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I love reading. I'm fortunate enough to have signed books by Faulkner, Steinbeck, Thomas Pynchon.
John Larroquette

Meaning of "Pynchon" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PYNCHON

Pynchon  [ˈpɪntʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PYNCHON

noun
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pynchon is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PYNCHON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Pynchon

Pynchon is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: ▪ George M. Pynchon, American yacht racer ▪ Thomas Pynchon, American novelist ▪ Victoria Pynchon, American lawyer, attorney mediator, author and writer ▪ William Pynchon, colonial assistant treasurer and original patentee of the Massachusetts Bay Colony...

Definition of Pynchon in the English dictionary

The definition of Pynchon in the dictionary is Thomas. born 1937, US novelist, author of V, The Crying of Lot 49, Gravity's Rainbow, Mason and Dixon, and Against the Day.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PYNCHON


Christian
ˈkrɪstʃən
combustion
kəmˈbʌstʃən
congestion
kənˈdʒɛstʃən
digestion
dɪˈdʒɛstʃən
exhaustion
ɪɡˈzɔːstʃən
fortune
ˈfɔːtʃən
indigestion
ˌɪndɪˈdʒɛstʃən
ingestion
ɪnˈdʒɛstʃən
luncheon
ˈlʌntʃən
misfortune
mɪsˈfɔːtʃən
nuncheon
ˈnʌntʃən
preluncheon
priːˈlʌntʃən
puncheon
ˈpʌntʃən
question
ˈkwɛstʃən
richen
ˈrɪtʃən
scruncheon
ˈskrʌntʃən
scrunchion
ˈskrʌntʃən
scuncheon
ˈskʌntʃən
suggestion
səˈdʒɛstʃən
truncheon
ˈtrʌntʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PYNCHON

Pylos
Pym
pyoderma
pyodermic
pyogeneses
pyogenesis
pyogenic
pyoid
Pyongyang
Pyongyangology

WORDS THAT END LIKE PYNCHON

archon
cabochon
chon
colophon
cornichon
eulachon
gryphon
half-marathon
hexastichon
Inchon
marathon
McMahon
metarchon
Nihon
octastichon
phon
python
siphon
thon
Typhon

Synonyms and antonyms of Pynchon in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Pynchon» into 25 languages

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品钦
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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ar

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بينشون
280 millions of speakers

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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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ピンチョン
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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vi

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Pynchon
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பைன்சான்
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Pynchon
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Pynchon´ın
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
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Pynchon
10 millions of speakers
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Pynchon
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Pynchon

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2 QUOTES WITH «PYNCHON»

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Libba Bray
'Pastoralia' by George Saunders. Possibly my favorite book. It's one of the weirdest books I've ever read. If Monty Python and Thomas Pynchon had a love child, and it was raised by Frank Zappa on a weird commune, that would be this book.
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John Larroquette
I love reading. I'm fortunate enough to have signed books by Faulkner, Steinbeck, Thomas Pynchon.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PYNCHON»

