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

Monographs, Essai Collections

1. Monographs

Arich-Gerz, Bruno F. Lesen-Beobachten: Modell einer Wirkungsästhetik mit Thomas Pynchons Gravity's Rainbow . Universität von Konstanz: Konstanz (2001). ISBN: 3879407584 (178 pages).

Battesti, Anne. Thomas Pynchon: l'approche et l'esquive . Belin: Paris (2004). ISBN: 9782701124094 (126 pages).

Berressem, Hanjo. Pynchon's Poetics: Interfacing Theory and Text . University of Illinois Press: Urbana, Illinois (1993). ISBN: 0-2520-19199-7 (273 pages).

Best, Andrea. In/Animations: Die Medien in den Romanen von Thomas Pynchon . Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier: Trier (1995). ISBN: 9783884761540 (180 pages).

Brownlie, Alan W. Thomas Pynchon's Narratives: Subjectivity and Problems of Knowing . Peter Lang: New York, New York (2000). ISBN: 0-820445061 (164 pages).

Carswell, Sean M. Occupy Pynchon: Politics after Gravity's Rainbow . University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia (2017). ISBN: 978-0-8203-5088 (264 pages).

Chambers, Judith. Thomas Pynchon . Twayne Publishers: Chicago, Illinois (1992). ISBN: 0-805739602 (229 pages).

Clerc, Charles. Mason & Dixon & Pynchon . University Press of America: Lanham, Maryland (2000). ISBN: 0-7618-1792-1 (249 pages).

Collado-Rodriguez, Francisco. El Orden del Caos: Literatura y posthumanidad en la narrativa de Thomas Pynchon . Universidad de Valéncia: Valéncia (2004). ISBN: 9788437085517 (230 pages).

Colvile, Giorgiana M. M. Beyond and Beneath the Mantle: On Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 . Rodopi: Amsterdam (1988). ISBN: 90-51830572 (119 pages).

Cooper, Peter L. Signs and Symptoms: Thomas Pynchon and the Contemporary World . University of California Press: Berkeley, California (1983). ISBN: 0-520045378 (238 pages).

Cowart, David G. Thomas Pynchon: The Art of Allusion . Southern Illinois University Press: Carbondale, Illinois (1980). ISBN: 0-8093-0944-0 (154 pages).

Cowart, David G. Thomas Pynchon and the Dark Passages of History . University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia (2012). ISBN: 978-0-8203-4062 (224 pages).

D'Amico, Maria Vittoria. Le Matrici dell'Apprendista: I Racconti di Thomas Pynchon . Adriatica: Bari (1992).

de Bourcier, Simon. Pynchon and Relativity: Narrative Time in Thomas Pynchon's Later Novels . Continuum: New York, New York (2012). ISBN: 9781441130099 (231 pages).

Dugdale, John V. Thomas Pynchon: Allusive Parables of Power . Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke (1990). ISBN: 0-312046308 (214 pages).

Eddins, Dwight. The Gnostic Pynchon . Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana (1990). ISBN: 0-253319072 (173 pages).

Eve, Martin P. Pynchon and Philosophy: Wittgenstein, Foucault and Adorno . Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke (2014). ISBN: 9781137405494 (248 pages).

Fowler, Douglas. A Reader's Guide to Gravity's Rainbow . Ardis Press: Ann Arbor, Michigan (1980). ISBN: 0-8823-34050 (297 pages).

Fowler, Douglas. A Reader's Guide to Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 . Kinko's: Santa Barbara, California (1985).

Freer, Joanna. Thomas Pynchon and American Counterculture . Cambridge University Press: Cambridge (2014). ISBN: 9781107429710

Grant, James K. A Companion to The Crying of Lot 49 . University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia (1994). ISBN: 0-820316350 (176 pages).

Grant, James K. A Companion to The Crying of Lot 49 . University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia (2008). ISBN: 0-820316350 (176 pages).

Grant, James K. A Companion to V. . University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia (2001). ISBN: 0-820322504 (224 pages).

Hägg, Samuli. Narratologies of Gravity's Rainbow . University of Joensuu Publications: Joensuu (2005).

Helterman, Jeffrey. Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow: A Critical Commentary . Monarch: New York, New York (1976).

