A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel

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University of Georgia Press, 1988 - 345 pages
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Steven provides a page-by-page, often line-by-line, guide to the welter of historical references, scientific data, cultural fragments, anthropological research, jokes and puns around which Pynchon wove his novel. This is a guide book to one of the most important, and intractable, literary works of our time.
  

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Review: A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel

User Review  - Razvan Zamfirescu - Goodreads

If you really want to feel and understand Thomas Pynchon Gravity Rainbow novel, you'll need this companion as you need air. It was very though for me while I was reading it but, fortunately, I've ... Read full review

Review: A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel

User Review  - James - Goodreads

Very helpful. A bit obsessed at pointing out errors made in various editions of Pynchon's masterpiece, but worth using. Read full review

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Contents

Part 1
31
Un Perm au Casino Hermann
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In the Zone I
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The Counterforce I
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Bibliography
317
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About the author (1988)

Steven Weisenburger, professor of English and co-director of the Program in American Culture at the University of Kentucky, is the author of "Fables of Subversion: Satire and the American Novel "and "A "Gravity's Rainbow" Companion,"

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