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Pynchon's New Worlds

International Pynchon Week 2017

La Rochelle, June 5-9, 2017


Zofia Kolbuszewska
Wroclaw University (Wroclaw)

Zofia Kolbuszewska, currently Associate Professor in the Department of English, Wrocław University, Poland is the author of two books, The Poetics of Chronotope in the Novels of Thomas Pynchon (2000) and The Purloined Child: American Identity and Representations of Childhood in American Literature 1851-2000 (2007), and several articles on Thomas Pynchon, American postmodernism, American Gothic, ekphrasis, neobaroque, and forensic imagination. She edited a collection of essays Thomas Pynchon and the (De)vices of Global (Post)modernity (2012), and co-edited, with Barbara Klonowska and Grzegorz Maziarczyk, two collections of essays on utopia: Echoes of Utopia: Notions, Rhetoric, Poetics (2012) and (Im)perfection Subverted, Reloaded and Networked: Utopian Discourse across Media (2015). She is currently working on a project on Thomas Pynchon and neobaroque and one on forensic imagination in contemporary culture.

This presentation is part of the panel SOUNDS with Christian Hänggi | Zofia Kolbuszewska | Justin St. Clair and scheduled in the Hôtel Fleuriau: Tuesday 6 June, from 09:00 to 10:30, chaired by Georgios Maragos.