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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 88–91.
Published: 01 March 1979
...Steven Weisenburger William M. Plater The Grim Phoenix: Reconstructing Thomas Pynchon . Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1978. xvii + 268 pp. $12.50. © 1979 University of Washington 1979 88 REVIEWS sistence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1984) 45 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 June 1984
... to be that Thomas Pynchon’s metaphysical orientation is a secular one. When mysteries, miracles, uncertainties, and para- doxes are rampant in the major work of a novelist versed as none before him in the arcana of science and bureaucracy, it is natural enough to turn to Godel’s Theorem, Einstein’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 306–308.
Published: 01 September 1980
... and London: Yale University Press, 1980. xv + 32 l pp. $20.00. Irwin, John T. American Hieroglyphics: The Symbol of the Egyptian Hieroglyphics in the American Renaissance. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1980. xii + 371 pp. $19.50. Stark, John 0. Pynchon’s Fictions: Thomas Pynchon...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (3): 391–413.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and punk; and the publication, all in that same year, of such postmod- ernist literary landmarks as Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow, J. G. Ballard’s Crash, and Don DeLillo’s Great Jones Street. In or about 1973, human character changed — anyway, American culture did, according to Killen. My...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (3): 308–312.
Published: 01 September 1980
... + 371 pp. $19.50. Stark, John 0. Pynchon’s Fictions: Thomas Pynchon and the Literature of Infoniiution. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1980. ix + 183 pp. $12.95. ENGLISH Bonney, William W. Thorns and Arabesques: Contexts for Conrad’s Fiction. Baltimore...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (3): 365–382.
Published: 01 September 2002
... tradition seem to want to stop history at about 1965, roughly when the modernist city, modern architecture, and the modernist literary tradition began to unravel amid a series of crises. Lehan prefigures that shift in a superb reading of Thomas Pynchon’s Crying of Lot 49, in which he persuasively...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 397–399.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to be liberal selves, there is no better way than reading, Rosen and Santesso proclaim. However, their earlier juxtaposing of Orwell and J. R. R. Tolkien (in a masterful discussion of Orwell and his influence on the later novel of paranoia in Thomas Pynchon and others) poses the question in a more far-reaching...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (2): 241–244.
Published: 01 June 2018
... for such rewrites to have become dominant after 1966. They have also demonstrated that postmodern authors from John Barth and Thomas Pynchon to Woody Allen and Mark Leyner (an American Jasper Fforde) have no problem treating—quite “authentically”—fictional entities as “real” (and vice versa), given...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2019) 80 (3): 350–353.
Published: 01 September 2019
... is the satirical mode in which Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Pynchon, and others have poked holes in the pomposity of American civil religion, an Enlightenment handiwork that borrows from seventeenth-century mythic metanarratives—of the Chosen People, an Errand into the Wilderness, a City upon a Hill...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 95–98.
Published: 01 March 1987
... stature as errors among so many others. Pynchon for Pyncheon (p. 157) seems egre- gious for a scholar of American literature, as does neither . . . or for a grammarian (p. 163). Most troubling are the substantive errors, as when my friend Edward Rosenberry, the Melville scholar, becomes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 115–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 119–124.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 124–129.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 129–132.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 132–136.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 136–142.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 143–147.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Modern Language Quarterly (2005) 66 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 March 2005
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Modern Language Quarterly (2008) 69 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 March 2008
.... Some postmodernist texts are characterized by minimalism, a “literature of silence” (Samuel Beckett, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Marguerite Duras); other texts feature redundancy in the form of ever expanding fabulation (John Barth, Thomas Pynchon, Gabriel García Márquez, later also Umberto Eco...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (4): 425–430.
Published: 01 December 1978
... Richard. Pynchon: Creative Paranoia in “Gravity’s Rainbow.” Port Washington, N.Y., and London: Kennikat Press, National University Publica- tions, 1978. viii -I- 136 pp. $1 1.00. Stapleton, Laurence. Marianne Moore: The Poet’s Advance. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978...