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Author Smith, Shawn, 1968 October 8-

Title Pynchon and history : metahistorical rhetoric and postmodern narrative form in the novels of Thomas Pynchon / Shawn Smith.

Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 248 pages).
Series Studies in major literary authors
Studies in major literary authors (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-239) and index.
Contents Pynchon and history: an overview -- Truth and falsity don't apply: V. and the historiographic method -- Gravity's Rainbow: wrecking the elegant rooms of history -- Simulated history: Vineland and postmodern America -- Westward the course of empire: Mason & Dixon and the rewriting of the American romance.
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Subject Pynchon, Thomas -- Knowledge -- History.
Pynchon, Thomas -- Technique.
Pynchon, Thomas.
Pynchon, Thomas.
Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 20th century.
Postmodernism (Literature) -- United States.
Literature and history -- United States.
Historiography -- United States.
United States -- In literature.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Smith, Shawn, 1968 October 8- Pynchon and history 0415975433 (DLC) 2005017778 (OCoLC)60715234
ISBN 9781135492649 (electronic bk.)
1135492646 (electronic bk.)
9780203959329 (e-book)
0203959329 (e-book)