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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Three. Bilocations

Chapter 44

Section 1 (615-619)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 44.1

One day, the day he would be some time coming to terms with his idiocy in not seeing the obvious approach of, Kit was summoned to the local branch of the Bank of Prussia in the Weenderstraße and beckoned into its back regions by Herr Spielmacher, the International Manager, hitherto friendly enough but today, how would you put it, a little distant.

Against the Day, p. 615

1854
44.1: 616 Span | Year
1859
44.1: 616 ([Riemann's] paper on primes) Span | Year
Achphänomen
44.1: 616 (more than the usual -) Concepts | German
American
44.1: 615 (so typically -, without a thought in your head) Nationality | United States
Americans
44.1: 619 Nationality | United States
Anglo-Russian Entente
44.1: 618 Concepts | Politics
anti-Materialist
44.1: 616 Concepts | Esoterism
Auditorienhaus
44.1: 616 Higher Education | Göttingen
Bank of Hannover
44.1: 615 Company | Germany
Bank of Prussia
44.1: 615 Company | Germany
Batz
44.1: 618 (-!) Surprise | Interjection
Bierstube
44.1: 619 Bar/Drinking | Germany
Bolshevist
44.1: 616 (Lenin and his -s) Activists | Russia
café
44.1: 618 Bar/Drinking | Europe
'cuts'
44.1: 618 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
English
44.1: 618 Nationality | United Kingdom
Eskimoff
44.1: 617 (Madame -) Last Name Characters | Background
four axes
44.1: 617 (-, all perpendicular to one another) Theory | Mathematics
four-dimensional space
44.1: 617 Orthography Theory | Physics
fourth dimension
44.1: 616 Capitalised Concepts | Mathematics
'fourth dimension'
44.1: 616 Concepts | Mathematics
fourth-dimension
44.1: 618 (- business) Orthography Concepts | Mathematics
'friends'
44.1: 617 Vocabulary
galley-slave
44.1: 617 (- repetition of days) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Geneva
44.1: 616 (the [communist] Materialists in -) City/Around the World | Switzerland
German
44.1: 618 (some kind of strange - soup) Nationality | Germany
god-awful
44.1: 617 (some - hour) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
God-builder
44.1: 616 Activists | Russia
Göttingen
44.1: 615 (on [Kit's] arrival in -), 616, 617 City/Around the World | Germany
Habilitationsschrift
44.1: 616 (Riemann's -) Document/Texts | Germany
Herr Bankdirektor
44.1: 615 Functions | Germany
Herr Spielmacher
44.1: 615 Figures | Göttingen
Humfried
44.1: 615 Characters | Göttingen
i, j, and k
44.1: 617 Concepts | Quaternions
'in'
44.1: 616 (- a certain distance) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
international manager
44.1: 615 (Herr Spielmacher, -) Capitalised Functions | Göttingen
Kaiser
44.1: 615 Royalty | Germany
Kit
44.1: 615, 616, 617, 618 Characters | The Traverse Family
Kreditbrief
44.1: 615 Document/Texts | Germany
Lenin
44.1: 616, 616 (- himself) Politician | Russia
long-term
44.1: 616 (- plan) Orthography Long-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Mach
44.1: 616 (devout readers of - and Ouspensky) Last Name Scientist/Science | Background
Materialist
44.1: 616 (the -s in Geneva) Activists | Russia
Minkowski
44.1: 616, 616 (Dr. -) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
multiply-connected spaces
44.1: 618 (one of Riemann's -) Orthography Concepts | Mathematics
my
44.1: 618 (- curse) Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
New York
44.1: 615 (a communication from -) State/Around the World | United States
nichevo
44.1: 618 Language/Dictionary | Russia
Ostend
44.1: 615 City/Around the World | Belgium
'Otzovist'
44.1: 616 (-s. God-builders) Activists | Russia
Pa
44.1: 618 ([Kit's] -) Functions | Family
Pjotr Demjanovitsj Ouspensky
44.1: 616 (Mach and -) Last Name Historical Persons | Esoterism
'poor'
44.1: 619 State/Around the World | Vocabulary
Pythagorean
44.1: 617 ([Yashmeen's] - friends) Flavour | Esoterism
re-imagination
44.1: 616 ([Riemann's] - of space) Orthography Process | Mathematics
really were
44.1: 618 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
refute
44.1: 616 (to - the 'fourth dimension') Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Riemann
44.1: 616 (-'s Habilitationsschrift of 1854), 617, 618 (-'s multiply-connected spaces) Last Name Scientist/Science | Mathematics
Rohns Garten
44.1: 618 Bar/Drinking | Göttingen
Russia
44.1: 618 (since the [1905] revolution in -) Countries/Around the World | Russia
Scarsdale Vibe
44.1: 616 Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
Schnitte
44.1: 618 (- [...] 'cuts') Language/Dictionary | German
see
44.1: 617 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
'set of conditions'
44.1: 618 Concepts | Mathematics
space-time
44.1: 618 (back in ordinary -) Orthography Concepts | Physics
States
44.1: 618 Description | United States
T.W.I.T.
44.1: 617 (the -, it seems, have also come to town), 619 T.W.I.T.
Tchetvyortoye Izmereniye
44.1: 616 (-! -!) Concepts | Mathematics
'the already seen'
44.1: 617 Concepts | Esoterism
they
44.1: 616 Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
three-dimensional
44.1: 618 (a - section) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
time
44.1: 617 Capitalised Concepts | Physics
Tsar
44.1: 616 Royalty | Russia
'vector space'
44.1: 618 Concepts | Mathematics
Vibe
44.1: 615 (any - arrangements), 619 (the - people) Property | Scarsdale Vibe
Weenderstraße
44.1: 615 (the Bank of Prussia in the -) Street/Around the World | Göttingen
Yash
44.1: 617, 618 Nick Names | Halfcourt
Yashmeen
44.1: 615, 616 Characters | Halfcourt
yob tvoyu mat
44.1: 616 Exclamation/Dictionary | Russia
you're
44.1: 619 (Well, - free, then) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
ζ-function
44.1: 616 (What, no -?) Geometry/Science | Mathematics