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Everything I’d been told to believe about Pynchon’s corpus is that there are two main phases. The first three novels and the short stories in the Slow Learner collection are one era – sometimes called his “Germanic” period, due to the obsession with German colonialism, the two World Wars, and also some stylistic conventions, such as capitalizing the primary Nouns in each Sentence, and Vineland and everything after is a sort of A.D., with different styles, approaches, and conclusions. I’d argue t...
fascinating insights throughout. Bloom's essay on Byron the Bulb (page 660 of Gravity's Rainbow) is a must.
удивительно - я ее, оказывается давно прочел, но не впечатлила. а потом неведомый гений из GoodReads поменял ей автора, и я долго не мог вспомнить, что же это такое