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

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Wagner, Linda W. "A Note on Oedipa the Roadrunner." Journal of Narrative Technique 4.2 (1974): 155-161.

Wald, Alan. "Contradictions of the Canon: Review of Marginal Forces/Cultural Centers." The Minnesota Review 41-42 (1993-1994): 292-297.

Waldron , Dara . "Thanatoids and Death by Television: Politics and/of the Spectacle in Thomas Pynchon's Vineland." Of Pynchon And Vice (9-12 June 2010).

Walker, Christopher. "Thomas Pynchon's Vineland." London Review of Books (8 March 1990): 4-5.

Waller, Gary F. "America as Discourse." Canadian Review of American Studies 14.2 (1983): 207-218.

Wallhead, Celia M. "The ineludible flaws in hippiedom and fascism in Thomas Pynchons' Inherent Vice." Of Pynchon And Vice (9-12 June 2010).

Wallhead, Celia M. "Kit and Kim: Espionage in Against the Day." Against the Grain (10-14 June 2008).

Wallhead, Celia M. "Kit and Kim: Espionage in Against the Day." Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives . Rodopi, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2010): 291-306.

Wallhead, Celia M. "Mason & Dixon and Hamlet." ORBIT 2.2 (2014).

Wallhead, Celia M. "Mason & Dixon: Pynchon's Bickering Heroes." Pynchon Notes 46-49 (Spring - Fall 2000): 178-199.

Wallhead, Celia M. "Review of The Multiple Worlds of Pynchon's Mason & Dixon." Atlantis 28.2 (2006): 153-158.

Wallhead, Celia M. "The Unavoidable Flaws in Hippiedom and Fascism in Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice." Thomas Pynchon & the (De)Vices of Global (Post)Modernity . Wydawnictwo KUL, Lublin, Poland (2013).

Wallhead, Celia M. "Using Schema Theory to Trace the Connections between the Different Aspects of the Conflicting Roles of Oedipa Maas and the Intertext of Remedios Varo." Pynchon Notes 56-57 (Spring - Fall 2009): 87-99.

Walsh, John and Cameron Northouse. John Barth, Jerzy Kosinski, and Thomas Pynchon: A Reference Guide . G.K. Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, United States (May 1978).

Walsh, John. "Thomas Pynchon on 9/11: American literature's greatest conspiracy theorist finally addresses his country's greatest trauma." The Independent (20 September 2013).

Wang , Huei-ju . "The Figure of the Private Eye in Pynchon from The Crying of Lot 49 to Inherent Vice." Of Pynchon And Vice (9-12 June 2010).

Ward, Dean A. "Information and the Imminent Death of Oedipa Maas." University of Hartford Studies in Literature 20.3 (1988): 24-37.

Warman, Matt. "Pick of the Paperbacks." The Daily Telegraph (10 November 2007): Books: 31.

Warmbold, Carolyn Nizzi. "A Bunch o' Books for the Buck." Atlanta Journal and Constitution (18 June 1997): 1D.

Warren, Christopher. "Cultivating the Fl: Sublime Work in Pynchon's V.." Culture and the State: Alternative Interventions . CRC Humanities Studio, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (2003): 241-250.

Warren, James P. "Ritual Reluctance: The Poetics of Discontinuity in Gravity's Rainbow." Pynchon Notes 18-19 (Spring - Fall 1986): 55-65.

Wasson, Richard. "Notes On a New Sensibility." Critical Essays on Thomas Pynchon . G.K. Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, United States (1981): 13-19.

Wasson, Richard. "Notes On a New Sensibility." Partisan Review 36.3 (1969): 460-477.

Watman, Max. "Pynchon's Progress." The New Criterion 25 (February 2007): 69.

Watson, Cate. "Thomas Pynchon: Realism in an Age of Ontological Uncertainty?." Literature Compass 5.1 (2008): 11–19.

Watson, Robert N. "Teaching Crying: General Education, the 1960s, and Lot 49." Approaches to Teaching The Crying of Lot 49 and Other Works by Thomas Pynchon . Modern Language Assocation, Baltimore, Maryland, United States (2008): 13–24.

Watson, Robert N. "Who Bids for Tristero? The Conversion of Pynchon's Oedipa Maas." Southern Humanities Review 17.1 (1983): 59-75.

