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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Two. Iceland Spar

Chapter 27

Section 3 (343-347)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 27.3

At this stage of his career, Con was just managing to come up every week with the rent on a failed dime museum he had purchased for a song, whose goudy sign in front redesignated in McVeety's Theater.

Against the Day, p. 343

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27.3: 345 (- and hatchets) Device | Weapon
a-thrill
27.3: 346 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
absquatulate
27.3: 343 (some haste to -) Rare Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
African Antics
27.3: 344 Titles/Texts | Theatre
American
27.3: 343 (- idiom) Nationality | United States
arpeggiations
27.3: 347 Rare Concepts | Music
Australian Wild Cockroach
27.3: 343 Objects | Theatre
Avenue
27.3: 346 (-s) Street/Around the World | New York
Baby from Mars
27.3: 343 Objects |
blind-pig
27.3: 345 (- regular) Description |
Boaz
27.3: 346 (Jacin and -) Objects | Religion
"bouncer"
27.3: 346 (hair-oiled -) Profession |
Bowery
27.3: 343 (Mc Gurk's on the -), 344, 346 Borough | New York City
Calpurnia
27.3: 344 Personage | Theatre
Camille
27.3: 345 (Courage, -) Nick Names |
Capitol
27.3: 345 Area | Rome
cash-girls
27.3: 345 Orthography Profession |
chic
27.3: 346 (a-thrill with a concentrated -) Expression/Dictionary | French
Chilllicothe
27.3: 346 City/Around the World | Ohio
Chuck
27.3: 347 Figures | Background
cigar-chewing
27.3: 347 (a - bruiser) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Con
27.3: 343, 344, 345 Characters |
courage
27.3: 345 Language/Dictionary | French
Dagoes with Knives
27.3: 344 Titles/Texts | Theatre
Dally
27.3: 343, 344, 345, 346, 347 Nick Names | The Rideout Family
Deep
27.3: 347 (hypnotic -) Description | Mind
dicer-topped
27.3: 344 (- heads) Orthography Description | Vocabulary
display of floors
27.3: 343 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Elizabethan
27.3: 345 Language/Dictionary | United Kingdom
English
27.3: 344 (-, both Elizabethan and present-day) Nationality | United Kingdom
feather-workers
27.3: 345 Orthography Profession | Labour
Fifth Avenue
27.3: 346 (- mansions) Street/Around the World | New York City
figurante
27.3: 344 Description | Theatre
First Kings
27.3: 346 Concepts | Literature
floor
27.3: 346 (the bright, sussurant -s) Capitalised Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
"Floor Shows"
27.3: 343 Activity | Theatre
floor-area
27.3: 345 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
furnace-stokers
27.3: 345 Orthography Profession |
General Custer
27.3: 343 (the scalp of -) Military | American Civil War
Grand Central
27.3: 343 (- station) Railway Station | New York City
Guardians of the Temple
27.3: 346 (-, First Kings someplace) Concepts | Religion
hair-oiled
27.3: 346 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
head-toss
27.3: 346 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
"Her Mother Never Told Her"
27.3: 347 Song/Music | Music
hereafter
27.3: 347 Capitalised Concepts | Religion
I. J. & K. Smokefoot
27.3: 345, 346 Company | New York
I. J. & K. Smokefoot
27.3: 345 (-'s was located along the Ladies' Mile) Last Name Company | New York
Jachin
27.3: 346 (- and Boaz) Objects | Religion
Julius Caesar
27.3: 344 Fictional Character | Theatre
just-out-of-fashion
27.3: 345 (- numbers) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Katie
27.3: 345, 346, 347 Characters | Background
Ladies' Mile
27.3: 345 Street/Around the World | New York
Latin
27.3: 345 Language/Dictionary | Latin
Lillian Russell
27.3: 345 (does - wear a hat?) Historical Persons | Background
Little Big Horn
27.3: 343 Events | United States
Liu Bing
27.3: 345 Figures | Background
Lower East Side
27.3: 343 Borough | New York City
"Mamma"
27.3: 347 (-!) Functions | Family
McGurk's
27.3: 343 (- on the Bowery) Bar/Drinking | New York
McVeety's Theater
27.3: 343 Capitalised Building - Space | Theatre
Mexico
27.3: 343 Countries/Around the World | Middle America
Mrs. Caesar
27.3: 345 ([Calpurnia] ... -) Personage | Theatre
New York
27.3: 346 State/Around the World | United States
O.K.
27.3: 346 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Odo
27.3: 344 ((my assistant -) Fiction | Background
Olio of Oddities
27.3: 343 Concepts | Theatre
on top of my head
27.3: 344 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
One-Tooth Elsie
27.3: 345 Figures | Background
Otis escalator
27.3: 346 Objects |
parcel-wrappers
27.3: 345 Orthography Profession |
perpetual-motion
27.3: 344 (- machines) Orthography Concepts | Alchemy
Pillars
27.3: 346 Structure | New York City
present-day
27.3: 344 Orthography Span |
Prof
27.3: 344 (- [Borowicz]) Figures | Background
Professor Bogoslaw Borowicz
27.3: 343 Figures | Background
R. Wilshire Vibe
27.3: 344 Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
R. Wilshire Vibe
27.3: 345 (this - specimen) Last Name Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
R.W.
27.3: 344 Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
S.S.
27.3: 346 Ship | Transportation
Saturday
27.3: 345 (- night) Span | Day
Shanghai Scampers
27.3: 344 Titles/Texts | Theatre
Sixth Avenue
27.3: 346 (- entrance) Street/Around the World | New York City
Steeplechase Park
27.3: 343 Building - Space | New York
sub-basement
27.3: 345 Building - Space | Washington, D.C.
tea-room
27.3: 347 (scandalizing the -) Orthography Food and Drinks | Restaurant
The Phenomenal Dr. Ictibus and His Safe-Deflector Hat
27.3: 344 Figures | Background
theater
27.3: 343 (]McVeety's] -) Capitalised Building - Space |
Tombs
27.3: 347 Area | Death
tong
27.3: 344 ( a - warrior's girlfriend)
"trainers"
27.3: 344
"tricks"
27.3: 344 Activity | Bodies
two-headed
27.3: 343 (- dogs in jars) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
U.S. Patent Office
27.3: 344 Organisation | United States
unnhhrrhhh
27.3: 344 (-!) Doubting/Dictionary | Interjection
Verbena
27.3: 345, 347 Figures | Background
William Shakespeare
27.3: 344 Writer/Texts | United Kingdom
Williams and Walker
27.3: 344 Entertaiment | United States
Yosemite Falls
27.3: 347 (a replica of -) Area | United States