Gloss on Brain Drain Against the Grain: A Report on the International Pynchon Week 2008

Gloss on Brain Drain Against the Grain: A Report on the International Pynchon Week 2008

Pynchon is the subject of discussion in two 2007/8 reviews:



Beginning with a discussion of paranoia’s centrality to critical work on Pynchon, Timothy Melley’s review of John Farrell’s Paranoia and Modernity considers the historical importance of paranoia to the Western mind.



In his 2006 ebr essay, McHale returns to Pynchon and to postmodernism to reflect on earlier approaches to the movement as he questions “What Was Postmodernism.”

Publication date: 
2008-07-31