Chambers, Ross. The World Around Mortin: A Reading of Robert Pinget’s “Autour de Mortin.” North Ryde, Australia: Macquarie University, School of Modern Languages, 1973. Offers a close reading and interpretation of Pinget’s radio play, Autour de Mortin.
Esslin, Martin. The Theatre of the Absurd. 3d ed. New York: Penguin Books, 1991. Examines an important movement in twentieth century drama, one with which Pinget has been associated. Some specific discussion of Pinget included. Bibliography and index.
Fetzer, Glenn W. “A Critical Bibliography of Robert Pinget.” Review of Contemporary Fiction 3 (1983). Listing of forty-one books, articles, and reviews in French and English; provides a good starting place for the student seeking additional information on the writer.
Henkels, Robert M., Jr. Robert Pinget: The Novel as Quest. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1979. Examines the overriding theme of search and journey in Pinget’s works.
Livingstone, Beverly. “From A to F and Back: Pinget’s Fictive Arena.” Yale French Studies 57 (1979). Through a close reading of Someone, Livingstone explores Pinget’s fictional world.
Mercier, Vivian. The New Novel from Queneau to Pinget. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1971. Includes discussion of Pinget.
Oppenheim, Lois, ed. Three Decades of the French New Novel. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1986. Includes discussion of Pinget.
Review of Contemporary Fiction 3, no. 2 (Summer, 1983). Entire issue is devoted to Pinget and Jack Kerouac.
Rosmarin, Leonard A. Robert Pinget. New York: Twayne, 1995. Provides criticism and interpretation of Pinget’s life and works. Bibliography and index.
Updike, John. “Grove Is My Press and Avant My Garde.” The New Yorker, November 4, 1967. An appreciation that concentrates on The Inquisitory.
Updike, John. “Pinget.” The New Yorker, September 17, 1979. An appreciation that concentrates on The Libera Me Domine and Recurrent Melody.