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  Vineland - LoveToKnow 1911
It is served by the Central of New Jersey and the West Jersey and Seashore railways, and by electric railway to Millville and Bridgeton.
Vineland is situated at an altitude of 90-118 ft. above the sea, on a generally level or slightly undulating plain, and has unusually broad, straight and well-shaded streets.
Vineland was founded in 1861 by Charles K. Landis (1835-1900), who conceived the idea of creating a settlement in the almost uninhabited "Pines" of Southern New Jersey; and after purchasing a large tract he laid out a village with small farms adjoining.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Vineland   (375 words)

  
 Amazon.de: Vineland.: English Books: Thomas Pynchon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Vineland is vintage Pynchon, full of quasi-allegorical characters, elaborate unresolved subplots, corny songs ("Floozy with an Uzi"), movie spoofs (Pee-wee Herman in The Robert Musil Story), and illicit sex (including a macho variation on the infamous sportscar scene in V. Pynchon fans have waited 17 years for this novel, and they won't be disappointed.
Vineland is, of course, the name of the mythical California setting of the book, but it is also the name Leif Ericsson gave to North America.
"Vineland" is a well written critique of American society in the 1980's, the decade in which the American government could finally claim control and ownership of its citizens.
www.amazon.de /Vineland-Thomas-Pynchon/dp/0749391413   (1454 words)

  
 Vineland, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vineland, Millville and Bridgeton are the three principal New Jersey cities of the Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area which encompasses those three cities and all of Cumberland County for statistical purposes.
Vineland was also the birth place of Welch's Grape Juice and previously had the Palace of Depression until it was burnt down.
Vineland's founder, Charles K. Landis is also credited by Cyrus Dezfuli in his doctoral dissertation from the University of Pennsylvania, with being the originator of the idea to construct the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vineland,_New_Jersey   (1588 words)

  
 Pynchon's Vineland: The War on Drugs and the Coming Police-State
Vineland describes America as "scabland garrison state," where organized political dissent is monitored and ultimately destroyed by the federal government.
Re-reading Vineland during the steady loss of civil liberties during the George W. Bush regime, we are reminded of the long genesis of the repression: police used as strike-breakers in the 19
Vineland is the story of the repression of the counterculture, and the origins of the wider culture wars.
www.thesatirist.com /books/Vineland.html   (4026 words)

  
 Vineland News
VINELAND -- An 18-month-old girl who suffered a severe head injury when a television fell on her Sunday morning died Monday in Cooper University Hospital in Camden.
VINELAND -- A city man was charged with drunken driving and his passenger was critically injured after two cars collided on Route 55 north of Garden Road shortly after 3 a.m.
VINELAND -- The Cumberland County SPCA is appealing for the safe return of a 7-week-old puppy stolen from the North Delsea Drive shelter earlier this week.
www.topix.net /city/vineland-nj   (607 words)

  
 Vineland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other uses, see Vineland (disambiguation) Vineland is a 1990 novel by Thomas Pynchon, a postmodern tale of cultural tumult, social upheaval, rock music and drug use.
Its central locale is Vineland, California, a fictional small town in California's Anderson Valley (perhaps based upon Boonville).
The title Vineland may be a play on the word "Hollywood", or a reference to the first Viking civilization in North America, Vinland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vineland   (531 words)

  
 Thanatoids and narrative sliding in Vineland: a reading of Pynchons novel
Death, those who live it, and decentred subjectivity all have their places in Vineland, and hence, I would like to take this opportunity to discuss their implications in terms of this fundamental lack that marks poststructuralist discourse.
On page 188 of Vineland (Pynchon, 1990), around the story of Vato and Blood and their Thanatoid ferrying operation a fascinating 'event' happens in the text.
Berger, J. (1995) 'Cultural Trauma and the "Timeless Burst": Pynchon's Revision of Nostalgia in Vineland', in Postmodern Culture.
members.tripod.com /~duPrie/vineland.htm   (1730 words)

  
 Pynchon - Papers: "Totalizing Postmodernism: Master-narratives in Pynchon's Vineland"
Vineland concludes with an exchange from one master-narrative to another, and readers are left feeling both relief and despair.
The conclusion of Vineland presents a curious exchange, and it demonstrates Pynchon's surrender to the master-narrative.
"The New Historicist Creepers of Vineland." Critique 36.4 (1995): 237-48.
www.themodernword.com /pynchon/papers_sullivan.html   (1811 words)

  
 Hotels in Vineland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Vineland, NJ This hotel is located off Highway 55, 41 miles from the Philadelphia Intl Airport.
Vineland, NJ Located at the junction of Route 55 and Landis Avenue, this hotel is midway between Philadelphia and Atlantic City.
Vineland, NJ This hotel is four miles from Cumberland Mall, nine miles from the Museum of American Glass, and 16 miles from Garrison Lake.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/NewJersey/Vineland.asp   (262 words)

