and postmodern space. Teaching Pynchon's V. / David Cowart ; To historicize is to colonize: colonialism in V. and Gravity's rainbow / Michael Harris ; Antwerp and the representation of the Holocaust in Gravity's rainbow / Luc Herman ; Mediating the past: narrative, history, and teaching Vineland / Robert L. McLaughlin ; Historiographic metafiction / Metafictional historiography: The Mason & Dixon project / Hanjo Berressem and Norbert Finzsch ; Postmodern territories: teaching Mason & Dixon and the ideologies of space / Amy J. Elias --
Reading practices. Pynchon's polyvocality / Gary Thompson ; Hypertextualizing The crying of lot 49 / Todd Rohman ; Teaching Gravity's rainbow: correlation in life and reading / Alan Nadel ; Pynchon, Kant, Lyotard, and the sublime / Zofia Kolbuszewska.
|Series Title:||Approaches to teaching world literature, 99.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Thomas H. Schaub.|
This volume will be useful for the many teachers who want to include Pynchon's texts in their courses but may be daunted by the question of where to begin. Especially useful are the contributions