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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Three. Bilocations

Chapter 48

Section 4 (667-673)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 48.4

"Reef, allow me to present Miss Yashmeen Halfcourt."

Against the Day, p. 667

'Pert
48.4: 670 Nick Names | T.W.I.T.
'Perta
48.4: 667 Nick Names | T.W.I.T.
Algie
48.4: 672, 673 Figures | T.W.I.T.
Anarchism
48.4: 673 Ideas | Politics
'auction bridge'
48.4: 667 (only first word single quoted) Entertaiment | Game
avant-yuristka
48.4: 667 Language/Dictionary | Russia
bohemian
48.4: 670 (a heavy tumbler of - crystal) Capitalised Region/Around the World | Germany
Böpfli
48.4: 669 Fictional Person | Switzerland
Böpfli-Spazzoletta
48.4: 670 (- heraldry) Fictional Location/Around the World | Switzerland
bozhe moi
48.4: 671 (-!) Expression/Dictionary | Russia
bunco
48.4: 671 (an old - man) Rare Gambling | Game
Champagne
48.4: 669 (the free bottle of -) Wine/Drinking | France
Chirpingdon-Groin
48.4: 667 (the - party) Last Name Characters | T.W.I.T.
Colorado
48.4: 670 State/Around the World | United States
cross-border
48.4: 671 (- inflections) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
didn't
48.4: 668 (you - say something) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
discombobulancy
48.4: 668 Rare Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
do
48.4: 667 (What - we do?) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Easy me, what can I do? It's my curse, just a mark who can't resist a big payoff
48.4: 667 Expression/Dictionary | The Traverse Family
Eskimoff
48.4: 671 (Madame -), 673 (Madame -) Last Name Characters | Background
Europe
48.4: 669 Geography/Around the World | Continent
European
48.4: 671 (but [the voice] they heard was -) Geography/Around the World | Europe
face-to-face
48.4: 669 Orthography Gesture | Bodies
Fine Art
48.4: 669 Art | Europe
flâneur
48.4: 672 Description | French
flat-broke
48.4: 672 (- world) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Foley
48.4: 669 Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
"For He's a Jolly Good Fellow"
48.4: 672 Song/Music | United Kingdom
Frank
48.4: 667 Characters | The Traverse Family
go-between
48.4: 671 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Günni
48.4: 668 (old -) Characters | Göttingen
Halfcourt
48.4: 667 (Miss -) Last Name Characters | Halfcourt
hand-holdin
48.4: 670 (what - in the dark can lead to) Orthography Gesture | Sex
Harvard
48.4: 670 Location/Around the World | Massachusetts
heart-to-heart
48.4: 673 (a - in some friendly saloon) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
high C
48.4: 672 Key/Scale/Music | Music
Italian
48.4: 669 (- approach), 672 (- language) Language/Dictionary | Italy
Italy
48.4: 669 Countries/Around the World | Europe
ite, missa est
48.4: 668 Exhortation | Latin
Kit
48.4: 667, 668, 669, 670, 671, 672, 673 Characters | The Traverse Family
Lake
48.4: 672 Characters | The Traverse Family
Lionel Swome
48.4: 668 Characters | T.W.I.T.
London
48.4: 667 (- clubs) City/Around the World | United Kingdom
longer-term
48.4: 670 (- plans for revenge) Orthography Long-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
looked
48.4: 673 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Marcello
48.4: 667 Figures | Background
May
48.4: 672 Nick Names | The Traverse Family
Mexico
48.4: 668 Countries/Around the World | Middle America
Natalia Eskimoff
48.4: 670 (Madame -) Characters | Background
New Orleans
48.4: 673 City/Around the World | Louisiana
P.R.
48.4: 671 (- circles) Profession |
Pa
48.4: 670 (Too bad we can't talk to -), 670, 671 Functions | Family
Pearl Street
48.4: 669 (- offices) Street/Around the World | New York City
Pinks
48.4: 669 Nick Names | United States
poison Champagne
48.4: 670 Drink/Drinking | Violence
'Psychical Research'
48.4: 670 Science/Science | Psychoanalysis
Reef
48.4: 667, 668, 669, 670, 671, 672, 673 Characters | The Traverse Family
Roentgen
48.4: 670 (- rays) Last Name Scientist/Science | Physics
Ruperta
48.4: 667, 671, 672 Characters | T.W.I.T.
Sanatorium
48.4: 668, 672 Constructions | Switzerland
Scarsdale Vibe
48.4: 669, 673 Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
Scotch
48.4: 670 (some ancient -) Liquor/Drinking | United Kingdom
séance
48.4: 670, 671 (Madame Eskimoff's -s) Process | Esoterism
skeezicks
48.4: 667 (this strange-lookin old - is my brother Reef) Rare Description | Slang
Spazzoletta
48.4: 669 Fictional Person | Switzerland
stogie-smoker
48.4: 671 Orthography Person from | Tobacco
sub-ecstasy
48.4: 672 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Word Clusters
tone-deaf
48.4: 672 (Reef was -) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Traverse
48.4: 667 (Mr. -) Last Name Characters | The Traverse Family
Turkish bath
48.4: 673 (-s) Body | Hygiene
vector
48.4: 668 (No money in -s) Capitalised Vectorism | Mathematics
Venice
48.4: 669 City/Around the World | Italy
Vibe
48.4: 669 Last Name Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
vint
48.4: 667 Entertaiment | Game
Webb
48.4: 671 (-'s words), 671 (-'s voice), 672 (- began to speak, really - this time), 673 Characters | The Traverse Family
'wild'
48.4: 667 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
wog
48.4: 667 (your brother's little -) Language/Dictionary | Slang
Yale
48.4: 670 Higher Education | Massachusetts
Yash
48.4: 667 Nick Names | Halfcourt
Yashmeen Halfcourt
48.4: 667 (Miss -) Characters | Halfcourt
Yashmeen
48.4: 667, 668, 670, 671, 672, 673 Characters | Halfcourt
you
2*, first 48.4: 667 (a fancy to -) Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters