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Philip Roth: Nemeses: Everyman/Indignation/The Humbling/Nemesis
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Philip Roth: Nemeses: Everyman/Indignation/The Humbling/Nemesis

Philip Roth, Ross Miller

What kind of choices fatally shape a life? How does the individual withstand the onslaught of circumstance? These are the dark questions that animate Nemeses, the quartet of thematically related short novels that are published...

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Philip Roth: The American Trilogy
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Philip Roth: The American Trilogy

Philip Roth, Ross Miller

Ross Miller wrote the chronology and notes for this volume --P. facing t.p. verso.

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Philip Roth: Novels, 1973-1977
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Philip Roth: Novels, 1973-1977

Philip Roth, Ross Miller

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Philip Roth: Novels 1967-1972
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Philip Roth: Novels 1967-1972

Philip Roth, Ross Miller

Volume 2 in what will be the definitive 8-volume collector's edition of Philip Roth's fiction includes Portnoy's Complaint, Our Gang, When She Was Good, and The Breast.

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Philip Roth: Novels and Stories 1959-1962
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Philip Roth: Novels and Stories 1959-1962

Philip Roth, Ross Miller

Here for the first time in an authoritative two-volume reader's edition are the fresh social observations contained within Roth's six books: Goodbye Columbus, Letting Go, When She Was Good, Portnoy's Complaint, Our Gang, and ...

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Political Initiation in the Novels of Philip Roth
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Political Initiation in the Novels of Philip Roth

Claudia Franziska Bruhwiler

Political Initiation in the Novels of Philip Roth exemplifies how literature and, specifically, the work of Philip Roth can help readers understand the ways in which individuals develop their political identity, learn to...

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Philip Roth: Novels 2001-2007: The Dying Animal / The Plot Against America / Exit Ghost (Library of America #236)
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Philip Roth: Novels 2001-2007: The Dying Animal / The Plot Against America / Exit Ghost (Library of America #236)

Philip Roth, Ross Miller

The definitive Philip Roth edition continues with three novels written in his late sixties and early seventies. The Dying Animal (2001) marks the final return of David Kepesh from The Breast (1972) and The Professor of...

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Philip Roth: Zuckerman Bound: A Trilogy and Epilogue 1979-1985
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Philip Roth: Zuckerman Bound: A Trilogy and Epilogue 1979-1985

Philip Roth, Ross Miller

This fourth volume of The Library of America's definitive edition of Roth's collected works presents four novels that recount the story of budding American writer Nathan Zuckerman. Includes The Ghost Writer, Zuckerman Unbound,...

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Philip Roth
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Philip Roth

Hermione Lee

A study of Philip Roth as a major twentieth-century writer. Setting the novelist's work in the context of Jewish-American writing (and Jewish-American families) and twentieth-century American politics, it explores the...

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Philip Roth: Fiction and Power
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Philip Roth: Fiction and Power

Patrick Hayes

Philip Roth: Fiction and Power explores how Roth emerged as a writer, examining his impact on questions about the value of literature and the literary canon, the nature of tragedy, the relationship between art and the unconscious,...

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Philip Roth
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Philip Roth

Hermione Lee

A study of Philip Roth as a major twentieth-century writer. Setting the novelist's work in the context of Jewish-American writing (and Jewish-American families) and twentieth-century American politics, it explores the...

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Philip Roth
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Philip Roth

David Brauner

A study of one of the most important contemporary American novelist, Philip Roth. This book offers a view of Roth as an intellectually adventurous and stylistically brilliant writer who constantly reinvents himself in surprising...

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Political Initiation in the Novels of Philip Roth
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Political Initiation in the Novels of Philip Roth

Claudia Franziska Bruhwiler

Political Initiation in the Novels of Philip Roth exemplifies how literature and, specifically, the work of Philip Roth can help readers understand the ways in which individuals develop their political identity, learn to...