Watts, Harold H. "Pynchon, Thomas." Great Writers of the English Language: Novelists and Prose Writers . St. Martin's, New York, New York, United States (1979): 996–998.

Weber, Donald. "West, Pynchon, Mailer, and the Jeremiad Tradition." South Atlantic Quarterly 83.3 (1984): 259-268.

Webster, Mark. "Vineland Retains Pynchon's Sense of the Absurd." The Tech (1990): 8.

Weeks, Jerome. "Meanderings Seem Almost a Maze Without Center or Exit." Dallas Morning News (27 April 1997): 8J.

Weidermann, Volker. "Inherent Vice von Thomas Pynchon erscheint heute auf Englisch." Deutschlandradio Kultur (6 August 2009): 6:27 min.

Weisenburger, Steven C. A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, United States (1988).

Weisenburger, Steven C. A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, United States (2006).

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Bibliography." A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, United States (1988): 317-328.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "The Chronology of Episodes in Gravity's Rainbow." Pynchon Notes 14 (February 1984): 50-64.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "The End of History? : Thomas Pynchon and the Uses of the Past." Critical Essays on Thomas Pynchon . G.K. Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, United States (1981): 140-156.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "The End of History? Thomas Pynchon and the Uses of the Past." Twentieth Century Literature 25.1 (1979): 54-72.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Further Further Notes and Sources…." Pynchon Notes 17 (Fall 1985): 81-83.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Gravity's Rainbow." The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Pynchon . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom (2012): 44-58.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Haunted History and Gravity's Rainbow." Pynchon Notes 42-43 (Spring - Fall 1998): 12-28.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Haunted History: Gravity's Rainbow." Gravity's Rainbow (8-9 June 1998).

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Hyper-Embedded Narration in Gravity's Rainbow." Pynchon Notes 34-35 (Spring - Fall 1994): 70-87.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Hysteron Proteron in Gravity's Rainbow." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 34.1 (1992): 87-105.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "In the Zone: Sovereignty and Bare Life in Gravity's Rainbow." Pynchon Notes 56-57 (Spring - Fall 2009): 100-113.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Introduction." A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, United States (1988): 1-12.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "The Little Engine That Could: Review of A Hand to Turn the Time." Pynchon Notes 24-25 (Spring - Fall 1989): 139-142.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Notes for Gravity's Rainbow." Pynchon Notes 12 (June 1983): 3-15.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "The Origin of Pynchon's Tchitcherine." Pynchon Notes 8 (February 1981): 39-42.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Part 1: Beyond the Zero." A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, United States (1988): 13-102.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Part 2: Un Perm' au Casino Herman Goering." A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, United States (1988): 103-146.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Part 3: In the Zone." A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, United States (1988): 147-260.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Part 4: The Counterforce." A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, United States (1988): 261-316.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Pynchon Surveys Troubled Land." Post and Courier (22 June 1997): E5.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Pynchon's Herero's: A Textual and Biographical Note." Pynchon Notes 16 (Spring 1985): 37-45.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Reading Race: The Crying of Lot 49 and Early Pynchon." Approaches to Teaching The Crying of Lot 49 and Other Works by Thomas Pynchon . Modern Language Assocation, Baltimore, Maryland, United States (2008): 52–58.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Response to Carol Schaechterle Loranger." Pynchon Notes 44-45 (Spring - Fall 1999): 169-170.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Review of A Hand to Turn the Time and Writing Pynchon." Modern Fiction Studies 36.4 (1990): 580-583.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Review of Mead's Thomas Pynchon: A Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Materials." ANQ 5.1 (1992): 41-43.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Review of New Essays on The Crying of Lot 49." Modern Fiction Studies 38.4 (1992): 951-952.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Review of Pynchon's Poetics." American Literature 65.4 (1993): 814-815.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Review of The Fictional Labyrinths of Thomas Pynchon [and others]." Modern Fiction Studies 34.4 (1988): 660-664.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Review of The Grim Phoenix: Reconstructing Thomas Pynchon, by William M. Plater, and Pynchon: Creative Paranoia in Gravity's Rainbow, by Mark Richard Siegel." Modern Language Quarterly 40.1 (1979): 88-91.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Review of Thomas Pynchon: Allusive Parables of Power and The Gnostic Pynchon." Modern Fiction Studies 37.2 (1991): 271-273.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Review of Writing Pynchon." Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.3 (1990): 231-232.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Thomas Pynchon at Twenty-Two: A Recovered Autobiographical Sketch." American Literature 62.4 (1990): 692-697.

