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Hardcover published 1981-02-01 by Ohio University Press. Alert if: New Price below.
Literature & Fiction Books History & Criticism Books. Investigates Pynchon's metaphorical use of scientific theories and information to help unify fictional worlds that seem on the edge of chaos. ISBN13: 9780821404195. Pynchon's Fictions : Thomas Pynchon and the Literature of Information.
Pynchon’s published stories then are individual works using radically different techniques which all move away from realism. John O. Stark, Pynchon’s Fictions: Thomas Pynchon and the Literature of Information (Athens, OH: Ohio University press, 1980) p. 16. oogle Scholar. Even his first story establishes a realistic narrative on to which Pynchon then superimposes - with varying degrees of success - layers of symbolism. In spite of their varied subjects the stories usually bear, however obliquely, on contemporary American themes - on diplomacy, consumerism, espionage and so on. Keywords. Short Story Waste Land Walk Away Small Rain German Agent.
Thomas Ruggles Pynchon Jr. (/ˈpɪntʃɒn/, commonly /-tʃən/; born May 8, 1937) is an American novelist. A MacArthur Fellow, he is noted for his dense and complex novels. His fiction and non-fiction writings encompass a vast array of subject matter, genres and themes, including history, music, science, and mathematics. For Gravity's Rainbow, Pynchon won the 1973 . National Book Award for Fiction.
Pynchon's fictions: Thomas Pynchon and the literature of information. 1980, Ohio University Press.
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My nominee is Thomas Pynchon. Never have so many badly written books been so grossly overpraised by critics and academics alike. Stark, John, Pynchon's Fictions: Thomas Pynchon and the Literature of Information, Ohio University Press, Athens, Ohio, 1980. GRAVITY'S RAINBOW, considered by some to be Pynchon's masterpiece, defies summary let alone comprehension. Gore Vidal once remarked of it that "comparing Pynchon's prose with that of, say, Joyce, is like comparing a kindergartener with a graduate student. Tölölyan, Khachig, "War as Background in Gravity's Rainbow," in Approaches to Gravity's Rainbow, ed.
Thomas Pynchon Biography - Thomas Pynchon is an American novelist best known for his National Book Award winning novel . Ranging from a vast array of subjects, Pynchon’s writings consist of both fictional and nonfiction works.
Thomas Pynchon Biography - Thomas Pynchon is an American novelist best known for his National Book Award winning novel, Gravity’s Rainbow. His complex novels with deep meanings experiment with different themes and styles of novel writing. A very private person by nature, Pynchon liked to keep himself away from the public eye. There are only a few published pictures of him and many rumors about his identity and location have been floated over the years.
Author: John O. Stark
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Publisher: Ohio Univ Pr; First edition (July 1, 1980)
Pages: 183 pages
ePUB size: 1867 kb
FB2 size: 1623 kb
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