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The Major Phases of Philip Roth
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The Major Phases of Philip Roth

David Gooblar

Contains an account and reflection on each diverse stage of Philip Roth's fifty-year career. This book confronts his diversity by accounting for each stage of Rothian preoccupation, from the comedy and seriousness to the Judaism...

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The Cambridge Companion to Philip Roth
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The Cambridge Companion to Philip Roth

Timothy Parrish

The most comprehensive and up-to-date overview available for students, scholars and readers of Roth.

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The Cambridge Companion to Philip Roth
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The Cambridge Companion to Philip Roth

Timothy Parrish

The most comprehensive and up-to-date overview available for students, scholars and readers of Roth.

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The Major Phases of Philip Roth
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The Major Phases of Philip Roth

David Gooblar

Includes an account and reflection on each diverse stage of Philip Roth's fifty-year career. This book confronts his diversity by accounting for each stage of Rothian preoccupation, from the comedy and seriousness to the Judaism...

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Philip Roth
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Philip Roth

David Brauner

A study of one of the most important contemporary American novelist, Philip Roth. This book offers a view of Roth as an intellectually adventurous and stylistically brilliant writer who constantly reinvents himself in surprising...

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Philip Roth-The Continuing Presence: New Essays on Psychological Themes
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Philip Roth-The Continuing Presence: New Essays on Psychological Themes

Jane Statlander-Slote

This is a ground-breaking collection of psychologically-themed, new, contemporary essays on Philip Roth written by some of the most prestigious and prominent Roth scholars in the world. There are also included important studies of...

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My Life as a Man
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My Life as a Man

Philip Roth

A young novelist's obsession with proving his manhood is transferred to his fiction and echoed in his tempestuous marriage.

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Everyman
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Everyman

Philip Roth

Intended to be the personification of mankind, this work traces from the author's first shocking confrontation with death on the idyllic beaches of his childhood summers. It is a human story of the regret and loss and stoicism of...

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The Humbling
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The Humbling

Philip Roth

Everything is over for Simon Axler. One of the leading American stage actors of his generation, now in his sixties, he has lost his magic, his talent and his assurance. When he goes on stage he feels like a lunatic and looks like...

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The Facts: A Novelist's Autobiography
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The Facts: A Novelist’s Autobiography

Philip Roth

A work of candour and inventiveness, instructive particularly in its revelation of the interplay between life and art. It concentrates on five episodes from Philip Roth's life.

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American Pastoral
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American Pastoral

Philip Roth

Seymour Levov, a devoted family man and inheritor of his father's factory, comes of age in thriving post-war America. His daughter Merry is the apple of his eye until America begins to run amok in the turbulent 1960s, and Merry...

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Reading Myself and Others
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Reading Myself and Others

Philip Roth

Collects the interviews, essays and articles that span a quarter of a century of Philip Roth's distinguished career and 'reveal a preoccupation with the relationship between the written and the unwritten world.'

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The Ghost Writer
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The Ghost Writer

Philip Roth

Introduces Nathan Zuckerman in the 1950s; a budding writer infatuated with the Great Books, discovering the contradictory claims of literature and experience while an overnight guest in the secluded New England farmhouse of his...

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Indignation
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Indignation

Philip Roth

It is 1951 in America, the second year of the Korean War. A studious, law-abiding, intense youngster from Newark, New Jersey, Marcus Messner is beginning his sophomore year on the pastoral, conservative campus of Ohio's Winesburg...

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Nemesis
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Nemesis

Philip Roth

It's Summer, 1944. In the 'stifling heat of equatorial Newark', a terrifying epidemic is raging. Vigorous, decent, twenty-three year old playground director Bucky Cantor is devoted to his charges and disappointed with himself...

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Portnoy's Complaint
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Portnoy’s Complaint

Philip Roth

A story that tells about the confession of Alexander Portnoy who is thrust through life by his unappeasable sexuality, yet held back at the same time by the iron grip of his unforgettable childhood.

