Writing Pynchon

Writing Pynchon

Author: A. W. McHoul

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781349206742

Category: Fiction

Page: 239

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This book explores some of the ways in which contemporary literary theory can be used to read fiction. In particular, it focuses on Thomas Pynchon's three novels to date and his collection of early stories. The theories exploited are concentrated in the work of Jacques Derrida.
Writing Pynchon
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: A. W. McHoul, David Wills
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-04-20 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores some of the ways in which contemporary literary theory can be used to read fiction. In particular, it focuses on Thomas Pynchon's three novels to date and his collection of early stories. The theories exploited are concentrated in the work of Jacques Derrida.
Pynchon and Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Martin Paul Eve
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-15 - Publisher: Springer

Pynchon and Philosophy radically reworks our readings of Thomas Pynchon alongside the theoretical perspectives of Wittgenstein, Foucault and Adorno. Rigorous yet readable, Pynchon and Philosophy seeks to recover philosophical readings of Pynchon that work harmoniously, rather than antagonistically, resulting in a wholly fresh approach.
Thomas Pynchon’s Animal Tales
Language: en
Pages: 167
Authors: Keita Hatooka
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-08-29 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Through examining case studies of animal representation in Thomas Pynchon’s works, Hatooka illuminates how radically and imaginatively the legendary novelist depicts his empathy for nonhuman beings and conducts conducting a comparative study of Pynchon’s narratives and his contemporary documentarians and thinkers.
Pynchon and History
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Shawn Smith
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Routledge

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Writing After War
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: John Limon
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In Writing After War, John Limon develops a theory of the relationship of war in general to literature in general, in order to make sense of American literary history in particular. Applying the work of war theorists Carl von Clausewitz and Elaine Scarry, John Limon argues that The Iliad inaugurates