Weisenburger, Steven C. "Thomas Pynchon, G." Modern Language Association (30 December 1977).

Weixlmann, Joseph. "Thomas Pynchon: A Bibliography." Critique 14.2 (1972): 34-43.

Wellershoff, Dieter. "Im Sog der Entropie. Thomas Pynchons Die Enden der Parabel." Merkur 42.6 (1988): 471-488.

Wellershoff, Dieter. "Thomas Pynchon." Der Roman und die Erfahrbarkeit der Welt . Kiepenheuer & Witsch, Cologne, Germany (1988): 440-476.

Welsh, Caroline. "Metaphors, Method and Entropy in Thomas Pynchon." Metaphor and Rational Discourse . Niemeyer, Tübingen, Germany (1997): 125–136.

Weltner, Peter. "Thomas Pynchon's Occult Plot." The Ohio Review 14.3 (1973): 106-109.

Werli, Antonio. "Slow Learner. Thomas Pynchon, un portrait de l'invisibilité." Cyclocosmia (18 September 2008): 33-37.

Werneburg, Brigitte. "Surfbrett: Die Briefe des Buchhaendlers." Tageszeitung (5 June 1997): 12.

Werner, Craig H. "Recognizing Reality, Realizing Responsibility." Thomas Pynchon . Chelsea House, New York, New York, United States (1986): 191-202.

Werner, Craig H. "Recognizing Reality, Realizing Responsibility." Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow . Chelsea House, New York, New York, United States (1986): 85-96.

Werner, Craig H. "Review of Pynchon's Poetics." Choice (May 1993): 1459.

Werner, Craig H. "[title?]." Paradoxical Resolutions: American Fiction Since James Joyce . University of Illinois Press, Urbana, Illinois, United States (1982): 181–194.

Wesley, Charley. "Realism, Surrealism, and Awe: The Artistic Expression of Thomas Pynchon and Neo Rauch." Against the Grain (10-14 June 2008).

Westburg, Barry. "Applied Grammatology v. the Pynchon Industry." The Southern Review 24.2 (1991): 195-203.

Westerath, Gerhard. "Pynchon's Parker Passage: A Source and Sound Analysis." Pynchon Notes 20-21 (Spring - Fall 1987): 109-114.

Westervelt, Linda A. "'A Place Dependent on Ourselves': The Reader as System-Builder in Gravity's Rainbow." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 22.1 (1980): 69–90.

Wetzler, Rachel. "Upper West Side Story: On Bleeding Edge - and Thomas Pynchon's Tangled Web." New York Observer (17 September 2013).

Whalen-Bridge, John. "Review of Dugdale's Thomas Pynchon: Allusive Parables of Power." Studies in the Novel 24.3 (1992): 31-32.

White, Allon. "Bakhtin, Sociolinguistics and Deconstruction." The Theory of Reading . Barnes and Noble, New York, New York, United States (1984): 123-146 [135-136].

White, Allon. "Ironic Equivalence: A Reading of Thomas Pynchon's 'Mortality and Mercy in Vienna'." Carnival, Hysteria, and Writing: Collected Essays and Autobiography . Clarendon, Oxford, United Kingdom (1993): 111-121.

White, Allon. "Ironic Equivalence: A Reading of Thomas Pynchon's 'Mortality and Mercy in Vienna'." Critical Quarterly 23.3 (1981): 55-62.

White, Allon. "Pigs and Pierrots: The Politics of Transgression in Modern Fiction." Raritan 2.2 (1982): 51–70 (57–59, 65, 68).

White, Daniel R. "Ecopoetics: Literary Ecology and Postmodernity." Postmodern Ecology: Communication, Evolution, and Play . State University of New York Press, Albany, New York, United States (1991): 183–218.

White, Edmund. "Flower Power-broking." The Independent (4 February 1990): 18.

White, Eric C. "Negentropy, Noise, and Emancipatory Thought." Chaos and Order: Complex Dynamics in Literature and Science . University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, United States (1991): 263–77 (269–73, 275–76).

