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By Yvonne Klose

«How had it ever occurred here?», Thomas Pynchon’s protagonist Oedipa Maas asks in the direction of the top of his moment novel The Crying of Lot 49. this query is taken up during this ebook to discover Pynchon’s novels within the mild of constructivist conception. It starts off with a close interpreting of The Crying of Lot 49, that is carried into readings of Pynchon’s different novels (V., Gravity’s Rainbow, Vineland, Mason & Dixon, opposed to The Day, and Inherent Vice). All are proven to severely care for the social building of fact as a critical subject matter, and a improvement of this topic is traced all through Pynchon’s novels.

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