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Pynchon

a collection of critical essays

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pynchon, Thomas -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 223-225.

    Statementedited by Edward Mendelson.
    SeriesTwentieth century views, A Spectrum book
    ContributionsMendelson, Edward.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3566.Y55 Z8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 225 p. ;
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4544982M
    ISBN 100137447140, 013744706X
    LC Control Number77012699

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The book was published in multiple languages including French, consists of pages and is available in Mass Market Paperback format.4/5.