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Entropy In Pynchon's "Entropy" And Lefebvre's The Production Of Space, Jason Snart Nov 2001

Entropy In Pynchon's "Entropy" And Lefebvre's The Production Of Space, Jason Snart

Jason A Snart

In his paper, "Entropy in Pynchon's 'Entropy' and Lefebvre's The Production of Space," Jason Snart examines Thomas Pynchon's short story "Entropy" for the ways in which it deals with the kinds of disorder(s) associated with entropy as a thermodynamic and informational concept. Those concepts are installed as a framework within which to consider cultural studies work like Henri Lefebfre's thought in his The Production of Space and Ludwig von Bertalanffy's general systems theory and themodynamics: disorder is rendered not as confusion, but rather as a state of potential energy and productivity and Lefebvre's ...


Tabucchi E Il Ruolo Dell’Intellettuale, Flavia Brizio-Skov Dec 2000

Tabucchi E Il Ruolo Dell’Intellettuale, Flavia Brizio-Skov

Flavia Brizio-Skov

No abstract provided.


The Rhetoric Of War And Peace: Peter Handke's 'Questioning While Weeping', Scott Abbott Dec 2000

The Rhetoric Of War And Peace: Peter Handke's 'Questioning While Weeping', Scott Abbott

Scott Abbott

No abstract provided.


Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 21-30, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth Dec 2000

Wild Rides, Wild Flowers, 21-30, Scott Abbott, Sam Rushforth

Scott Abbott

No abstract provided.