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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Three. Bilocations

Chapter 37

Section 8 (516-519)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 37.8

As Kit and Root descended ladder by ladder into the engine spaces of the Stupendica, they found the ship deeper than they had imagined, and much less horizontally disposed.

Against the Day, p. 516

American
37.8: 517 (an - stoker named O.I.C. Bodine) Nationality | United States
Austrian
37.8: 516 (- navy) Nationality | Austria
Austrian Lloyd Arsenale
37.8: 516 Constructions | Italy
Austro-Hungarian
37.8: 518 (- naval uniforms) Geography/Around the World | Austria
bituminous
37.8: 518 (a gigantic - hand) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
black gang
37.8: 517 Capitalised
bos'n's pipe
37.8: 518 (bells, gongs, -s, steam sirens) Orthography Device |
Bria
37.8: 518 Characters | The Zombinis
British
37.8: 518 (- and German battle groups) Nationality | United Kingdom
Captain
37.8: 518 (the - [of the Stupendica]) Rank | Armies
chief stoker
37.8: 517 Capitalised Functions |
Cici
37.8: 518 Nick Names | The Zombinis
Dally
37.8: 518 Nick Names | The Rideout Family
"Dampf Mehr"
37.8: 517 (+ italics) Exclamation/Dictionary | German
dead-of-night
37.8: 517 (- christening) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
does
37.8: 517 (when [the telegraph] - move) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
eight-shot
37.8: 517 (- pistol) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Emperor Maximilian
37.8: 517 Ship | Transportation
entropy
37.8: 518 (sandwiches and pastries to which - had been typically unkind) Process | Physics
European
37.8: 518 (- war) Geography/Around the World | Europe
Gerhardt
37.8: 517 Figures | Background
German
37.8: 518 (British and - battle groups) Nationality | Germany
hell
37.8: 517 (all the cathedrals of -) Capitalised Concepts | Religion
hell-colored
37.8: 516 (pulses of - light) Capitalised Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
high-bourgeois
37.8: 516 (- luxury) Orthography High-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
"in"
37.8: 517 ([the ship] was no longer -), 518 (- the world) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Kit
37.8: 516, 517, 518 Characters | The Traverse Family
Liner-to-Battleship Effect
37.8: 518 Orthography Process |
Mannlicher
37.8: 517 (- eight-shot pistol) Device | Weapon
many-tongued
37.8: 517 (- confusion) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Marconi room
37.8: 518 Area |
Mauretania
37.8: 517 Ship |
merged
37.8: 517 (the two projects [...] -) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Morocco
37.8: 519 Countries/Around the World | Africa
Morrocan
37.8: 517 (- coast) Nationality | Morocco
O.I.C.
37.8: 517 (- Bodine), 517 Figures | Background
O.I.C. Bodine
37.8: 517 (an American stoker named -) Figures | Background
Oberhauptheitzer
37.8: 517 Printing error Functions |
playing-cards
37.8: 518 Objects |
Pop
37.8: 518 (it must be -, going crazy again!) Functions | Family
porca miseria
37.8: 518 Exclamation/Dictionary | Italian
present-day
37.8: 518 (- "reality") Orthography Language/Dictionary | Time
Promontorio
37.8: 517 Geography/Around the World | Italian
"reality"
37.8: 518 Phenomenon | Nature
Root
37.8: 516, 517 Characters | Background
Stabilimento Tecnico
37.8: 516 Company | Italy
steam-pressure
37.8: 517 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Stupendica
37.8: 516, 518 Ship | Transportation
syntonic
37.8: 517 (- wireless messages) Rare Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
tobacco-pouches
37.8: 518 Orthography Objects | Tobacco
Trieste
37.8: 516 City/Around the World | Italy
uh-oh
37.8: 517 (-, here comes Gerhardt) Exclamation/Dictionary | Interjection
Zombini
37.8: 518 (the elder -) Last Name Characters | The Zombinis
Zu befehl, Herr Hauptheitzer
37.8: 517 Expression/Dictionary | German
Æther
37.8: 517 Concepts | Æther