Henrichsen, Dag and Andreas Selmeci. Das Schwarzkommando: Thomas Pynchon und die Geschichte der Herero . Aisthesis: Bielefeld (1995). ISBN: 3-895281220 (141 pages).

Herman, Luc and Steven Carl Weisenburger. Gravity's Rainbow, Domination, and Freedom . University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia (2013). ISBN: 978-0-8203-3508 (256 pages).

Hite, Molly P. Ideas of Order in the Novels of Thomas Pynchon . Ohio University Press: Columbus, Ohio (1983).

Hohmann, Charles. Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow: A Study of its Conceptual Structure and of Rilke's Influence . Peter Lang: Bern (1987). ISBN: 0-82040439X (421 pages).

Hume, Kathryn. Pynchon's Mythography: An Approach to Gravity's Rainbow . Southern Illinois University Press: Carbondale, Illinois (1987).(263 pages).

Hurley, Patrick J. Pynchon Character Names: A Dictionary . McFarland: Jefferson, North Carolina (2008). ISBN: 9780786434589

Käkelä-Puumala, Tiina. Other Side of this Life: Death, Value and Social Being in Thomas Pynchon's Fiction . Yliopistopaino: Helsinki (2007).

Kharpertian, Theodore D. A Hand to Turn the Time: The Menippean Satires of Thomas Pynchon . Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana (1990). ISBN: 0-2533-26702 (176 pages).

Kihara, Yoshihiko. Thomas Pynchon: Museifu-shugi-teki-kiseki no Uchu . Kyoto University Press: Kyoto (2001).

Klose, Yvonne. 'How had it ever happened here?': A Constructivist Reading of Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 and its Role in the Pynchon Canon . Peter Lang: Bern (2012). ISBN: 978-3-631-62296 (234 pages).

Kolbuszewska, Zofia. The Poetics of Chronotope in the Novels of Thomas Pynchon . Learned Society of the Catholic University of Lublin: Lublin (2000). ISBN: 8373060006 (248 pages).

Kopp, Manfred. Triangulating Thomas Pynchon's Eighteenth-Century World: Theory, Structure, and Paranoia in Mason & Dixon . Blaue Eule: Essen (2004).

La Polla, Franco. Un Posto Nella Mente: Il Nuovo Romanzo Americano: 1962-1982 . Longo: Ravenna (1983).

Lalo, Alexei. Thomas Pynchon and His America: Enigmas, Parallels, Cultural Contexts . RIVSH-BGU: Minsk (2001).

Liu, Fengshan. The World behind Fantasy: A Study of Thomas Pynchon´s Fiction . Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press: Beijing (2011).

Mackey, Douglas A. Rainbow Quest of Thomas Pynchon . Bongo Press: San Bernardino, California (1980). ISBN: 893701424

Madsen, Deborah L. The Postmodernist Allegories of Thomas Pynchon . St. Martin's: New York, New York (1991).(146 pages).

Malpas, Simon and Andrew Taylor. Thomas Pynchon . Manchester University Press: Manchester (2013). ISBN: 9780719076282 (240 pages).

Mattesich, Stephan. Lines of Flight: Discursive Time and Countercultural Desire in the Work of Thomas Pynchon . Duke University Press: Durham, North Carolina (2002). ISBN: 0-822329948

McHoul, Alec. Writing Pynchon: Strategies in Fictional Analysis . University of Illinois Press: Urbana, Illinois (1990). ISBN: 0-252061152

Mead, Clifford. Thomas Pynchon: A Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Materials . Dalkey Archive: Normal, Illinois (1989). ISBN: 0-916583376 (176 pages).

Mogultay , Utku. The Ruins of Urban Modernity: Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day . Bloomsbury: New York, New York (2018). ISBN: 978-1501339509 (240 pages).

Moore, Thomas. The Style of Connectedness: Gravity's Rainbow and Thomas Pynchon . University of Missouri Press: Columbia, Missouri (1987). ISBN: 0-826206255 (312 pages).

Newman, Robert D. Understanding Thomas Pynchon . University of South Carolina Press: Columbia, South Carolina (1986). ISBN: 0-87249-458-3 (155 pages).

Park, Eunjung. A Study on Thomas Pynchon: Empire and the Postmodern . Daesun: Seoel (2000).

Plater, William M. The Grim Phoenix: Reconstructing Thomas Pynchon . Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana (1978). ISBN: 0-2533-26702 (268 pages).

