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A companion to The crying of lot 49

Author: J Kerry Grant
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Crying of Lot 49 is Pynchon's most accessible work; consequently, it is the one most widely read and taught. Nonetheless, the novel poses many challenges, owing especially to its impressive range of references to contemporary popular and material culture, history and geography, and slang and technical jargon. In addition, as J. Kerry Grant notes in his introduction, Lot 49, like all of Pynchon's work, is so  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Kerry Grant
ISBN: 0820316350 9780820316352 0820316369 9780820316369
OCLC Number: 29223187
Description: xvii, 154 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: J. Kerry Grant.

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This guide aims to assist readers through the thicket of often esoteric allusions in "The Crying of Lot 49". It contains mainly interpretive notes although some are designed to provide a historical  Read more...

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