Books tagged: pynchon

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A Plank in Reason
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 74,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Plank in Reason is a comical Postmodern bildungsroman that chronicles the adventures and misadventures of the irreverent Anthony Allende. A coming of age work that examines the dissolution and reconstruction of a young man's psyche amidst the overwhelming absurdity of the modern world, A Plank in Reason examines the experience of growing up in a society devoid of objective standards and values.
The Triumph of Artifice: Treasures of Twentieth-Century Narrative
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature
This critical study of developments of narrative art in the late 20th century climaxes in analyses of works by Nabokov, Pynchon, Barth, Bellow, and Lessing. Starting from thorough explications of Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!, Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, and the film Last Year at Marienbad by Resnais and Robbe-Grillet, it provides insights into the workings of dozens of other narrative artists.
The Gravity's Rainbow Handbook: A Key to the Thomas Pynchon Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Thomas Pynchon has a reputation as a "difficult" author -- but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, Gravity's Rainbow can be understood by the average reader. Included are: a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a thorough description of all major characters, a biography of Pynchon, suggestions for essay topics, and much more.