Pöhlmann, Sascha. Pynchon's Postnational Imagination . C. Winter: Heidelberg (2010). ISBN: 9783825357719 (381 pages).

Price, Ruby Victoria. Christian Allusions in the Novels of Thomas Pynchon . Peter Lang: New York, New York (1989). ISBN: 0-8204-0859X (267 pages).

Schaub, Thomas H. Pynchon: la voz de lo ambiguo . Ediciones Tres Tiempos S.R.L.: Buenos Aires (1985). ISBN: 9789501800692

Schaub, Thomas H. Pynchon: The Voice of Ambiguity . University of Illinois Press: Urbana, Illinois (1981). ISBN: 0-252008162 (165 pages).

Schieweg, Larissa S. Die Bürde der Geschichte: Der Untergang des Baedekerlandes im Werk von Thomas Pynchon . LIT: Berlin (2006). ISBN: 3-8258-8175-X

Seed, David. Fictional Labyrinths of Thomas Pynchon . University of Iowa Press: Iowa City, Iowa (1988). ISBN: 0-877451656 (268 pages).

Siegel, Mark R. Pynchon: Creative Paranoia in Gravity's Rainbow . Kennikat Press: Port Washington, New York (1978). ISBN: 0804692130 (136 pages).

Sigvardson, Joakim. Immanence and Transcendence in Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon: A Phenomenological Study . Almqvist & Wiksell: Stockholm (2002).

Slade, Joseph W. Thomas Pynchon . Warner Books: New York, New York (1974).

Slade, Joseph W. Thomas Pynchon . Peter Lang: New York, New York (1974).

Smith, Evans L. Thomas Pynchon and the Postmodern Mythology of the Underworld . Peter Lang: Bern (2012). ISBN: 978-1-4331-2027 (345 pages).

Smith, Shawn. Pynchon and History: Metahistorical Rhetoric and Postmodern Narrative form in the Novels of Thomas Pynchon . Routledge: New York, New York (2005). ISBN: 415975433

Stark, John O. Pynchon's Fictions: Thomas Pynchon and the Literature of Information . Ohio University Press: Columbus, Ohio (1980). ISBN: 978-08-21404195 (183 pages).

Tanner, Tony. Thomas Pynchon . Methuen: London (1982). ISBN: 0-416316700

Tanner, Tony. Tomas Pincon . Knjizevna rec: Belgrade (1982).

Thomas, Samuel L. Pynchon and the Political . Routledge: New York, New York (2007). ISBN: 9780415956468 (203 pages).

Trainini, Marco. A Silent Extinction: Saggio su L'Arcobaleno della gravità di Thomas Pynchon . Arcipelago Edizioni: Milano (2010).

Weisenburger, Steven C. A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia (1988). ISBN: 0-8203-1026-3 (345 pages).

Weisenburger, Steven C. A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel . University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia (2006). ISBN: 0-8203-1026-3 (345 pages).

Witzling, David P. Everybody's America: Thomas Pynchon, Race, and the Cultures of Postmodernism . Routledge: New York, New York (2008). ISBN: 9780415979252

Zadworna-Fjellestad, Danuta. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Gravity's Rainbow: A Study in Duplex Fiction . Almqvist & Wiksell: Stockholm (1986). ISBN: 91-22008314 (123 pages).

2. Essai Collections

. Face à Pynchon . Inculte/Le Cherche Midi: Paris (2008). ISBN: 9782749112978 (496 pages).

Alfano, Giancarlo and Mattia Carratello. La dissoluzione onesta: Scritti su Thomas Pynchon . Edizioni Cronopio: Napoli (2003). ISBN: 9788885414839 (246 pages).

Bianchi, Petra, Arnold Cassola and Peter Serracino-Inglott. Pynchon, Malta and Wittgenstein . Malta University Publications: Msida (1995). ISBN: 9990944083 (73 pages).

Bloom, Harold. Thomas Pynchon . Chelsea House: New York, New York (1986). ISBN: 9780877547150 (232 pages).

Bloom, Harold. Thomas Pynchon . Chelsea House: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2003).

Bloom, Harold. Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow . Chelsea House: New York, New York (1986). ISBN: 9781555460624 (127 pages).

