• Mindless Pleasures

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    Mindless Pleasures

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Many essays on Pynchon's epic Gravity's Rainbow (1973) begin by commenting on the increasing pile of books, articles and dissertations the novel has generated. Add to this heap paintings. I was quite pleased to see Paul Coleman's Gravity's Rainbow-inspired paintings in recent issues of Pynchon Notes and Smart. It is satisfying to know I am not crying in the wilderness. I have also been inspired by Gravity's Rainbow and have produced a number of paintings based on the book. Where Pynchon has proved most beneficial to me, however, is as a secondary source.

How to Cite: Kay, M . (1989) “Mindless Pleasures”, Pynchon Notes. doi: 10.16995/pn.295

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22 Sep 1989