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Thomas Pynchon and American counterculture

Title
Thomas Pynchon and American counterculture / Joanna Freer.
ISBN
9781107076051 (hardback)
1107076056 (hardback)
9781107429710
1107429714
Publication
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Physical Description
ix, 208 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary
"This volume explores the complex fiction of Thomas Pynchon within the context of 1960s counterculture"-- Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
November 05, 2014
Series
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 169.
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; [169]
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction
1. On the road to anti-structure: V., The Crying Lot 49 and the Beats
2. Love, violence and yippie subversion in Gravity's Rainbow: Pynchon and the New Left
3. The psychedelic movement, fantasy and anarchism in The Crying Lot 49 and Against the Day
4. The Black Panther Party, revolutionary suicide and Gravity's Rainbow
5. Feminism moderate and radical in The Crying Lot 49 and Vineland: Pynchon and the women's movement
Conclusion: A "Little Parenthesis of Light": Pynchoin's Conterculture.
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