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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Three. Bilocations

Chapter 42

Section 3 (597-601)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 42.3

"As a crime," Humfried pointed out, "often of the gravest sort, committed in a detective story, may often be only a pretext for the posing and solution of some narrative puzzle, so romance in this town is often pursued as little beyond a pretext for running in and out of doors, not to mention up and down stairs, while talking nonstop and, on auspicious days, screaming."

Against the Day, p. 597

1832
42.3: 601 Span | Year
Adonis
42.3: 599 (the very - under discussion) Figures | Mythology
American
42.3: 600 (- gunslinger) Nationality | United States
Andaman Islands
42.3: 601 Archipelago/Around the World | Indian Ocean
as if it had just happened
42.3: 599 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Auf die Mensur
42.3: 601 Expression/Dictionary | German
Augustin Louis Cauchy
42.3: 598 (And ... though she|may not care for -) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
Berlin
42.3: 601 City/Around the World | Germany
bratwurst
42.3: 599 (you oversize -) Food and Drinks | Germany
bullet scars
42.3: 600 Description | Bodies
Cantor
42.3: 598 (Her idea of banter|Liley isn't -) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
Colt
42.3: 600 (a couple of - six-shooters) Device | Weapon
control-group
42.3: 601 Orthography Concepts | Göttingen
cowboy
42.3: 600 (this -) Person from | United States
desperate maniacs
42.3: 600 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
divided by zero
42.3: 600 Expression/Dictionary | Mathematics
doctoral-candidate
42.3: 597 (- talk) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
doing
42.3: 599 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
dressing-gown
42.3: 601 (-s) Orthography Clothing |
dueling-society
42.3: 597 (- cap) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
egal was, meine Schatze
42.3: 599 Expression/Dictionary | German
Ehrencodex
42.3: 601 Text/Texts | Germany
England
42.3: 599 Countries/Around the World | United Kingdom
épée
42.3: 599 Device | Weapon
epsilonic
42.3: 598 (- dances|small but finite chances) Rare Language/Dictionary | Neologism
Evariste Galois
42.3: 601 Scientist/Science | Mathematics
Ferdinand Georg Frobenius
42.3: 598 (Amateur -es) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
"frame of reference"
42.3: 599 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Fräulein
42.3: 599 (- Yashmeen) Titles/Texts | German
Geheimrat
42.3: 600 (- Hilbert) Titles/Texts | Germany
German
42.3: 598, 599, 600 Nationality | Germany
Germany
42.3: 599 Countries/Around the World | Europe
goose-girl
42.3: 597 Orthography Art | Göttingen
Göttingen
42.3: 597 (- tradition), 601 City/Around the World | Germany
group-theory
42.3: 597 (- godfather Evariste Galois) Orthography Concepts | Mathematics
Günni
42.3: 599, 600 Characters | Göttingen
Günther
42.3: 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 601 (hogwash -) Characters | Göttingen
Günther von Quassel
42.3: 599 Characters | Göttingen
Hausknochen
42.3: 599 Objects | Göttingen
Heinrich
42.3: 597 Figures | Göttingen
'here'
42.3: 599 (he is not -) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Hilbert
42.3: 600 (Geheimrat -) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
honor
42.3: 600 Capitalised Concepts |
Humfried
42.3: 597, 598, 599 Characters | Göttingen
Hun
42.3: 598 Description | German
ja
3*, first 42.3: 599 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
kill
42.3: 600 (duel to -) Act | Violence
Kit
42.3: 598, 599, 600, 601 Characters | The Traverse Family
Korbrapier
42.3: 599 Device | Weapon
Kovalevskaia
42.3: 601 Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
Krummsäbel
42.3: 599 Device | Weapon
less valiant race
42.3: 600 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Liebchen
42.3: 599 Expression/Dictionary | German
Mademoiselle
42.3: 601 (- du Motel) Title: Person | French
'matched'
42.3: 600 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
mea maxima culpa
42.3: 601 Expression/Dictionary | Latin
Mexican
42.3: 600 (a - tilde) Nationality | Mexico
Minkowski
42.3: 599 (Professor -) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
moustache-keeper
42.3: 601 (nighttime -) Orthography Clothing | Germany
night-riders
42.3: 598 (we're all just - here) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
not
42.3: 599 (she does - live here) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Oriental
42.3: 601 (- prints) Description | Asia
"Palmos Panoram"
42.3: 601 Device | Photography
pfennig
42.3: 598 (to put in their two -s) Money | Germany
Ph.D.
42.3: 597 (-'s in mathematics) Titles/Texts |
Platz
42.3: 597 Location/Around the World | Göttingen
Poincaré
42.3: 598 (One by one in swank array|bright as any -) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
Porkbarrel
42.3: 600 Insult | Vocabulary
Professor
42.3: 599 (- Minkowski) Titles/Texts |
Prussian
42.3: 600 (- dueling bible) Person from | Germany
Riemann
42.3: 598 (Any more than -) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
Riemannian
42.3: 597 ([Yashmeen's] - obsession) Rare Expression/Dictionary | Mathematics
Schläger
42.3: 599 Device | Weapon
Schnurbartbinde
42.3: 601 (-, or nighttime moustache-keeper) Clothing | Germany
six-shooter
42.3: 600 (Colt -s) Orthography Device | Weapon
"Stephanie du Motel"
42.3: 597 Historical Persons | France
Stephanie du Motel
42.3: 601 (Mademoiselle -) Last Name Historical Persons | France
time-discrepancies
42.3: 599 Orthography Concepts | Time
to inscribe one's mark
42.3: 600 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Traverse
42.3: 599 (Mr. -), 600 (Mr. -) Last Name Characters | The Traverse Family
Tyrolean
42.3: 601 (- hats) Clothing | Germany
University
42.3: 597 (- students [in Göttingen]) Higher Education |
Verbindung
42.3: 600 Language/Dictionary | German
Whittaker and Watson
42.3: 598 Book Title/Texts | Mathematics
Yash
42.3: 598 Nick Names | Halfcourt
Yashmeen
42.3: 597, 599 (Fräulein -), 601 Characters | Halfcourt
Zeiss
42.3: 601 (- "Palmos Panoram") Device | Photography
Zermelo
42.3: 598 (Nor is she apt to murmur low|Axioms of -) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics