Criticism in Journals
- Charles Hollander. "Pynchon, JFK and the CIA: Magic Eye Views of The Crying of Lot 49." Pynchon Notes 40-41 (1997): 61-106. How does Menippean satire function? Hollander's classic article on The Crying of Lot 49 -with a stunning conclusion.
- Charles Hollander. "Pynchon's Politics: The Presence of an Absence." Pynchon Notes 26-27 (1990): 5-59. One of the few in-depth studies of Pynchon's early work, including some of the journalism. It helps understanding why Pynchon writes how and what he writes...
- Charles Hollander. "Pynchon's Juvenilia, and Against The Day." Reading Thomas Pynchon's latest novel Against the Day, July 1st, 2007. Conference notes from a one day conference organised by G.R.A.A.T, Tours, France. The conference papers are available on the G.R.A.A.T. web site (this site received the paper before publication)
- Charles Hollander. "Jokes and Puns in Gravity's Rainbow." Pynchon Notes, 46-49 (2000-2001): 204-207. This shorter article treats 2 famous Gravity's Rainbow jokes (Candy Drill and Fur Demille). It has been revised and expanded and is available online on this site only as "The New and Improved Jokes and Puns in Gravity's Rainbow" (July 2007).
- Luc Herman. "Inleiding." Yang, 28.1 (1992): 5-10. Themanummer in het opgeheven literaire magazine Yang over Pynchon. Herman slaagde erin een aantal grote namen te strikken die niet eerder in het Nederlands publiceerden.
- Charles Hollander. "Abrams Remembers Pynchon." Pynchon Notes 36-39 (1995-1996): 179-180. Pynchon studied 18th century literature with Mike Abramswhile at Cornell- and delivered a great paper.
- Dirk Van Hulle. "Een bom van een boek: Thomas Pynchon. Gravity's Rainbow." De Morgen (1999). In de reeks De Jaren (over literatuur in de vorige eeuw) was dit het boek van 1973.
Notes below need linking, notes and bibliographies. They are not published (yet).
- Charles Hollander. "Thomas Pynchon: An American Dante?." Transit of Venus, International Pynchon Week Malta (June, 2004).
- Charles Hollander. "Pynchon, Satire, and "The Moral Instinct": Globalization Invites Global Satire." Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, International Pynchon Week 2008, Munich, Germany (10-14 June 2008).