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

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Graham Benton. Daydreams and Dynamite: Anarchist Possibility in Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Gilles Chamerois. Pynchon, Leone, and Dynamite. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Gilles Chamerois. The Incorporation of, Among Other Things, America in Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Ali Chetwynd. Inherent Obligation: Ethical Relations and The Demands of Patronage in Recent Pynchon. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Ali Chetwynd. Pynchon's Vocabulary of Curves: Circular Motion Metaphors Beyond the Rocket Arch. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Matthew Cissell. Locating Pynchon in the Literary Field : A Critique of Reviews of Against the Day. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

William Clarke. 'It's My Job, I Can't Back Out': The 'House' and Coercive Property Relations in Pynchon's Vineland. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Colin Clarke. Exploding the Western: Pynchon, Wister, and Cooper. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Francisco Collado-Rodriguez. Science, Intertextuality, and the Role of V. in Pynchon's Against the Day: (or the Literary Effects of Trauma in Contemporary America). Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Fabienne Collignon. A Vortex, Inside Light. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Inger Dalsgaard. Fast Forward/Rewind: Against the Direction of Time. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Simon de Bourcier. The Æther in Against the Day. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Simon de Bourcier. Travels in the Fourth Dimension in Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Kate Delaney . Hoop dreams: The soundtrack of Inherent Vice. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Manlio Della Marca. 'All That Is Solid Melts Into Air': Between Hardware and Software. Memory and Signs in Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Nina Engelhardt. Mathematics, Reality and Fiction in Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Giuseppe Episcopo . Time Overdrive / Space Override: Pynchon Antinomies. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Martin Eve. 'It sure's hell looked like war': Terrorism and the Cold War in Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day and Don DeLillo's Underworld. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Jola Feix . Reading Against the Day with the Chums of Chance. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Joanna Freer. Daylit Fictions and Dark Conjugates: The Political Role of Fantasy in Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 and Against the Day. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Pawel Frelik. Always judge a book by its cover : Reading Pynchon's Paratexts. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Lovorka Gruic-Grmusa. Intrigue, Revenge and Bloodshed: Mapping the Balkans in Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Lovorka Gruic-Grmusa. The Symbolism of Light and Darkness in Against the Day. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Richard Hardack. 'Say Something Once, Why Say It Again?': Eternal Return and Free Indirect Radicalism in Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Michael Harris. Pynchon and Race: V. Reconsidered. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Michael Harris. The Tao of Thomas Pynchon. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Doug Haynes. The Virtues of Vice: 'Black Humour' in Inherent Vice and Beyond. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Maximilian Heinrich . Roads Not Taken: Historical Crossroads And Their Potential In Against the Day. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Luc Herman. Race in Early Pynchon: Rewriting Sphere in V.. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Nick Holdstock . 'Can you tell me, please, where is reality?': Imagined Utopias in Inherent Vice. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Charles Hollander. Pynchon, Satire and the Moral Instinct. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Tiina Käkelä-Puumala. 'There Is Money Everywhere': Representation, Authority, and the Money Form in Against the Day. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Zofia Kolbuszewska. Heliography and Paramorphosis: Thomas Pynchon's DeLIGHTful Counter-Narratives. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Robert Lacey . Pynchon on Totalitarianism: Power, Paranoia, and Preterition in Gravity's Rainbow and The Crying of Lot 49. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Douglas Lannark. The Year of the Metal Tiger. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Jessica Lawson. 'The Real and Only Fucking is Done on Paper': Penetrative Readings and Pynchon's Sexual Text. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

David Letzler . Pointsman and the Preterite: On Character and Theology in Gravity's Rainbow. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Clément Lévy. 'Back to Gondwanaland!' or, Pynchon's Myths of Earth. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Clément Lévy. As Far as Thomas Pynchon 'Loves Cameras'. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Georgios Maragos. 'A Medium no Longer': How Communication and Information Become Objectives in Thomas Pynchon's Works. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Georgios Maragos. Moving Images: Light-capturing Technologies, Reality, and the Individual in Thomas Pynchon's Twentieth Century. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Xavier Marcó del Pont . Paranoid Reading: Narrative Structure and Organisational Devices in Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day and Inherent Vice. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Arkadiusz Misztal . Varied Modes of Detection: A Forensic Investigation into Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49 and Inherent Vice. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Seán Molloy . Between and Beyond Bakunin and Nietzsche: Thomas Pynchon and the Politics of Transcendence. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Matthias Mosch . Faust and the Faustian in Gravity's Rainbow. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Richard Moss. Ernst Bloch's European Reichs in Pynchon's Imagined Europe. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

J. Paul Narkunas. Time's Fractured Arrows: Pynchon's Against the Day, Ethnic Genocide, and the 'Macedonian Question'. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Keith O'Neill. 'Against the Master': Pynchon's Wellsian Art. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Keith O'Neill. Inherent Vice's Monster Mash: Pynchon and the Gothic. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Frank Palmeri. Plutocratic Dystopia, Anarchist Utopias in Pynchon's Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Mark Quinn. In the Shadow of the Masters: Dante, Joyce and Pynchon. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Terry Reilly. Hans Kammler and Gravity's Rainbow: Or, The Kammlerstab Takes a Road Trip. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Terry Reilly. Narrating Tesla in Against the Day: I.G.L.O.O., H.A.A.R.P., and Other Forms of Ionospheric Weirdness. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Michel Ryckx. Abundancy and Dialogue in Pynchon Criticism: A Possible Model for a Computed Secondary Bibliography. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Jeffrey Severs. 'The abstractions she was instructed to embody': Women and Capitalism in Against the Day. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Jeffrey Severs. Pynchon's Dogs. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Jesse Sherwood . Pynchon's Wild West: The American Myth in Against the Day and Other Works. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Steven Showers. Mathematics in Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Paolo Simonetti. 'Bye Bye Black Dahlia': Thomas Pynchon and the Inherent Vice of Detective Fiction. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Michael Sinding. Crusades Begin as Pilgrimages: Pynchon's New Medievalisms. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Michael Sinding. Framing Monsters: Pynchon's Multiple and Mixed Genres. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Pawel Stachura . Literary Spaces in Pynchon, Strugatskie, and Dukaj. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Toon Staes. 'When You Come to a Fork in the Road': Marcuse, Gravity's Rainbow and Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Rod Taveira. 'Shadow Factories': Allegorical Technologies of Entertainment in Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Samuel Thomas. Metkoviç to Mostar: Pynchon and the Balkans. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Gary Thompson. Performing Pynchon. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Petrus van Ewijk. The ARPAnet Trip: The Network from Gravity's Rainbow to Inherent Vice. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Birger Vanwesenbeeck. The Crying of Lot 49 and the Politics of Mourning. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Dara Waldron . Thanatoids and Death by Television: Politics and/of the Spectacle in Thomas Pynchon's Vineland. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Celia Wallhead. Kit and Kim: Espionage in Against the Day. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Celia Wallhead. The Ineludible Flaws in Hippiedom and Fascism in Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Huei-ju Wang . The Figure of the Private Eye in Pynchon from The Crying of Lot 49 to Inherent Vice. Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Others, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin 9-12 June 2010

Charley Wesley. Realism, Surrealism, and Awe: The Artistic Expression of Thomas Pynchon and Neo Rauch. Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich 10-14 June 2008

Thanks to Véronique Bogaerts for making the International Pynchon Week 2010 abstracts fit for uploading.