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dc.contributor.authorCassola, Arnold-
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-31T15:09:41Z-
dc.date.available2017-10-31T15:09:41Z-
dc.date.issued1985-
dc.identifier.citationCassola, A. (1985). Pynchon, V., and the Malta connection. Journal of Modern Literature, 12(2), 311-331.en_GB
dc.identifier.otherhttp://www.jstor.org/stable/3831326-
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.um.edu.mt/library/oar//handle/123456789/23259-
dc.description.abstractThe chapters in V. that deal with Malta arc an example of how Pynchon amalgamates fact and fiction, creating one inseparable whole. It is the writer's skill that renders this "inseparable whole" pleasant reading. It also takes a great deal of creative power to insert real facts into fiction, and Pynchon definitely possesses such capacity. Although Robert Sklar seems to have some doubts about the veracity of Pynchon's facts, my aim is to prove, at least when talking about historical episodes concerning Malta, that Pynchon has taken the trouble to investigate everything to the last detail. His "historical" narrative is based on documentary evidence.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen_GB
dc.publisherIndiana University Pressen_GB
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessen_GB
dc.subjectPynchon, Thomas,1937- . V. -- Criticism and interpretation.en_GB
dc.subjectMalta -- Description and travel -- 20th centuryen_GB
dc.subjectMalta -- History -- British occupation, 1800-1964en_GB
dc.subjectSette Giugno, 1919en_GB
dc.titlePynchon, V., and the Malta connectionen_GB
dc.typearticleen_GB
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dc.description.reviewedpeer-revieweden_GB
dc.publication.titleJournal of Modern Literatureen_GB
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