Teaching Pynchon

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At its worst, Pynchon’s prose is a beautiful failure. At its best, Pynchon’s prose is revelatory.

Nick Ripatrazone, writing for The Millions, talks about what makes it so hard to teach The Crying of Lot 49.


P.E. Garcia is an Editor-at-Large for the Rumpus and a contributor to HTMLGiant. They currently live in Philadelphia, where they were recently accidentally elected to be Judge of Elections. Find them on Twitter: @AvantGarcia. More from this author →