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Thomas Pynchon (1937- ) : A Bibliography of Secondary Materials

Criticism: Minor Works

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"Review of Deadly Sins" in: Kirkus Reviews [1 September 1994].

Adams, Alice. "The American Short Story in the Cybernetic Age" in: Journal of the Short Story in English [1991] no. 17: 9–22 [18–20].

Akiba, Tsutomu. "On Thomas Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Tohoku Gakuin University Review - Essays and Studies in English Language and Literature [November 1984] no. 75: 87-107.

Barnett, Stuart. "Refused Readings: Narrative and History in 'The Secret Integration'" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 1988] no. 22-23: 79-85. Online article.

Bergonzi, Bernard. "" in: The Situation of the Novel. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States [1970]: 80-83, 91-93, 96-100 and passim.

Berthoff, Werner. "" in: Fiction and Events: Essays in Criticism and Literary History. E.P. Dutton, New York, New York, United States [1971]: 106-113.

Bischoff, Peter. "Thomas Pynchon 'Entropy'" in: Die amerikanische Short Story der Gegenwart: Interpretationen. Ed. Peter Freese. Schmidt, Berlin, Germany [1976]: 226-236.

Booker, Keith M.. "A Probable Source for the Title of 'The Small Rain'" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 1988] no. 22-23: 75-77. Online article.

Boulter, Joe. "Children and Slaves in the West: Imagining Fraternity Among Outlaws in 'The Secret Integration'" in: Oklahoma City University Law Review [Fall 1999] 24 no. 3: 518-533. Online article.

Chambers, Judith. "The Short Stories: The Emerging Voice" in: Thomas Pynchon. Twayne Publishers, Chicago, Illinois, United States [1992].

Collado-Rodriguez, Francisco. "A la busca de un autor original o de une repetición textual el lento aprendizaje" in: El Orden del Caos: Literatura y posthumanidad en la narrativa de Thomas Pynchon. Universidad de Valéncia, Valéncia, Spain [2004]: 17-46.

Cowart, David G.. "Love and Death: Variations on a Theme in Pynchon's Early Fiction" in: Journal of Narrative Technique [1977] 7 no. 3: 157-169.

Cowart, David G.. "One. Prospero's Apprenticeship: Slow Learner" in: Thomas Pynchon and the Dark Passages of History. University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, United States [2012]: 25-39.

Cowart, David G.. "Science and the Arts in Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Proceedings of the Philological Association of the Carolinas [March 1979] no. 9.

Cowart, David G.. "Science and the Arts in Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: CLA Journal [1980] 24 no. 1: 108-115.

Darabaner, Richard. "A Possible Source for the Title of 'The Small Rain'" in: Pynchon Notes [Fall 1984] no. 15: 69-72. Online article.

de Zwaan, Victoria F.. "Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: The Explicator [1993] 51 no. 3: 194-196.

Dugdale, John V.. "A Burglar, I Think. A Second-Story Man" in: The Cambridge Quarterly [1986] 15 no. 2: 156-164.

Dugdale, John V.. "Chapter 1: Three Short Stories" in: Thomas Pynchon: Allusive Parables of Power. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, United Kingdom [1990]: 17-76.

Duyfhuizen, Bernard. "An Index to Pynchon's Shorter Works" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 1995-1996] no. 36-39: 7-34. Online article.

Eddins, Dwight. "Probing the Nihil: Existential Gnosticism in Pynchon's Stories" in: Thomas Pynchon. Ed. Harold Bloom. Chelsea House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States [2003]: 169-195.

Font, Manuel. "El Fin de la Entropía" in: Revista de Occidente [2001] no. 243: 21–33 (passim).

Fowler, Douglas. "Story into Chapter: Thomas Pynchon's Transformation of 'Under the Rose'" in: Journal of Narrative Technique [1984] 14 no. 1: 33-43.

Fritsch, Klaus-Jürgen. "Review of Slow Learner" in: Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik [1987] 35 no. 4: 376-378.

Hassan, Ihab. "" in: Contemporary American Literature, 1945-1972: An Introduction. Ungar, New York, New York, United States [1973]: 56, 81, 84-85, 171.

