THE LITERARY INDEX

LITERARY CRITICISM AND ANALYSIS OF NOVELS AND POETRY

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Vineland
By Thomas Pynchon

In this essay by Peter Baker of Towson State University examining the postmodern concerns of this novel, as well as Don DeLillo's Mao II and Neil Jordan's film The Crying Game.
In this essay, James Berger of George Mason University looks at the role of nostalgia in Pynchon's novel.
A paper by Márk Kaposvári of the University of Szeged, looking at satire in this novel and Pynchon's portrayal of its characters.
An essay by Bruce A. Sullivan exploring this novel's treatment of the postmodern concept of 'master-narratives', with analysis of the text.