Forms of the Land, the flow of water, the occurrence of what us'd to be call'd Miracles, all are Text, -- to be attended to, manipulated, read, remember'd. And so, in "Against the Day," Pynchon takes to the sky, as if to gain a better vantage on what lies beneath.
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However, setting his narrative notionally around the turn of the last century, he soon decides he would rather not look down after all. Far better to ponder alternative realities: "a giant railway-depot, with thousands of gates disposed radially in all dimensions, leading to tracks of departure to all manner of alternate Histories. Lovers of the detective genre might find echoes of Conan Doyle's peculiar American coal-mine-country intrigue, "The Valley of Fear"; fans of Horatio Alger will spot nods to by-your-own-bootstraps nostalgia; P.
Wodehouse fanatics will be amazed to discover abundant Woosterish scenes peopled by wacky Brits they belong to an esoteric society called True Worshippers of the Ineffable Tetractys, or T. Wells "Walloping Wellsianism!
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Among all these genre detours, one is particularly unexpected. Throughout, Pynchon embraces the conventions of classic children's fiction, not only using variants of their props and window-dressing J.
Rowling's "cloak of invisibility" and Diagon Alley; Philip Pullman's zeppelins, animal warriors and portals to lateral worlds; L. Frank Baum's gnomes and talking roses but also annexing the concept of an entire juvenile series, the Tom Swift scientific adventure books, for his Chums of Chance. The chums, mysteriously ageless boys, as immortal as inhabitants of Oz, sail among the clouds in their high-tech hydrogen airship, fulfilling assignments of unclear origin or purpose.
These adventurers float in the heavens, oblivious to the various forms of historic hell unscrolling on the landscape beneath their gondola. But Pynchon assigns them real-world doubles: the dead of World War I, "juvenile heroes of a World-Narrative -- unreflective and free," whose idealism flung them by the thousands into the muddy fields and trenches of Europe. Pynchon's Swiftian crew of Chums open the book, lifting off in their flying machine to head for the World's Fair in Chicago.
And yet, none of these diversionary tactics hide the author's intent. Even Miles Blundell, the jocular cook aboard the skyship Inconvenience cf Tom Swift's cowpoke cookie, Chow Winkler , picks up hints of it, "beaming good-humoredly" because he doesn't grasp the gravity of the situation. Pynchon subjects the Chums to reality tests, which they fail splendidly. He sends them on a perilous fool's errand under the sand; gives them a ride in a ramshackle time machine that shakes and roars and fills them with dread; and drops them at Candlebrow U.
There the Chums endure a chilling run-in with a group known as the Trespassers, grim visitors from the future who bring intimations of destruction and mortality. The boys recoil from the dark message, "ready to deal with hell itself, to betray anything and anyone if only they could be sent back to when they were young, be allowed to regain the early boys'-book innocence" they had previously enjoyed.
Luckily, like futuristic sylphs in a story by Wells, the Chums have a short memory, and soon embark on new missions, their resolve as resilient and self-renewing as fiction itself. Officially, they seek the same mythical Shambhala as earthbound men and women, but their real destination is their skyship. And even on the ground below, Pynchon's characters begin to doubt the sense of their own questing.
After a life of roving, Auberon Halfcourt adoptive father of the lascivious Yashmeen gives up his own quest, explaining, "For me, Shambhala, you see, turned out to be not a goal but an absence. Not the discovery of a place but the act of leaving the futureless place where I was. When Wells, the father of modern science fiction, published his first novel, "The Time Machine," in the newfangled genre was then known as "scientific romance" , he sent his time traveler to the year ,, to a post-apocalyptic terrain in which the upper classes had evolved into beautiful, helpless surface-dwelling innocents who served as food for a foul underground horde.
Returning briefly to the modern world to share this dismaying vision, the time traveler strapped himself back into his chrono-booth and disappeared for good. His abandoned contemporaries were left with the haunting question of why their friend had chosen not to stay with them. He "thought but cheerlessly of the Advancement of Mankind," they knew, and "saw in the growing pile of civilization only a foolish heaping that must inevitably fall back upon and destroy its makers in the end.
Sharing Wells's optimism and hopeful view of "futurity," they concluded that "it remains for us to live as though it were not so. Pynchon disagrees.
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