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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 197–215.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Henry Veggian © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Thomas Pynchon Against the Day Henry Veggian He [Orwell] was impatient with predictions of the inevitable, he remained confident in the ability of ordinary...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2010) 37 (2): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Rob Wilson Inherent Vice continues Thomas Pynchon's interrogation into California as American edge-site perpetually situated on the brink of catastrophe, metamorphosis, or redemption. In his latest novel, Pynchon labors in the time-honored generic trenches of American “hardboiled fiction” to...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 11–30.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Mark Greif The category of the “big, ambitious novel,” circumscribing works by authors such as Thomas Pynchon, William Gaddis, David Foster Wallace, and William Vollmann, has come to constitute one of the major forms through which postwar U.S. fiction is sorted and evaluated. A history of this form...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 125–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
... project is not. On the contrary, many of the writers McCann and Szalay indict—Don DeLillo, Thomas Pynchon, and Toni Morrison, for instance—are as aware of the limits of magical politics as they are, and as committed to a chastened, melioristic model of social struggle. Where the novelists break with...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2015) 42 (1): 247–248.
Published: 01 February 2015
... University Press, 2014. Ercolino, Stefano. The Maximalist Novel: From Thomas Pynchon’s “Gravity’s Rain- bow” to Roberto Bolaño’s “2666.” New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014. James, C. L. R. The Life of Captain Cipriani: An Account of British Government in the West Indies. Durham, NC: Duke University...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 247–248.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Consumerism in Contempo- rary American Culture. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2014. boundary 2 42:2 (2015) DOI 10.1215/01903659-2866845 © 2015 by Duke University Press 248 boundary 2 / May 2015 McClintock, Scott, and John Miller, eds. Pynchon’s California. Iowa City: University of Iowa...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 145–153.
Published: 01 May 2009
... that envision an efficacious meeting of the spiritual and the political. The fiction of Don DeLillo, Toni Morrison, Michael Ondaatje, Thomas Pynchon, Salman Rushdie, and Robert Stone does not counsel a mystified vision of politics, McClure contends. Rather, it shows the way spiritual...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 1–10.
Published: 01 May 2009
... initiated this dossier was borrowed from the first line of Thomas Pynchon’s novel Gravity’s Rainbow (1973). The sentence evokes the experi- ence of being bombed from the air. It also hints that “experience” may not be quite the right word. The point of the borrowing was to suggest two...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2004) 31 (1): 267–269.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Matters. New York: Routledge, 2003. Lentricchia, Frank. Lucchesi and The Whale. First paperback ed. Durham, N.C., and London: Duke University Press, 2003. Mattessich, Stefan. Lines of Flight: Discursive Time and Countercultural Desire in the Work of Thomas Pynchon. Durham, N.C., and London: Duke...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 233–235.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Fiction in the Age of Pynchon and Morrison (2007), examines the political sponsorship and implications of the “turn toward religion” in contempo- rary literature. He is interested in continuing the discussion initiated in this article in the wake of the 2008 elections, which took place well after it...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 August 2012
... thinkable. Kittler’s favorite novel was Gravity’s Rainbow. Like Pynchon, he saw war as the crucible of new technologies and new human formations. This Godzich / Friedrich Kittler (1943–2011) 5 led him to explore cybernetics, where he focused on the work of Alan...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2009) 36 (1): 211–215.
Published: 01 February 2009
... Subject of Feminist Alliances. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008. Scandura, Jani. Down in the Dumps: Place, Modernity, American Depression. Dur- ham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2008. Schaub, Thomas, ed. Approaches to Teaching Pynchon’s “The Crying of Lot 49” and Other Works...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2008) 35 (1): 221–223.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the Debate over Mario Duliani’s The City Without Women” is forthcoming in Literature of Concentration Camps. Currently, he is writing a critical book on the writings of Henry Adams, William Faulkner, and Thomas Pynchon. ...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2009) 36 (2): 67–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... as “a black-legged, dis- jointed puppet,” not unlike Dorotea’s “puppet-head” and the “decidedly female crash-test dummies” that populate her friend Damien’s apartment (PR, 3, 5). This seems to me to be an invocation of Pynchon’s dummies in V. (1963). For Pynchon’s “Frankenstein’s...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2012) 39 (3): 97–124.
Published: 01 August 2012
...- rates narratives about other books that double as a commentary on the commodity status of the book itself. For all their differences, the metanar- ratives of an earlier postmodernism typical of writers such as John Barth, Kathy Acker, and Thomas Pynchon, in which writers and narrators revise...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2001) 28 (3): 217–223.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Cultural Studies. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000. Parkin-Gounelas, Ruth. Literature and Psychoanalysis: Intertextual Readings.New York: Palgrave, 2001. Patell, Cyrus R. K. Negative Liberties: Morrison, Pynchon, and the Problem of Liberal Ideology. Durham, N.C.: Duke University...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2014) 41 (3): 27–54.
Published: 01 August 2014
... models of literary endeavor offered by such novelists as William Gaddis, John Barth, and especially Thomas Pynchon, all of whom make equal intellectual, if not emotional, demands on their readers. Rather, Wallace is most interesting precisely insofar as we think of him as a strong student of the...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 197–205.
Published: 01 February 2007
... “attitude” (45). She means a text’s “affective bearing, orientation, or ‘set toward’ [or stance visvis] its audience and world” (45), which allows us to recognize, despite differences, texts that belong together in a class, for example, paranoid classics such as Thomas Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2003) 30 (2): 195–216.
Published: 01 May 2003
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boundary 2 (1 August 2013) 40 (3): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2013
... ambition of many canonical postmodernist authors, including Thomas Pynchon and Don DeLillo. See also Shameem Black, Fiction across Borders: Imagining the Lives of Others in Late Twentieth-­ Century Novels (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010). Ecocriticism has also become a powerful framework...