Thomas Pynchon, 80, Has Had Some Great
ForwardThomas Pynchon, 80, Has Had Some Great Jewish MomentsForwardThe famously enigmatic novelist Thomas Pynchon, whose works include “Gravity's Rainbow” and “Inherent Vice,” is a WASP; one of his ancestors rode into England with William the Conqueror. Still, some of the National Book Award winning author's most ...
Posted on 9 May 2017 | 11:45 am
«Beim Übersetzen von Pynchon muss man
Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen«Beim Übersetzen von Pynchon muss man ständig lachen»Schweizer Radio und FernsehenDer US-amerikanische Autor Thomas Pynchon wurde mit komplexen Romanen wie «Bleeding Edge» und «Natürliche Mängel» berühmt. So rätselhaft wie seine Werke ist auch der Autor: Pynchon, der heute 80 Jahre alt wird, tritt nie in der Öffentlichkeit auf.
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 8:18 am
Der amerikanische Autor Thomas Pynchon wird
FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine ZeitungDer amerikanische Autor Thomas Pynchon wird 80 - Faz.netFAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine ZeitungSein Schreiben ist ein Mittelweg zwischen Pulp und Joyce, mit Ausschlägen in beide Richtungen: Zum Achtzigsten des amerikanischen Autors.Thomas Pynchon wird 80: Schräge Pfade der Plausibilität - Kultur ...Süddeutsche.deThomas Pynchon zum 80. : Quantenphysik mit KugelblitzenTagesspiegelZum 80. Geburtstag von Thomas Pynchon Der Großmeister der ParanoiaBerliner ZeitungORF.at -Frankfurter Rundschau -Augsburger Allgemeineall 10 news articles »
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 7:39 am
Thomas Pynchon at 80 – eight reasons to
The Guardian (blog)Thomas Pynchon at 80 – eight reasons to celebrate his birthdayThe Guardian (blog)But while Pynchon is usually bracketed with DeLillo and David Foster Wallace in a po-mo troika, that only applies to his early work: he returned in 1984 after a 17-year break with a new aesthetic, less intellectual and Melvillean or Joycean, closer to ...and more »
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 1:00 am
«Superautor» Thomas Pynchon treibt
Luzerner Zeitung«Superautor» Thomas Pynchon treibt Anonymität ins ExtremeLuzerner ZeitungThomas Pynchon (80) ist das Phänomen der US-Literatur: Neun gefeierte Romane hat er bisher veröffentlicht. Interviews gibt es keine. Jedes Jahr wird er erneut für den Literaturnobelpreis gehandelt. Aber wie der Autor aussieht, weiss so gut wie niemand.and more »
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 12:34 am
Designers like Brooks Brothers and Zegna are bending the rules of men’s suits. To illustrate the new freedom, two dancers from the New York City Ballet test the limits of the wardrobe staple.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 12:58 pm
New Ford technology will turn drivers’
Is it too much to ask motorists to pay attention?
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 2:05 am
A masterpiece of young geekhood
BOOK REVIEW | The author of ?The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet? is back with another dazzling performance.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 3:50 pm
High-tech adventurer revels in geekiness
If you saw Neal Stephenson on the street, you might think he's just another geeky Seattle guy with a particularly impressive goatee. He blends right into...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 6:26 am
Baddies in books: Captain Blicero in Thomas
He may be satirical, but Pynchon’s unsettling, cruel and perverted Nazi is a composite of the fears of the American psyche in 1973 Thomas Pynchon ’s Captain Blicero appears to be an archetypal baddie: a sadomasochistic, sexually indiscriminate pederast Nazi and the source of the mysterious 00000 V-2 rocket that is the white whale of Pynchon’s postmodern masterpiece Gravity’s Rainbow. Blicero ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 1:00 am
But Titus Andronicus—a group that shares its name with not just a Shakespeare play but also a fictional band in a Thomas Pynchon novel—is not afraid of pretension. Almost two years after he threatened to do it, Stickles has released the 29-track ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:13 pm
Summer Is Over: On John Cheever’s “The
Neddy’s story is surreal and finite. He is handsome, confident, and athletic, and yet a footstep away from the fiction of Thomas Pynchon. When Cheever writes that Neddy “was not a practical joker nor was he a fool but he was determinedly original and ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:14 pm
Owen Wilson Tries His More Serious Side
He was also challenged by his more dramatic turn in “Inherent Vice” (2014), based on Thomas Pynchon’s novel. “I hadn’t really read Thomas Pynchon, so understanding the story and the tone wasn’t obvious to me when I was doing the scene,” he says.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:46 pm
The Mend review – tongue-in-cheek tale of
The lengthy sequence – a mix of the party in Tootsie, Thomas Pynchon’s short story Entropy and the “touch my heart with your foot” bit from Annie Hall – is an accurate representation of the best and worst of every New York soiree. Magary was wise ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 4:14 pm
Prop comics were the 20th century's greatest
And while the hyperkinetic, imaginative prose of Thomas Pynchon electrified literature in the past half-century, did Pynchon actually manage to build a hydraulic cigar lighter, or did he just peck away at some boring, completely practical typewriter?
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 3:20 am
Pynchon e-books coming out Wednesday
Another major e-book holdout has joined the digital world: Thomas Pynchon.
Posted on 12 June 2012 | 2:14 pm
Pynchon Fans Eager to Feast on New Novel
Zak Smith is a painter, a rebel and an Ivy Leaguer, a Yale University graduate with a green mohawk, an apartment of wall-to-wall illustrations and a passion for comics, classic novels — and Thomas Pynchon.
Posted on 11 November 2006 | 7:21 am
Resolved Question: Should one read Thomas
How difficult is he to read and is it worthwhile?
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 4:39 pm
Resolved Question: What about Thomas
I have been seeing glowing reviews for Mason & Dixon as well as Pynchon's other works, some call them Great American Novels. I have read part of the book, but not sure what makes this stand out from other novels.
Posted on 25 September 2012 | 11:40 pm
Resolved Question: Thomas Pynchon book
I am just looking for some small incite on the "The Small Rain" by Thomas Pynchon. I am writing an essay in which i need to prove a peace of my evidence but i cannot find an online source that has a book review on it? If you have any commentary on this book please share it.
Posted on 25 April 2012 | 1:02 pm
Resolved Question: Has anyone read Thomas
Thoughts, and how does it compare to his other works like "Gravity's Rainbow'?
Posted on 12 February 2012 | 6:27 am
Resolved Question: Favorite Thomas Pynchon
Posted on 9 November 2011 | 7:12 am