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Pynchon and history : metahistorical rhetoric and postmodern narrative form in the novels of Thomas Pynchon

Author: Shawn Smith
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2005
Series: Studies in major literary authors (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interpreting the works of Pynchon, this book presents fresh insights of the author as a historical novelist, as a well as a writer with complex ideas on both histriographic representation and how  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Thomas Pynchon
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shawn Smith
ISBN: 0415975433 9780415975438 9780203959329 0203959329
OCLC Number: 1003228825
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages).
Contents: Pynchon and history: an overview --
Truth and falsity don't apply: V. and the historiographic method --
Gravity's Rainbow: wrecking the elegant rooms of history --
Simulated history: Vineland and postmodern America --
Westward the course of empire: Mason & Dixon and the rewriting of the American romance
Series Title: Studies in major literary authors (Unnumbered)

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