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Gravity's Rainbow, domination, and freedom

Author: Luc Herman; Steven Weisenburger
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When published in 1973, Gravity's Rainbow expanded our sense of what the novel could be. Pynchon's extensive references to modern science, history, and culture challenged any reader, while his prose bent the rules for narrative art and his satirical practices taunted U.S. obscenity and pornography statutes. His writing thus enacts freedom even as the book's great theme is domination: humanity's diminished ""chances  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Herman, Luc.
Gravity's Rainbow, domination, and freedom
(DLC) 2013015147
(OCoLC)840937261
Named Person: Thomas Pynchon
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luc Herman; Steven Weisenburger
ISBN: 9780820346557 0820346551
OCLC Number: 867630997
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 258 pages) : illustrations
Contents: "What's free?" (an introduction) --
Novel and decade --
Fromm and the neo-Freudian library --
Marcuse: (no) chances for freedom in advanced industrial society --
Brown's polymorphous perversity and Marcuse's repressive --
Total assault on the culture --
The law and the liberation of fantasy --
Controlling Slothrop --
War as a cartel project --
Working for the Nazis --
The logic of the camp --
Liberating narration --
Narrating liberation --
Tyrone Slothrop's "fuck you!" --
"Too late" (a conclusion).
Responsibility: Luc Herman and Steven Weisenburger.

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Herman and Weisenburger put the novel s abiding questions about freedom in context with sixties struggles against war, restricted speech rights, ethno-racial oppression, environmental degradation,  Read more...

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