TITLE

Modernism, the new criticism and Thomas Pynchon's V

AUTHOR(S)
Van Delden, Maarten
PUB. DATE
January 1990
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Winter90, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p117
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Presents a critique of Thomas Pynchon's book `V.' Problem of how and where to find a principle of order in the modern world; Book's characters; Reconstruction of a context for Pynchon's conception of order and myth in the book.
ACCESSION #
9604112295

 

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