Hawthorne, Mark D.. "Homoerotic Bonding as Escape from Heterosexual Responsibility in Pynchon's Slow Learner" in: Style [2000] 34 no. 3: 512-529. Online article.

Hawthorne, Mark D.. "Pynchon's Early Labyrinths" in: College Literature [1998] 25 no. 2: 78-93.

Hays, Peter L. and Robert Redfield. "Fugues as a Structure in Thomas Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Pacific Coast Philology [1977] 12 : 50-55.

Hays, Peter L. and Robert Redfield. "Pynchon's Spanish Source for 'Entropy'" in: Studies in Short Fiction [1979] 16 no. 4: 327-334.

Hays, Peter L.. "Pynchon's Entropy: A Russian Connection" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring 1985] no. 16: 78-82. Online article.

Herman, Luc. "Early Pynchon" in: The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Pynchon. Ed. Inger H. Dalsgaard, Luc Herman and Brian McHale. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom [2012]: 19-29.

Holdsworth, Carole A.. "'Celestina' Times Two and 'Entropy'" in: Celestinesca [1989] no. 13: 53-57.

Holdsworth, Carole A.. "Cervantine Echoes in Early Pynchon" in: Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America. [1988] 8 no. 1: 47-53. Online article.

Hollander, Charles. "Pynchon's Politics: The Presence of an Absence" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 1990] no. 26-27: 5-59. Online article.

Holton, Robert. "'Closed circuit': The White Male Predicament in Pynchon's Early Stories" in: Thomas Pynchon: Reading From The Margins. Ed. Niran Abbas. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Madison, New Jersey, United States [2003]: 37-50.

Holton, Robert. "Lines of Enclosure and Escape in Pynchon's Early Short Fiction" in: Blissful Bewilderment: Studies in the Fiction of Thomas Pynchon. Ed. Anne Mangen and Rolf Gaasland. Novus Forlag, Oslo, Norway [2002]: 163-181.

Holton, Robert. "Real Imaginary Lines in 'The Secret Integration'" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 1997] no. 40-41: 5-18. Online article.

Jackson, Rosemary. "From Kafka's 'Metamorphosis' to Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion. Methuen, New York, New York, United States [1981]: 157-170.

Keesey, Douglas. "The Politics of Doubling in 'Mortality and Mercy in Vienna'" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 1989] no. 24-25: 5-19. Online article.

Kim, Sang Koo. "Thomas Pynchon's Satire - V. and The Crying of Lot 49" in: Journal of English Language and Literature [1986] 32 no. 1: 105-125.

King, Vincent. "Giving Destruction a Name and a Face: Thomas Pynchon's 'Mortality and Mercy in Vienna'" in: Studies in Short Fiction [1998] 35 no. 1: 13-21.

Kolbuszewska, Zofia. "Rip Van Pynchon, prześniona rewolucja, artystyczny recykling i śmieci powrót ucznia strategią pisarską mistrza" in: Thomas Pynchon. Ed. Marek Paryż and Tadeusz Pióro. Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warsawa, Poland [15 October 2018]: 101-114.

Kolbuszewska, Zofia. "What's Really Haunting King Yrjö: The Uncanny and the Discourse of Waste in Thomas Pynchon's 'The Secret Integration'" in: Memory, Haunting, Discourse. Ed. Maria Holmgren Troy and Elisabeth Wenn. Karlstad University Press, Karlstad, Sweden [2005]: 255–264.

Kostelanetz, Richard. "New American Fiction Reconsidered" in: Triquarterly [1967] no. 8: 279-286.

Kostelanetz, Richard. "Notes on the American Short Story Today" in: The Minnesota Review [1965] no. 5.

Kotake, Hideo. "Thomas Pynchon, 'The Secret Integration' - Armageddon in Daily Life" in: Eigo Seinen/The Rising Generation [1994] 140 no. 5: 210–214.

Larsson, Donald F.. "'The Secret Integration'" in: Masterplots II: American Fiction Series. Ed. Frank N. Magill. Salem Press, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States [1986] 5 : 2053-2056.

Larsson, Donald F.. "'Under the Rose'" in: Masterplots II: American Fiction Series. Ed. Frank N. Magill. Salem Press, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States [1986] 6 : 2464-2467.

Link, Erik Carl. "Luddism in 'Under the Rose'" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 1992] no. 30-31: 157-164. Online article.

