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A Hand to Turn the Time: The Menippean Satires of Thomas Pynchon

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A study of the major fiction of Thomas Pynchon in three contexts: Menippean satire, post-modernism, and American writing. The critical genealogy of the term satire is discussed and Pynchon's V., The Crying of Lot 49, and Gravity's Rainbow are analyzed.
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
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Jul 18, 2011 Magnus Ver Magnusson rated it it was amazing
Great job at contextualizing Pynchon within the historical context of Menippean satire. Really liked it.
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