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Gravity's Rainbow

The late writer Jules Siegel had enjoyed a particularly close relationship to the reclusive Thomas Pynchon, and much of what is thought to be known about the latter comes from the former’s...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2014, 5:03 pm (UTC)

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Gravity's Rainbow

Thomas Pynchon's novel Gravity's Rainbow possesses an image which has intrigued readers of the novel since its introduction. Many readers come away from the novel failing to find the answer to one...

Latest answer posted June 30, 2012, 6:50 pm (UTC)

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Gravity's Rainbow

In the late stages of World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union sent teams of scientists into newly-liberated regions of Central and Eastern Europe. Their mission was to locate German...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2014, 5:36 pm (UTC)

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Gravity's Rainbow

Any question that seeks to establish opinion about literature will always have divergent responses. I do think that Pynchon's work is read at the collegiate level. Given how it embraces so much...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2014, 5:22 pm (UTC)

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 Gravity’s Rainsbow is steeped in the life styles and politics of  the counter culture. It asks questions such as: do alternative cultural practices lead to change in...

Latest answer posted July 3, 2007, 3:15 am (UTC)

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Pynchon has won several awards for his writing. In 1963, he won a William Faulkner Foundation award for V, as the best first novel of the year. His second novel, The Crying of Lot 49, won the...

Latest answer posted June 2, 2007, 5:39 am (UTC)

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I think the final page of the book is more symbolic in nature, but that's not to say that in the events of the novel, that wasn't what actually happened. I believe there is a line that can be...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2019, 1:56 pm (UTC)

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