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

Jeffrey Severs

Editor of Essai Collection

  1. 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).

Articles in Books

  1. Severs, Jeffrey. ""Homer Is My Role Model": Father-Schlemihls, Sentimental Families, and Pynchon's Affinities with The Simpsons." Ali Chetwynd, Joanna Freer, Georgios Maragos (Ed.) : Thomas Pynchon, Sex, and Gender, 194-208 (2018).
  2. Severs, Jeffrey. "'The abstractions she was instructed to embody': Women, Capitalism, and Artistic Representation in Against the Day." Christopher Leise, Jeffrey Severs (Ed.) : Pynchon's Against the Day: A Corrupted Pilgrim's Guide, 191-214 (2011).

Articles in Journals

  1. Severs, Jeffrey. ""A City of the Future": Gravity’s Rainbow and the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair." Vol. 62.2, 2016, 145-169.
  2. Severs, Jeffrey. "In Fascism's Footprint: The History of 'Creeping' and Vineland's Poetics." V. is for Varo too, Special Issue of Pynchon Notes 56-57, Spring - Fall 2009, 212-228.

In the Press

  1. Severs, Jeffrey. "Review: Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice." Austin American-Statesman , 2 August 2009, .

Presentations during Conferences

  1. Severs, Jeffrey. "'The abstractions she was instructed to embody': Women and Capitalism in Against the Day." Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others , 9-12 June 2010 (2010).
  2. Severs, Jeffrey. "Pynchon Under Contract: The Legacy of His Book Deals in a Neoliberal America." International Pynchon Week 2015: Pynchon on the Edge , 8-12 June 2015 (2015).
  3. Severs, Jeffrey. "Pynchon's Dogs." Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives , 10-14 June 2008 (2008).