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By J. Kerry Grant

The Crying of Lot 49 is Thomas Pynchon's such a lot obtainable paintings and maybe the only most generally learn and taught. still, the unconventional poses many demanding situations with its outstanding diversity of references to modern well known and fabric tradition, historical past and geography, and slang and technical jargon.

This extended and up to date significant other to the radical comprises greater than notes keyed to the 2006 Harper Perennial glossy Classics, the 1986 Harper Perennial Library, and the 1967 Bantam variations. nearly all of notes are interpretive, even if a few are designed to supply a historic context or to get well the which means of a reference that, through the years, has proved ephemeral. This new version provides quotations and paraphrases drawn from feedback released given that 1994, hence including greater than seventy new entries to the checklist of works pointed out. greater than fifty annotations were extra and a few 80 annotations were expanded.

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