White, Michael. "Mind-Bending Science in Thomas Pynchon's Mind-Bending Novel Against The Day." Scientific Blogging (29 February 2008).

Whitworth, John. "Not a Novel for Grown-Ups." Spectator (3 February 1990): 28.

Wickman, Forrest. "Thomas Pynchon and 'WTF': A Love Story." Slate (20 September 2013).

Wiggins, Marianne. "Trouble in Toeing the Line." The Times (1 May 1997): Features.

Wilcox, Rhonda. "Vineland and Dobie Gillis." Pynchon Notes 24-25 (Spring - Fall 1989): 111-112.

Wilde, Alan. "Love and Death in and Around Vineland, U.S.A." Boundary 2 18.2 (1991): 166-180.

Wiley, David. "Back to the Future." Minnesota Daily A&E (29 May 1997): 8-9.

Williams, Scott. "Larroquette, Losers and Pynchon Too." Columbus Dispatch (7 March 1994): B7.

Williams, Scott. "Larroquette, Losers and Pynchon Too." San Francisco Examiner (7 March 1994): B3.

Williams, Scott. "Pynchon Puts Pinch on CNN." Daily News (6 June 1997): 8.

Wills, David and Alec McHoul. "'Die Welt ist alles was der Fall ist' (Wittgenstein, Weissmann, Pynchon) / 'Le signe est tours le signe de la chute' (Derrida)." The Southern Review 16.2 (1983): 274–291.

Wilson, David L. and Zack Bowen. "Preparing for Pynchon: Thermodynamics, Maxwell's Demon, Information, and Meaning." Science and Literature: Bridging the Two Cultures . University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States (2001): 118–137.

Wilson, Jeff. "Searching for Pynchon." CityBeat (12-18 December 1996): 35.

Wilson, John. "God Fearing." New York Times (12 November 2006).

Wilson, Rawdon R. "Godgames and Labyrinths: The Logic of Entrapment." Mosaic 15.4 (1982): 1-22 (8–10, 12, 13, 18).

Wilson, Raymond J. "Cozzens' Guard of Honor and Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow." Notes on Contemporary Literature 9.5 (1979): 6-8.

Wilson, Robert Anton and Miriam Joan Hill. "The Crying of Lot 49." Everything Is under Control: Conspiracies, Cults, and Cover-ups . HarperPerennial, New York, New York, United States (1998): 136–138.

Wilson, Robert R. "Spookin Oedipa: On Godgames." Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 4.2 (1977): 186-204.

Winkler, Willi. "Ein Heulen kommt ueber den Himmel. Thomas Pynchon, der grosse Unbekannte der amerikanischen Literatur, ist enttarnt." Süddeutsche Zeitung (15 November 1997): Feuilleton.

Winkler, Willi. "Programm: Weltuntergang. Die frühen Erzählungen von Thomas Pynchon." Merkur 40.4 (1986): 337-339.

Winkler, Willi. "Die Sterne sind so nah, dass man gar kein Fernrohr braucht." Süddeutsche Zeitung (18-19 September 1999): Feuilleton: 17.

Winston, Matthew. "Auf der Suche nach Pynchon." Ordnung und Entropie: zum Romanwerk von Thomas Pynchon . Rowohlt, Reinbek bei Hamburg, Germany (1981).

Winston, Matthew. "A Comic Source of Gravity's Rainbow." Pynchon Notes 15 (Fall 1984).

Winston, Matthew. "Critical Cornucopia (Review)." Pynchon Notes 8 (February 1981): 47-53.

Winston, Matthew. "The Quest for Pynchon." Twentieth Century Literature 21.3 (1975): 278-287.

Winston, Matthew. "Review of The Style of Connectedness." The International Fiction Review 16.1 (1989): 77-78.

Winston, Matthew. "W Poszukiwaniu Pynchona." Literature Na Swiecie 6.62 (1976): 94-105.

Winters, John. "Pynchon Goes 'Deep': New novel gets lost but who cares?." Patriot Ledger (16 September 2013).

Wisnicki, Adrian. "A Trove of New Works by Thomas Pynchon? Bomarc Service News Rediscovered." Pynchon Notes 46-49 (Spring - Fall 2000): 9-34.