  
 Vineland Summary
The American novelist Thomas Pynchon (born 1937) is best known for V., The Crying of Lot 49, and Gravity's Rainbow, Vineland, and Mason and Dixon, complex fictions noted for their encyclopedic erudition and parodistic, labyrinthine plots.
Thomas Pynchon 's ancestral roots go deep into the soil of America--an appropriate genealogy for a writer whose overriding concern in his fictional project is the construction of "America" and the necessary conditions for living within that construction....
Vineland is a 1990 novel by Thomas Pynchon, a postmodern tale of cultural tumult, social upheaval, rock music and drug use.
www.bookrags.com /Vineland   (192 words)

  
 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice - Local Market Conditions
Homes and properties in Vineland have been on the upswing in the last few years just as some other parts of the "Country" They range from the $100,000 to the $500,000 and up.
"Vineland" is the largest city in Cumberland County, of course, with a much bigger population.
Location Characteristics: "Vineland" is located in the northern, central part of Cumberland County, New Jersey, west of Atlantic City and east of the Delaware River.
realtytimes.com /rtmcrcond/New_Jersey~Vineland~billlamanteer   (354 words)

  
 VINELAND HOUSING AUTHORITY
The Vineland Housing Authority Administration Building is located at: 191 W. Chestnut Ave.
We are proud to be serving the Vineland area since 1965.
The mission of the Vineland Housing Authority is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.
www.vha.org   (146 words)

  
 Pynchon - Guides: Vineland
Cultural Trauma and the "Timeless Burst": Pynchon’s Revision of Nostalgia in Vineland
Written by Dr. Berger of GMU, this excellent paper discusses Vineland as a work in which the trauma of the 60’s coexists with its effects in the 80’s, and points to a deeper understanding of complex relationship between the Left and the Right.
Vineland in the Novels of John Barth and Thomas Pynchon
www.themodernword.com /pynchon/pynchon_vineland.html   (386 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Vineland (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics): Books: Thomas Pynchon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The prose of "Vineland" almost forces you to slow down and savor it, and, given the wealth of historical and cultural moments to which Pynchon either pays subtle homage or deals a slight blow, you NEED to slow down.
"Vineland" charts the counter-culture's successes and failures in a very fair way, and measures the 1960s against the larger tradition of radical politics in America dating back to the first-half of the twentieth century.
Vineland is a novel about how America, even though it has admitted its errors, refuses to change in order to improve itself.
www.amazon.com /Vineland-Penguin-Twentieth-Century-Classics-Pynchon/dp/0141180633   (2515 words)

  
 2000 Vineland Memorial Day Tournament
The Vineland Lynx Boys Under-16 soccer team won their division at the 12th Annual Vineland Memorial Day Tournament.
The Vineland Hurricanes roared back from a lackluster first half deficit to capture the Under-13 Boys Division of the 12th Annual Vineland Memorial Tournament.
The Vineland Soccer Association is gearing up for its 12th Annual Memorial Day Tournament on May 27, 28, and 29, 2000.
www.sjsports.com /soccer/vinelandsa/2000tournament   (397 words)

  
 Vineland Public School
This website has been created in the interest of the students, parents and staff of Vineland Public School.
The District School Board of Niagara is not responsible for any access to sites, or for the information found at sites, over which it has no control (i.e., those sites outside of the pages created specifically by the school).
Vineland Public School empowers each and every student with the tools and skills necessary to become life long learners.
www.dsbn.edu.on.ca /Schools/Vineland   (110 words)

  
 Vineland Park Baptist
We are a reformed body of believers located in Hueytown, Alabama adhering to the true Biblical Gospel that was preached by  our Lord Himself and the Apostles.
We believe that the Sovereign God has ordained the preaching of the Gospel as the only means whereby spiritually dead sinners may come to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Vineland Park is a missionary oriented church which supports the Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Program.
www.vinelandparkbaptist.org   (221 words)

  
 Vineland Estates - Niagara Winery Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Welcome to Vineland Estates Winery situated on the slopes of the Niagara Escarpment with Lake Ontario in the distance, Vineland Estates Winery has been consistently referred to as "Ontario's Most Picturesque Winery".
Vineland, ON - Vineland Estates Winery was honoured last night with a "2003 Award of Distinction" at the Ontario Chamber of Commerce's Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala Dinner at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
This year, Vineland Estates Winery was selected for the award from more than 100 nominees, with businesses ranging from auto manufacturing to logistics Awards of Distinction were granted to businesses having established a solid reputation for maintaining the highest level of excellence.
www.niagarawineryguide.com /vineland-estates/index.shtml   (798 words)

  
 Boys and Girls Club of Vineland ---- The Positive Place For Kids!!
Boys and Girls Club of Vineland (formerly Broaden Your Horizons) was established in 1997 and is a registered New Jersey non-profit corporation.
The mission of the organization is to offer programs that target all at-risk, disadvantaged inner-city Vineland area youth, both male and female.
Boys and Girls Club of Vineland is open to all Vineland youth, fourth grade through high school, regardless of race, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability or native language.
www.vinelandbgc.org   (172 words)

