Inherent Other

Oh if I could just get to Poland… Of Pynchon And Vice: America’s Inherent Other (International Pynchon Week), June 09-12, 2010, Lublin, Poland full name / name of organization: Zofia Kolbuszewska, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin contact email: zofkol@kul.lublin.pl cfp categories: american cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches science_and_culture theory twentieth_century_and_beyond While focusing on AGAINST TH DAY […]

More Pynchon & Inherent Vice

I’ve sadly fallen far behind on things thans to some traveling and a backlog of work.  Here’s some new links that have been sent my way while I’ve been gone from the internets. First the Inherent Vice trailer from Penguin Press: Of course the question is who did the narration… Next is a map of […]

What makes a detective…

Louis Menand gives us a glimpse into Inherent Vice over at the New Yorker by using Chandler as the base comparitor.  Given the history of detectives, and not just the literary one, it’s worth asking if hardboiled and honorable is really the status quo.

Inherent Vice

I’m probably behind in finding out about this (stupid grad school), but apparently Pynchon has a new book coming out next year called Inherent Vice.  From the description I found here: It’s been awhile since Doc Sportello has seen his ex-girlfriend. Suddenly out of nowhere she shows up with a story about a plot to […]