Pynchon's use of sources, his cryptic references to arcane materials, and his encyclopedic range of reference are all aspects of his work that have intrigued scholars and readers alike. Even though it is not necessary to know all the historical and scientific facts that he mentions in order to enjoy his narratives, some knowledge of the sources does tend' to add to our understanding and appreciation of the texts.
How to Cite:
Qazi, J., (1980). Source Materials for Thomas Pynchon's Fiction: An Annotated Bibliography . Pynchon Notes . ( 2 ) , pp . 7–19 . DOI: http://doi.org/10.16995/pn.509