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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Three. Bilocations

Chapter 48

Section 5 (673-677)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 48.5

In the dream they are all together at a social of some kind, it is unnamed but familiar high country, spruce and aspensm water running everywhere, creeks, ponds, fountains, more food than a church supper, cooks in those taal cooks'hats carving and dishing it out, barbecued ribs and baked beans, ice-cream cones and sweet-potato pies, presentable girls, many of them distant relatives, each face all but unbearably distinct, familiar though never met before, fiddles and guitars and an accordion and people dancing, and off at the edge of it Kit sees his father alone at a wood picninc table with a pack of cards, playing poker solitaire.

Against the Day, p. 673

'a patch'
48.5: 677 (Telepathy [...] would not be [...] -?) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
all-night
48.5: 676 (- frolic) Orthography All-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
are
48.5: 673 Verb: To Be/Dictionary | Word Clusters
bought-and-sold vermin
48.5: 675 Orthography Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Buda-Pesth
48.5: 677 Orthography City/Around the World | Hungary
Chinese
48.5: 675 (known to - as the Hour of the Rat) Ethnicity/Around the World | China
Christopher
48.5: 673 Description | The Traverse Family
coat-pocket
48.5: 677 Orthography Clothing |
Colorado
48.5: 675 State/Around the World | United States
Colorado Springs
48.5: 674 City/Around the World | Colorado
Constantza
48.5: 676 City/Around the World | Switzerland
counter-feinting
48.5: 676 Orthography Counter-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
couple-three
48.5: 674 (and another - [miles]) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
cow-eyed
48.5: 677 (- pleading) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Foley
48.5: 674 Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
four-dimensional space-time
48.5: 675 Orthography Concepts | Mathematics
Frank
48.5: 674 Characters | The Traverse Family
Girton College
48.5: 677 (without College) Higher Education | United Kingdom
God
48.5: 674 (which - knows) Deity/Religion | Christianity
Göttingen
48.5: 675, 676 City/Around the World | Germany
Hour of the Rat
48.5: 675 Span | Time
ice-cream
48.5: 673 (- cones) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Jezus Christ
48.5: 675 (invoke - and his kingdom) Historical Persons | Christianity
Kashgar
48.5: 676 Location/Around the World | Asia
Kit
48.5: 673, 674, 675, 676, 677 Characters | The Traverse Family
Kursaal
48.5: 676 Building - Space | Hygiene
Lee De Forest
48.5: 675 (Yale legend -) Inventor | United States
London
48.5: 677 City/Around the World | United Kingdom
low-intensity
48.5: 676 (- erotic energy) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Mayva
48.5: 675 Characters | The Traverse Family
mouth-upward
48.5: 674 Orthography Gesture |
n
48.5: 675 (- dimensions), 675 (- + 1) Number | Mathematics
never-sleeping
48.5: 674 (- hydropathic) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Noellyn Fanshawe
48.5: 676 Characters | T.W.I.T.
one-arm
48.5: 674 (- embrace) Orthography Gesture | Bodies
Pa
48.5: 675 (Your -) Functions | Family
Papa
48.5: 673 (You all right, -?) Functions | Family
Psychical Research
48.5: 677 Science/Science | Psychoanalysis
Reef
48.5: 674, 675, 676, 677 Characters | The Traverse Family
rich-kid
48.5: 674 ([Kit] living the - life) Orthography Description |
Ruperta Chirpingdon-Groin
48.5: 676 Characters | T.W.I.T.
Ruperta
48.5: 676 Characters | T.W.I.T.
Sanatorium
48.5: 677 Constructions | Switzerland
Scarsdale Vibe
48.5: 675 Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
séance
48.5: 674 (-s) Process | Esoterism
space-time
48.5: 675 Orthography Concepts | Physics
"spirit realm"
48.5: 675 Description | Mathematics
Swome
48.5: 676 (Brother -) Last Name Characters | T.W.I.T.
T.W.I.T.
48.5: 676 (these - people), 677 T.W.I.T.
third-party
48.5: 677 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
U.S.
48.5: 674 (the meanest part of the -) Geography/Around the World | United States
Union
48.5: 674 (pro- or anti--) Organisation | Labour
vector
48.5: 675 (the closest [Kit ha]'d ever got to a religion was -s) Capitalised Vectorism | Mathematics
Vectorism
48.5: 675 Vectorism | Mathematics
Venice
48.5: 675, 676 City/Around the World | Italy
Vibe
48.5: 675 (the - ticket) Property | Scarsdale Vibe
Vienna
48.5: 677 City/Around the World | Austria
vis inertiæ
48.5: 674 Expression/Dictionary | Latin
Webb
48.5: 673, 674 Characters | The Traverse Family
Yale
48.5: 675 (- legend Lee De Forest) Higher Education | Massachusetts
Yashmeen
48.5: 675 (-'s holy wanderers), 676 Characters | Halfcourt