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Time and vision machines in Thomas Pynchon`s novels

Author: Arkadiusz Misztal
Publisher: Berlin : Peter lang GmbH, 2019.
Series: Gdańsk Transatlantic Studies in British and North American Culture, v.29.
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This book studies the complex relations between time and visual technologies in the oeuvre of Thomas Pynchon within the general framework of the culture and politics of time. It argues that notwithstanding a postmodern tendency towards the spatialization of experience, temporality constitutes a major concern in Pynchon?s novels, which explore the problematic of time-experience and temporal representation against the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Thomas Pynchon; Thomas Pynchon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arkadiusz Misztal
ISBN: 3631788096 9783631788097
OCLC Number: 1108800609
Description: 169 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Thomas Pynchon-Criticism and interpretation - Temporal Imagination and Luddite Horology - Photo-Time(s) - Cinema and Time in Pynchon's Theater of War - Video Technologies and Televisual Temporality - 24/7, Digitization and Network Time - Perception - Speed and Vision Machines
Series Title: Gdańsk Transatlantic Studies in British and North American Culture, v.29.
Responsibility: Arkadiusz Misztal.

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The book studies the relations between time and visual technologies in the oeuvre of Thomas Pynchon within the framework of the culture and politics of time. By examining photography, cinema, tv,  Read more...

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