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Pynchon character names : a dictionary

Author: Patrick J Hurley
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, cop. 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book aims to be the definitive guide to character names in Pynchon's fictional works, gathering any existing commentary and offering new readings on the character nomenclature in Pynchon's novels and short fiction. The dictionary lists each character from Pynchon's early fiction up through his most recent novel, including the most likely etymology of each character's unique name"--Note de l'éditeur.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Named Person: Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick J Hurley
ISBN: 9780786434589 0786434589
OCLC Number: 495303189
Description: 1 vol. (XI-195 p.) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Patrick J. Hurley.

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Lists each character from Pynchon's fiction up to his most recent novel, including the most likely etymology of each name. In addition, the thorough introduction examines Pynchon's character names as  Read more...

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