Discover the use of Pynchon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Pynchon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Bleeding Edge
Reading Bleeding Edge, tearing up at the beauty of its sadness or the punches of its hilarity, you may realize it as the 9/11 novel you never knew you needed... a necessary novel and one that literary history has been waiting for.
Thomas Pynchon, 2013
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Gravity's Rainbow
Winner of the 1974 National Book Award “A screaming comes across the sky. . .” A few months after the Germans’ secret V-2 rocket bombs begin falling on London, British Intelligence discovers that a map of the city pinpointing the ...
Thomas Pynchon, 2012
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V.
The wild, macabre tale of the twentieth century and of two men—one looking for something he has lost, the other with nothing much to lose—and “V.,” the unknown woman of the title.
Thomas Pynchon, 2012
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The Crying of Lot 49
The highly original satire about Oedipa Maas, a woman who finds herself enmeshed in a worldwide conspiracy, meets some extremely interesting characters and attains a not inconsiderable amount of self-knowledge.
Thomas Pynchon, 2012
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Inherent Vice
In this lively yarn, Thomas Pynchon, working in an unaccustomed genre, provides a classic illustration of the principle that if you can remember the sixties, you weren’t there . . . or . . . if you were there, then you . . . or, wait, is ...
Thomas Pynchon, 2012
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Against the Day
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Washington Post Best Book of the Year Spanning the era between the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 and the years just after World War I, and constantly moving between locations across the globe ...
Thomas Pynchon, 2012
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Mason & Dixon
Here is their story as reimagined by Thomas Pynchon, featuring Native Americans and frontier folk, ripped bodices, naval warfare, conspiracies erotic and political, major caffeine abuse.
Thomas Pynchon, 2012
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Slow Learner
Compiling five short stories originally written between 1959 and 1964, Slow Learner showcases Thomas Pynchon’s writing before the publication of his first novel V. The stories compiled here are “The Small Rain,” “Low-lands,” ...
Thomas Pynchon, 2012
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The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Pynchon
This essential Companion to Thomas Pynchon provides all the necessary tools to unlock the challenging fiction of this postmodern master.
Inger H. Dalsgaard, Luc Herman, Brian McHale, 2012
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Thomas Pynchon
Harold Bloom suggests Mason & Dixon is Thomas Pynchon's masterpiece to date, though he calls The Crying of Lot 49 a visionary romance. This text offers critical essays on these and other works, including V. and Gravity's Rainbow.
Harold Bloom, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PYNCHON»

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Inherent Vice review – Thomas Pynchon's stoner mystery runs out of …
Stumbling out of Paul Thomas Anderson's deliriously woozy adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's 2009 stoner mystery novel, I wondered whether this is what it ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»
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Inherent Vice, film review: Beautiful but hazy shades of Pynchon
It would take a film-maker of rare boldness to try and adapt one of Thomas Pynchon's dense and eternally digressive anti-narratives for the screen. Paul Thomas ... «The Independent, Jan 15»
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Paul Thomas Anderson on filming Thomas Pynchon's 'Inherent Vice …
he's the first film-maker to properly take on Thomas Pynchon. ... Anderson is equally coy on whether he met Pynchon to discuss the book, but concedes that the ... «The Independent, Jan 15»
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Inherent Vice: why Thomas Pynchon is made for the movies
In Pynchon's case, there is a particular melancholy to the long wait, since few ... set in London and Germany in 1944-45, and where Pynchon displays equal ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
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'Inherent Vice' — The First and Last Thomas Pynchon Movie?
Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson is the director of the film Inherent Vice , based on the 2009 novel of the same name by author Thomas Pynchon. Joaquin ... «2paragraphs.com, Jan 15»
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Anderson's Pynchon Adaptation 'Inherent Vice:' A Stylish, Slow Burn
A famously unadaptable postmodern novelist and one of Hollywood's preeminent neo-auteurs. The circuit loop between Thomas Pynchon and Paul Thomas ... «WBUR, Jan 15»
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Improbably, Pynchon's 'Inherent Vice' translates well to the screen
The very things I love about them — Pynchon's polymathic knowledge about an astounding number of topics, his vastly intricate plots, his enormous casts of ... «Tampabay.com, Dec 14»
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If You Liked Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice, Will You Like Paul …
To read Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice is to trip through a convoluted, psychedelic detective mystery, where one minute things seem clear and the next the ... «Slate Magazine, Dec 14»
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Photos: Thomas Pynchon's Apartment In Manhattan Beach, The City …
The ever reclusive and anonymous Thomas Pynchon is now America's favorite author to scrutinize and speculate ever since the death of J.D. Salinger passed ... «LAist, Dec 14»
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Review: Inherent Vice: Pynchon and PT Anderson Share a Joint
Pynchon meets Anderson: that sounds intimidating. One thinks of the sprawl of characters, the collision of authorial tones, the hailstorm of literary references in ... «TIME, Dec 14»

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