Witzling, David P. "'A matter of idle curiosity?': Imperial History and the Authority of Whiteness in V.." Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism . Routledge, New York, New York, United States (2008): 72-114.

Witzling, David P. "Bibliography." Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism . Routledge, New York, New York, United States (2008): 205-214.

Witzling, David P. Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism . Routledge, New York, New York, United States (2008).

Witzling, David P. "'Incompatibilities have come to be': Jazz, Language and Cultural Alienation in V. and its Beat Influences." Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism . Routledge, New York, New York, United States (2008): 26-71.

Witzling, David P. "Index." Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism . Routledge, New York, New York, United States (2008): 215-223.

Witzling, David P. "Introduction." Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism . Routledge, New York, New York, United States (2008): 1-25.

Witzling, David P. "Notes." Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism . Routledge, New York, New York, United States (2008): 179-204.

Witzling, David P. "The Sensibility of Postmodern Whiteness in V., or Thomas Pynchon's Identity Prob." Contemporary Literature 47.3 (Fall 2006): 381-415.

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

Witzling, David P. "Transculturation and Liberalism in Gravity's Rainbow: 'Now, everybody--'." Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism . Routledge, New York, New York, United States (2008): 143-178.

Wolcott, James. "Boutiques Bloom, the Petals of Flower Power Fall." The Observer (4 February 1990): 3.

Wolfe, Peter. "Review of Gravity's Rainbow." Studies in the Twentieth Century 13 (1974): 125-128.

Wolff, Carlo. "Inherent Vice: Reclusive novelist Thomas Pynchon steps out of character with a thriller." Christian Science Monitor (4 August 2009).

Wolfley, Lawrence C. "Parabeln der Verdrängung." Ordnung und Entropie: zum Romanwerk von Thomas Pynchon . Rowohlt, Reinbek bei Hamburg, Germany (1981).

Wolfley, Lawrence C. "Repression's Rainbow: The Presence of Norman O. Brown in Pynchon's Big Novel." Critical Essays on Thomas Pynchon . G.K. Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, United States (1981): 99-123.

Wolfley, Lawrence C. "Repression's Rainbow: The Presence of Norman O. Brown in Pynchon's Big Novel." PMLA 92 (1978): 873-879.

Wolf, Susan. "Lettura di L'incanto del Lotto 49 Assieme a Flaubert e Irigaray." La dissoluzione onesta: Scritti su Thomas Pynchon . Edizioni Cronopio, Napoli, Italy (2003): 55-68.

Wood, James. "Books: Crowd Pleasers." The Guardian (11 December 1997): 9.

Wood, James. "Seriously Unfunny, Truly Unreal America." The Times (3 February 1990): 38.

Wood, James. "Thomas Pynchon and the Problem of Allegory." The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief . Random House, New York, New York, United States (1999): 169–179.

Wood, Michael. "The Apprenticeship of Thomas Pynchon." The New York Review of Books (15 April 1984): 1, 28-29.

Wood, Michael. "Humming Along." London Review of Books 29.1 (4 January 2007).

Wood, Michael. "Pynchon's Mason & Dixon." Raritan 17.4 (1998): 120-130.

Wood, Michael. "Pynchon's Mason & Dixon." Thomas Pynchon . Chelsea House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (2003): 251-260.

Wood, Michael. "Rocketing to the Apocalypse." The New York Review of Books (22 March 1973): 22-23.

Wood, Michael. "They really are out to get you." The Australian (2 September 2009).

Woodward, Kathleen. "Cybernetic Modeling in Recent American Writing: A Critique." North Dakota Quarterly 51.1 (1983): 57-73 [62-65, 69, 70, 72].

Workman, Mark E. "Gravity's Rainbow: A Folkloristic Reading." Pynchon Notes 12 (June 1983): 16-25.

Workman, Mark E. "The Role of Mythology in Modern Literature." Journal of the Folklore Institute 18.1 (1981): 35-48 [35, 43-46].

Woulfe, Sharon K. "Theft of Rare Volume from Shop is One for the Books." Pantagraph (11 December 1997): A9.

Wulff, Matthias. "Freaks erforschen ein Mysterium." Die Welt 155 (15 June 2008).