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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Justin Gautreau This essay explores the trajectory of popular media in Thomas Pynchon's 2006 novel Against the Day , from print all the way to the Internet. In his piece “Genre as History,” Brian McHale asserts that Against the Day pastiches several literary genres from the turn of the twentieth...
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Genre (2011) 44 (2): 205–222.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Petrus Van Ewijk In 1976 Edward Mendelson introduced the terms encyclopedic narrative and encyclopedic novel in two articles on Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow and offered a definition that seems to be primarily geared toward totality. The history of the encyclopedia, however, shows a transition...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 115–136.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Simeone © COPYRIGHT 2010 BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA 2010 WORKS CITED Arich-Gerz Bruno . “The Comet and the Rocket: Intertextual Constellations about Technological Progress in Bruno Schulz's “Kometa” and Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow” Comparative Literature...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 5–20.
Published: 01 September 2009
... for Young Readers . Ed. Sullivan C.W. III . Westport CT : Greenwood , 1993 . 3 - 20 . Print . Pynchon Thomas . Gravity’s Rainbow . New York : Viking , 1973 . Print . ------. Against the Day . New York : Penguin , 2006 . Print . Shoptaw John . On the Outside...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the United States and particular countries in Europe, he claims to “know of only seven: Dante's Commedia , Rabelais’ five books of Gargantua and Pantagruel, Cervantes’ Don Quixote , Goethe's Faust , Melville's Moby-Dick , Joyce's Ulysses , and now, I believe, Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow...
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Genre (2005) 38 (1-2): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2005
... such as Oprah's Book Club—than their European counterparts. Conroy examines the works of five authors: Henry James, Nathanial West, Vladimir Nabokov, Thomas Pynchon and Don DeLillo. The structure of Muse in the Machine is relatively simple: chapters setting out and concluding his general...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 435–441.
Published: 01 December 2016
... category. For instance, section 5 (349 – 460) provides an apt illustration of Buell’s organization. It is split into three chapters: (1) Herman Melville’s Moby-­ 436 GENRE Dick, (2) John Dos Passos’s U.S.A. trilogy, and (3) Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow. One work is treated in each chapter...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 July 2021
... respective culture and expose “the whole social and linguistic range of his [sic] nation.” The exception Mendelson makes for America by adding Thomas Pynchon on top of Herman Melville reflects his intuition that literary monocultures are at the threshold of globalist dissolution, with a new world literature...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2009
... because of McHale's influential work on postmodernist fiction gener- ally, but also because his essay offers the reader a tour of several popular genres employed in Pynchon's Against the Day - a collection of genres that spans the last century. McHale's essay is followed up by pieces from...
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Genre (2020) 53 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 April 2020
... invoked in its cita- tion of Calvino, which has been, since Edward Mendelson popularized the term encyclopedic narrative in 1976, associated primarily with the giants of European (Cervantes, Goethe, Joyce) and American (Melville, Pynchon, Wallace) letters?1 The answer in In the Light would initially...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 119–143.
Published: 01 September 2009
... ( 1985 ): 74 - 90 . Print . Johnston John . Information Multiplicity: American Fiction in the Age of Media Saturation . Baltimore : John Hopkins UP , 1998 . Print . ---. “ Post-Cinematic Fiction: Film in the Novels of Pynchon, McElroy and DeLillo .” New Orleans Review 17.2...
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Genre (2021) 54 (2): 167–193.
Published: 01 July 2021
... and Jewish writers (and never passes into the hands of women writers), to be restored to practitioners who are white Protestant men (Pynchon, Gaddis).” Greif does not explicitly provide a logic for why this happens, but Ercolino ( 2014 ), who seeks to explain his analysis of a fairly homogenous set...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Studies , no. 5 : 12 – 24 . Deane Seamus . 1996 . Reading in the Dark: A Novel . London : Vintage Books . Ercolino Stefano . 2014 . The Maximalist Novel: From Thomas Pynchon's “Gravity's Rainbow” to Roberto Bolano's “2666.” New York : Bloomsbury . Ewijk Petrus van...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 367–392.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Fiction in the Age of Pynchon and Morrison . Athens : University of Georgia Press . ———. 2009 . “Do They Believe in Magic? Politics and Postmodern Literature.” Boundary 2 36 . 2 : 125 – 43 . Michael Magali Cornier . 2002 . “Re-Imagining Agency: Toni Morrison's Paradise...
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Genre (2009) 42 (3-4): 99–117.
Published: 01 September 2009
... on the internet; starting in 2000, when Pantheon printed the "2nd Edition," literati applauded, meticulous fans posted queries and tentative theo- ries to the message boards on www.houseofleaves.com, and reviewers compared Danelewski to the likes of Thomas Pynchon and David Foster Wallace.1 With multiple...
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Genre (2000) 33 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 March 2000
... history" (Eliot 483), registers this transition and, in the more reactionary work of Pound, Yeats, Lewis and others, accelerates it. Postmodern artists respond to this situation by interrogating the secret history of real subsumption (as in Pynchon's V. and Gravity's Rainbow) and, more...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 89–109.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., multifaceted, hybrid . . . this is who I am.” However, instead of portraying these connections in her novel through a multilayered panoramic lens, like a Pynchon, Wallace, or Salman Rushdie, Ozeki depicts a much more personal and individualized system: the intimacy of the interconnected processes of reading...
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Genre (2021) 54 (1): 139–165.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... For, even as late as 2009 (and from such a generally conscientious and nuanced critic), Greif ( 2009 ) begins his essay by invoking exclusively male writers—William Gaddis, Thomas Pynchon, William T. Vollmann, and David Foster Wallace (11)—incipiently perpetuating the familiar masculinist stereotype about...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 344–348.
Published: 01 September 2001
... for Farina's reworking of his experiences and his past, although not once do the sources suggest anything manipulative or oth- erwise nefarious.) Farina attends the creative writing program at Cornell, where he becomes friends with another student, Thomas Pynchon. Farina is the star at Cornell, as he...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 339–343.
Published: 01 September 2001
... references are offered for Farina's reworking of his experiences and his past, although not once do the sources suggest anything manipulative or oth- erwise nefarious.) Farina attends the creative writing program at Cornell, where he becomes friends with another student, Thomas Pynchon. Farina...