Bramkamp, Robert and Olga Fedianina. Prüfstand 7: Das Buch zum Film . MaasMedia: Berlin (2002). ISBN: 3-920910-75-5 (189 pages).

Chamerois, Gilles and Bénédicte Chorier-Fryd. Thomas Pynchon . Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée: Montpelllier (2014). ISBN: 978-2-36781-022 (360 pages).

Chetwynd, Ali, Joanna Freer and Georgios Maragos. Thomas Pynchon, Sex, and Gender . University of Georgia Press: Athens, Georgia (2018). ISBN: 9780820354019 (250 pages).

Clerc, Charles. Approaches to Gravity's Rainbow . Ohio State University Press: Columbus, Ohio (1983). ISBN: 081420337X (307 pages).

Copestake, Ian D. American Postmodernity: Essays on the Recent Fiction of Thomas Pynchon . Peter Lang: New York, New York (2003). ISBN: 0-8204-6286-1 (223 pages).

Dalsgaard, Inger H. , Luc Herman and Brian McHale. The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Pynchon . Cambridge University Press: Cambridge (2012). ISBN: 978521769747

Green, Geoffrey, Donald J. Greiner and Larry McCaffery. The Vineland Papers: Critical Takes on Pynchon's Novel . Dalkey Archive: Normal, Illinois (1994). ISBN: 1-564780384

Hinds, Elisabeth Jane Wall. The Multiple Worlds of Pynchon's Mason & Dixon: Eighteenth-Century Contexts, Postmodern Observations . Camden House: Rochester, New York (2005). ISBN: 1571133186 (222 pages).

Horvath, Brooke K. and Irving Malin. Pynchon and Mason & Dixon . University of Delaware: Newark, Delaware (2000). ISBN: 0-874137209

Ickstadt, Heinz. Ordnung und Entropie: zum Romanwerk von Thomas Pynchon . Rowohlt: Reinbek bei Hamburg (1981). ISBN: 3-499251132

Kolbuszewska, Zofia. Thomas Pynchon & the (De)Vices of Global (Post)Modernity . Wydawnictwo KUL: Lublin (2013). ISBN: 9788377026106 (394 pages).

Krajewski, Markus and Bernhard Siegert. Thomas Pynchon: Archiv - Verschwörung - Geschichte . Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften: Weimar (2003). ISBN: 3-897393670

Leise, Christopher and Jeffrey Severs. Pynchon's Against the Day: A Corrupted Pilgrim's Guide . University of Delaware Press: Newark, Delaware (2011). ISBN: 9781611490657 (293 pages).

Levine, George and David Leverenz. Mindful Pleasures: Essays on Thomas Pynchon . Little, Brown: Boston, Massachusetts (1976).

Mangen, Anne and Rolf Gaasland. Blissful Bewilderment: Studies in the Fiction of Thomas Pynchon . Novus Forlag: Oslo (2002). ISBN: 82-7099-352-2 (228 pages).

McClintock, Scott and John Miller. Pynchon’s California . University of Iowa Press: Iowa City, Iowa (2014). ISBN: 978-1-60938-294 (228 pages).

Mendelson, Edward. Pynchon: A Collection of Critical Essays . Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey (1978). ISBN: 013744706X (225 pages).

O'Donnell, Patrick. New Essays on The Crying of Lot 49 . Cambridge University Press: New York, New York (1991). ISBN: 0-0521381630

Paryż, Marek and Tadeusz Pióro. Thomas Pynchon . Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego: Warsawa (2018). ISBN: 9788323535249 (258 pages).

Pearce, Richard. Critical Essays on Thomas Pynchon . G.K. Hall: Boston, Massachusetts (1981). ISBN: 978-0816183203 (258 pages).

Pöhlmann, Sascha. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives . Rodopi: Amsterdam (2010). ISBN: 9789042030725

Rossi, Umberto and Paolo Simonetti. Dream Tonight of Peacock Tails: Essays on the Fiftieth Anniversary of Thomas Pynchon’s V. . Cambridge Scholars: Newcastle upon Tyne (2015). ISBN: 978-1-4438-7767 (235 pages).

Schaub, Thomas H. Approaches to Teaching The Crying of Lot 49 and Other Works by Thomas Pynchon . Modern Language Assocation: Baltimore, Maryland (2008). ISBN: 9780873528146 (xiii, 195 pages).