Maissonat, Claude. "The Artist as Scavenger: Inconclusiveness and Reflexivity in 'Low-Lands'" in: Thomas Pynchon. Ed. Gilles Chamerois and Bénédicte Chorier-Fryd. Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, Montpelllier, France [2014]: 223-240.

Martínez, María Á.. "From 'Under the Rose' to V.: A Linguistic Approach to Human Agency in Pynchon's Fiction" in: Poetics Today [2002] 23 no. 4: 633–656. Article originally published in Estudios Ingleses de la Universidad Complutense as Function and Linguistic Organization: An Analysis of Character and Setting in Thomas Pynchon's 'Under the Rose' Rewritten in V. [1996] no. 4: 105-129.

Martínez, María Á.. "Function and Linguistic Organization: An Analysis of Character and Setting in Thomas Pynchon's 'Under the Rose' Rewritten in V." in: Estudios Ingleses de la Universidad Complutense [1996] no. 4: 105-129.

Martínez, María Á.. "The Foregrounding Function of Nominalizations in Narrative Discourse: A Case Study of Pynchon's 'Under the Rose' and V., Chapter 3" in: Fifty Years of English Studies in Spain [2003]: 655-662.

McHale, Brian. "Unmaking the Well-Made Short Story/Making up the Novel" in: The American Book Review [1985] 8 no. 1: 16-18.

Mead, Clifford. "Appendix: Pynchon's Juvenalia" in: Thomas Pynchon: A Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Materials. Dalkey Archive, Normal, Illinois, United States [1989]: 155-176.

Mizener, Arthur. "The New Romance (1972)" in: The New Romanticism: A Collection of Critical Essays. Ed. Eberhard Alsen. Garland, New York, New York, United States [2000]: 79-90. Article originally published in The Southern Review as The New Romance [1972] 8 no. 1: 106-117.

Mizener, Arthur. "The New Romance" in: The Southern Review [1972] 8 no. 1: 106-117.

Mizener, Arthur. "Thomas Pynchon: 'Entropy'" in: A Handbook of Analyses, Questions, and a Discussion of Technique for Use with Modern Short Stories: The Uses of Imagination, Third Edition. Norton, New York, New York, United States [1971]: 94-102.

Mösch, Matthias. "The Spectre of Faust in the Early Works of Thomas Pynchon" in: Thomas Pynchon. Ed. Gilles Chamerois and Bénédicte Chorier-Fryd. Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, Montpelllier, France [2014]: 105-128.

Newman, Robert D.. "Chapter 2. Slow Learner: Establishing Foundations" in: Understanding Thomas Pynchon. University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, South Carolina, United States [1986]: 12-32.

Ogawa, Hirozu. "Pynchon Takes a Hard Look at Watts - Pynchon's 'Journey into the Mind of Watts'" in: Tsurubunka Daigaku Kenkyu Kiyou [1989] no. 30: 115-123.

Olderman, Raymond M.. "The Illusion and the Possibility of Conspiracy" in: Beyond the Waste Land: A Study of the American Novel in the Nineteen-Sixties. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, United States [1972]: 123-149.

Oleneva, Valentina I.. "" in: Modernitskaya novella SSHA 60-70 - e gody [The Modernist Short Story: The 60's and 70's]. Naukova Dumka, Kiev, Russia [1985]: 229-245.

Patteson, Richard F.. "Horus, Harmakhis, and Harpokrates in Chapter III of V. and 'Under the Rose'" in: Pynchon Notes [June 1981] no. 6: 39-40. Online article.

Patteson, Richard F.. "How True a Text? Chapter Three of and 'Under the Rose.'" in: Southern Humanities Review [1984] 18 no. 4: 299-308.

Perez-Llantada Auria, Maria del Carmen. "Beyond Linguistic Barriers: The Musical Fuge Structure of Thomas Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Cuadernos de Investigaci [1991]: 127-140. Online article.

Perez-Llantada Auria, Maria del Carmen. "From the New Physics into Linguistic Dissolution: Thomas Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Science, Literature, and Interpretation: Essays on Twentieth-century Literature and Critical Theory. Ed. Francisco Collado-Rodriguez. Secretariado de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain [1991]: 157-174.

