Mapping the Metaphysics of the Multiverse in Pynchon's Against the Day

Gazi, J. 2016. Mapping the Metaphysics of the Multiverse in Pynchon's Against the Day. Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction. 57 (1), pp. 80-93. https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2015.1019404

TitleMapping the Metaphysics of the Multiverse in Pynchon's Against the Day
TypeJournal article
AuthorsGazi, J.
Abstract

This article elucidates the metaphysics of the fictional multiverse proposed by Thomas Pynchon in his 2006 novel Against the Day. The structure of this multiverse underpins the novel’s many themes and plots, and the analytic reading given here will open a space for further exploration of Pynchon’s longest and largest work, given that current analysis has thus far been abstracted by the imposition of external theoretical frameworks.

JournalCritique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction
Journal citation57 (1), pp. 80-93
ISSN0011-1619
1939-9138
Year2016
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2015.1019404
Web address (URL)http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00111619.2015.1019404
Publication dates
Published online30 Dec 2015
Published in print2016

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