Publication
Title
Race in early Pynchon: rewriting sphere in V.
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Abstract
This essay examines racial representation in both the typescript of Pynchon's V. and the published novel. We focus on revisions of the African-American saxophone player Sphere ostensibly intended to lessen the novel's air of social protest. While Pynchon's later fiction is more radical, Sphere in the typescript and even his much-trimmed version in the published novel appear to illustrate a youthful mix of cautious liberalism and Beat cliché.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Critique : studies in contemporary fiction. - Washington, D.C.
Publication
Washington, D.C. : 2011
ISSN
0011-1619
Volume/pages
52:1(2011), p. 17-29
ISI
000284887400002
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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