Perez-Llantada Auria, Maria del Carmen. "Questing for Social Justice: The Role of Woman in Thomas Pynchon's Narrative" in: Estudios de la mujer en el ámbito de los países de habla inglesa. Ed. Margarita Ardanaz. Universitad Complutense, Madrid, Spain [1994] Volume 1 : 275-287.

Petillon, Pierre-Yves. "American Graffiti S = k log W" in: Critique [462 1985] 41 : 1090-1105.

Poirier, Richard. "A Literature of Law and Order" in: The Performing Self: Compositions and Decompositions in the Languages of Contemporary Life. Oxford University Press, New York, New York, United States [1971]: 3–26 (23–26). Article originally published in Partisan Review [with the same title] [1969] 36 no. 3: 189–204.

Pritchard, William H.. "Novels and Novelists in the 1960s" in: Modern Occasions 2: New Fiction, Criticism, Poetry. Ed. Philip Rahv. Kennikat Press, Port Washington, New York, United States [1974]: 188–209 (203–209).

Pütz, Manfred. "Imagination and Self-Definition: American Novels of the Sixties" in: Partisan Review [1977] 44 no. 2: 235–44. Article originally published in Essays on American Literature and Ideas as The Art of the Acronym in Thomas Pynchon [1997]: 207-224.

Pütz, Manfred. "The Art of the Acronym in Thomas Pynchon" in: Essays on American Literature and Ideas. Institutul European, Iaši, Romania [1997]: 207-224.

Pütz, Manfred. "The Art of the Acronym in Thomas Pynchon" in: Studies in the Novel [1991] 23 no. 3: 371–382. Article originally published in Essays on American Literature and Ideas [with the same title] [1997]: 207-224.

Reilly, Terry. "A Couple-Three Bonzos: 'Introduction', Slow Learner and 1984" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 1999] no. 44-45: 5-13. Online article.

Ronell, Avital. "" in: Stupidity. University of Illinois Press, Urbana, Illinois, United States [2002]: 25-29, 318.

Schuber, Stephen P.. "Rereading Pynchon: Negative Entropy and 'Entropy'" in: Pynchon Notes [October 1983] no. 13: 47-60. Online article.

Seed, David. "Order in Thomas Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Thomas Pynchon. Ed. Harold Bloom. Chelsea House, New York, New York, United States [1986]: 157-174. Article originally published in Journal of Narrative Technique [with the same title] [1981] 11 no. 2: 135-153.

Seed, David. "Order in Thomas Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Thomas Pynchon. Ed. Harold Bloom. Chelsea House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States [2003]: 135-153. Article originally published in Journal of Narrative Technique [with the same title] [1981] 11 no. 2: 135-153.

Seed, David. "Order in Thomas Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Journal of Narrative Technique [1981] 11 no. 2: 135-153.

Seed, David. "Pynchon in Watts" in: Pynchon Notes [June 1982] no. 9: 54-60. Online article.

Seed, David. "Review of Slow Learner" in: [1985] 38 no. 4: 488–489.

Serrai, Roberto. "Entropia e dis-integrazione nei racconti giovanili di Thomas Pynchon" in: Ponte [1994] 50 no. 3: 125-128.

Simons, John L.. "Third Story Man: Biblical Irony in Thomas Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: Studies in Short Fiction [1977] 14 no. 1: 88-93.

Slade, Joseph W.. "'Entropy' and Other Calamities" in: Pynchon: A Collection of Critical Essays. Ed. Edward Mendelson. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States [1978]: 69-86.

Smetak, Jacqueline R.. "Thomas Pynchon's 'Mortality and Mercy in Vienna': Major Themes in an Early Work" in: Iowa Journal of Literary Studies [1983] 4 no. 1: 65-76.

Smetak, Jacqueline R.. "Thomas Pynchon's Short Stories and Jung's Concept of the Anima" in: Journal of Evolutionary Psychology [1990] 11 no. 1-2: 178–194.

Snart, Jason. "Disorder and Entropy in Pynchon's Entropy and Lefebvre's The Production of Space" in: CLCWeb [2001] 3 no. 4: 20 pars. Online article.

Solomon, William. "Secret Integrations: Black Humor and the Critique of Whiteness" in: Modern Fiction Studies [2003] 49 no. 3: 469-495 (480-484 and passim).