  
 Vineland Syrup Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Perhaps the biggest difference between Vineland Syrup, Inc. and our competitors is the level of service we provide.
When your equipment breaks down during lunchtime, a busy Saturday evening, or you need an emergency delivery on Friday afternoon, you need service, not attitude from corporate giants that assume they have your business anyway.
For over 40 years Vineland Syrup, Inc. has provided quality product and timely service to hundreds of loyal and valued customers in New Jersey, Delaware, and greater Philadelphia.
www.vinelandsyrup.com   (175 words)

  
 Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce - Welcome
Welcome to the Greater Vineland Chamber of Commerce's 'home' on the World Wide Web, yet another example of our flexibility and responsiveness in meeting the challenges of today's changing business environment.
Business leaders in the Greater Vineland area realize the importance of retaining a dynamic economy, and we understand that business growth is essential to the overall well being of our community.
See the Vineland NJ Community Guide on the Community Profile Network.
www.vinelandchamber.org   (259 words)

  
 Vineland
Per your request, we are submitting a written statement asking for testing of our son, 7th grade, age 14, using the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale (VABS), that the school administer that test and why.
The rationale for having the Vineland test done is that the scores on the Vineland for children who have FAS/E are much lower than the IQ scores.
Given that there are three possible tests for measuring Michael's social functionality, that is VABS, PIC and FABS, I believe that the Vineland test (VABS) is the most accessible, considered technically sound, the cheapest to administer and adequately meets my son's needs.
www.come-over.to /FAS/VinelandRationale.htm   (712 words)

  
 Vineland Public Schools: Home
The mission of the Vineland Public Schools is based upon the conviction that all students can learn.
We recognize that learning is the result of a strong partnership of parents, teachers and the community, as students are challenged to become active participants in the quest for excellence.
Vineland Named as One of the Top Tech-Savvy School Boards Announced by the
www.vineland.org /vps.html   (280 words)

  
 Vineland Real Estate Agents, Vineland Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Vineland
We also have information on Vineland home selling, home buying and mortgages, movers and other realty services for anyone looking to sell a home or buy a home in Vineland, NJ.
HomeGain provides Vineland, New Jersey real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Vineland realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Vineland real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Vineland home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Vineland real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/NJ/vineland.html   (497 words)

  
 LEONG v VINELAND CELLULAR TELEPHONE - Legal Case Documents
(the "Surviving Company") upon the written consent of Old Vineland's majority stockholder (the "Merger"), (ii) the Surviving Company was the surviving company in the Merger, (iii) the Merger became effective on September 27, 2000, and (iv) he was entitled to exercise appraisal rights under Section 262 of the Delaware General Corporation Law.
A true and correct copy of pertinent portions of the Notice sent to Petitioner is attached hereto as Exhibit A. Petitioner was a stockholder of Old Vineland to whom the Notice was directed.
On October 12, 2000, Petitioner sent a written demand for appraisal of his Old Vineland Shares (the "Appraisal Demand") to the Surviving Company at the address specified in the Notice.
www.legalcasedocs.com /120/239/929.html   (783 words)

  
 Bed & Breakfast Vineland NJ New Jersey Hotels Vacation Rentals Cabins
This South Jersey hotel is minutes away from Vineland Industrial Park, South Jersey Regional Medical Center, General Mills, Wheaton Village and Millville's Art District.
This Vineland Hotel is South of Philadelphia and Camden area and just a half an hour from most Jersey Shore points...Atlantic City, Wildwood, Cape May and Ocean City.
The Wingate Inn Vineland is South Jersey?s newest hotel, located in heart of Vineland?s business district.
www.discoverourtown.com /NJ/Vineland/Lodging-1133.html   (805 words)

  
 Teen Talk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
First prize for each category was $25 cash provided by the Friends of the Vineland Public Library and publication of the winning entries in The Daily Journal's "Neighbors" section.
Third prize was three free passes to USA Grand Slam Cinema in Vineland.
Prizes were compliments of the Friends of the Vineland Public Library, the Cumberland Mall and USA Grand Slam Cinema in Vineland.
www.vineland.lib.nj.us /Young_Adults/teenwrite.html   (2931 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Vineland: Books: Thomas Pynchon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I was vaguely aware of Thomas Pynchon's reputation as a recluse, and I suppose I just thought it was about time I discovered what all the fuss what about, expecting an anti-climactic disappointment.
Vineland was my introduction to Pynchon ten years ago, and I think it's aged very well.
On its own, it's a brilliant book, a dissection of America's rebellion years of the Sixties and the clampdown decade of the Eighties.
www.amazon.co.uk /Vineland-Thomas-Pynchon/dp/0749391413   (533 words)

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