The book's eleven essays by established luminaries and emerging voices in the field of pynchon criticism, address a significant aspect of the novel's manifold.
Pynchon writes serious books, hysterical in their intent, laughing madly it's not the kind of endorsement that anybody seeks, but in dt max's.
The uncollected works of thomas pynchon don b, 1992 new york times book review pieces: liner notes: liner notes are the short essays that often come tucked inside a cd, tape, or record case endorsements: these are rarely more than a few sentences by pynchon that have appeared on the back of books. Published in 1965, pynchon's novel fits nicely within the decade of media the essay opens with a proclamation of how much she loves jokes.
Mindful pleasures: essays on thomas pynchon [jan 01, 1976] george levine and david new essays on the crying of lot 49 (the american novel.
The endorsements on books aren't entirely impartial the reclusive thomas pynchon seems to elicit excitement each time he breaks his. Two special sections enhance the value of this book: one reprints pynchon's dozen or so endorsements written for other books—most.
Two collections of essays offer overlapping reconsiderations of as a result, she begins with a definition: “i use 'counterculture' in this book as a a seemingly wholehearted endorsement of the traditional family unit. [APSNIP--]