Sprinker, Michael. "'Entropy'" in: Masterplots II: American Fiction Series. Ed. Frank N. Magill. Salem Press, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States [1986] 2 : 709-711.

Stimpson, Catherine R.. "Pre-Apocalyptic Atavism: Thomas Pynchon's Early Fiction" in: Mindful Pleasures: Essays on Thomas Pynchon. Ed. George Levine and David Leverenz. Little, Brown, Boston, Massachusetts, United States [1976]: 31-47.

Stimpson, Catherine R.. "Pre-Apocalyptic Atavism: Thomas Pynchon's Early Fiction" in: Thomas Pynchon. Ed. Harold Bloom. Chelsea House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States [2003]: 77-92. Article originally published in Mindful Pleasures: Essays on Thomas Pynchon [with the same title] [1976]: 31-47.

Tabbi, Joseph. "Merging Orders: The Shaping Influence of Science on Entropy" in: Pynchon Notes [Fall 1984] no. 15: 58-68. Online article.

Tabbi, Joseph. "Pynchon's 'Entropy'" in: The Explicator [1984] 43 no. 1: 61-63.

Takada, Shuhei. "'Under the Rose' as the Archetype of Pynchon's Fiction" in: Kyushu American Literature [1996] no. 37: 9–18.

Takahashi, Wataru. "Entropy as Metaphor - from Unsociable To Sociable - Deciphering Thomas Pynchon's Entropy" in: Hiroshima Women's University Literature Department Journal [1995] no. 30: 57-80.

Takahashi, Wataru. "Thomas Pynchon 'Low-Lands' - Possibility of Novel" in: Hiroshima Women's University Literature Department Journal [1991] no. 26: 1-16.

Tate, J. O.. "Slow Burner" in: National Review [16 November 1984]: 53-55.

Tylee, Claire. "'Spot This Mumbo Jumbo': Thomas Pynchon's Emblems for American Culture in 'Mortality and Mercy in Vienna'" in: Pynchon Notes [Fall 1985] no. 17: 52-72. Online article. Article originally published in Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses [with the same title] [1985] 15 no. 10: 141-156.

Tylee, Claire. "'Spot This Mumbo Jumbo': Thomas Pynchon's Emblems for American Culture in 'Mortality and Mercy in Vienna'" in: Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses [1985] 15 no. 10: 141-156.

Tylee, Claire. "Metaphor in the Early Fiction of Thomas Pynchon: A Study of 'Entropy'" in: Actas del VII Congreso Nacional de la Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos [1986]: 219-227.

Vanderbeke, Dirk. "N Tropes for Entropy in Pynchon's Early Works" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 2000] no. 46-49: 35-59. Online article.

Vervaeck, Bart. "Als wiegende zeeën De vroege verhalen van Thomas Pynchon" in: Yang [January-March 1992] 28 no. 1: 21-30.

Werli, Antonio. "Slow Learner Thomas Pynchon, Un portrait de l'invisibilité" in: Cyclocosmia [18 September 2008]: 33-37.

White, Allon. "Ironic Equivalence: A Reading of Thomas Pynchon's 'Mortality and Mercy in Vienna'" in: Critical Quarterly [1981] 23 no. 3: 55-62.

White, Allon. "Ironic Equivalence: A Reading of Thomas Pynchon's 'Mortality and Mercy in Vienna'" in: Carnival, Hysteria, and Writing: Collected Essays and Autobiography. Clarendon, Oxford, United Kingdom [1993]: 111-121. Article originally published in Critical Quarterly [with the same title] [1981] 23 no. 3: 55-62.

Winkler, Willi. "Programm: Weltuntergang Die frühen Erzählungen von Thomas Pynchon" in: Merkur [1986] 40 no. 4: 337-339.

Wisnicki, Adrian. "A Trove of New Works by Thomas Pynchon? Bomarc Service News Rediscovered" in: Pynchon Notes [Spring - Fall 2000] no. 46-49: 9-34. Online article.

Witzling, David P.. "'The simplest kind of beginning': The Problem of White Consciousness in Pynchon's Work of the Mid-Sixties" in: Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism. Routledge, New York, New York, United States [2008]: 115-142.