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Deception
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Deception

Philip Roth

A famous writer and his mistress meet in a room without a bed. They talk, they play games with each other, they have sex, they tell lies. This work since Complaint , explores adultery and the unmasking of illicit lovers in a...

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The Great American Novel
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The Great American Novel

Philip Roth

Gill Gamesh, John Baal, Rupert Mundys: If you've never heard of them, it's because of the Communist plot, and the capitalist scandal, that expunged the entire Patriot League from baseball memory. This novel turns baseball's status...

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The Prague Orgy
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The Prague Orgy

Philip Roth

Nathan Zuckerman is visiting Prague, where intellectuals come searching for Kafta, where misfits who don't submit decently to their misfortunes act out a comedy of manners in decadence. Here Zuckerman meets Olga, and brings home...

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Philip Roth: American Pastoral, the Human Stain, the Plot Against America
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Philip Roth: American Pastoral, the Human Stain, the Plot Against America

Debra Shostak, David Brauner, Dean J. Franco, Jennifer Glaser, Andrew Gordon

A collection of essays on Philip Roth offering critical readings and assessments of texts. It illuminates Roth's multilayered perceptions of twentieth-century America as a place, a culture, and an idea that shapes its inhabitants...

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Critical Companion to Philip Roth: a Literary Reference to His Life and Work
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Critical Companion to Philip Roth: a Literary Reference to His Life and Work

Ira Bruce Nadel

Critical Companion to Philip Roth is a comprehensive reference to this talented writer's life and works. Coverage includes: A concise but thorough biography of Roth Entries on all of Roth's works, including American...

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Philip Roth: American Pastoral, the Human Stain, the Plot Against America
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Philip Roth: American Pastoral, the Human Stain, the Plot Against America

Debra Shostak, David Brauner, Dean J. Franco, Jennifer Glaser, Andrew Gordon

Philip Roth has without doubt been one of the most important writers of fiction in the United States during the latter part of the twentieth century. This title collects essays by noted Roth scholars on three essential novels...

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Imagination in Transit: Fiction of Philip Roth
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Imagination in Transit: Fiction of Philip Roth

Stephen Wade

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A Writer at Work
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A Writer at Work

Philip Roth, Volker Hage

* This is a rare collection of interviews with Philip Roth and portraits of the man and his work. * In a clear and direct way, Roth speaks openly about his views on a wide range of topics, from US politics and American culture to...

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Philip Roth Considered: The Concentrationary Universe of the American Writer
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Philip Roth Considered: The Concentrationary Universe of the American Writer

Steven Milowitz

This book comprehensively surveys Roth's works, focusing on the thematic unity, which binds them together: the memory of the Holocaust and the altered universe born of that memory.

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Pastoral Americana
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Pastoral Americana

Philip Roth, Jordi Fibla

Seymour Levov es el modelo a seguir por todos los muchachos judios de New Jersey, es un gran atleta y mejor hijo, y es el solido heredero de la fabrica de guantes que su padre levanto desde la nada. Seymour ha rebasado la mitad...

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The Human Stain
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The Human Stain

Philip Roth

Set in 1998, with the backdrop of the impeachment of a president, this book shows us an America where conflicting moralities and ideological divisions result in public denunciations and houndings, and where innocence is not always...

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Maurizio Cattelan
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Maurizio Cattelan

Philip Roth, Maurizio Cattelan, Marc Etkind, Nancy Spector, Francesco Bonami

In a special mini format devised by the famously irreverent Italian artist.

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The Counterlife
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The Counterlife

Philip Roth

Novelist Nathan Zuckerman challenges the many schemes concocted by people around him for reversing their seemingly irreversible destinies.

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Patrimony: A True Story
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Patrimony: A True Story

Philip Roth

Herman Roth is eighty-six years old, a widower and retired insurance manager, suffering from a brain tumour and fighting death. In a remarkable act of memory, elegy and appreciation, the author creates his most irrepressible and...

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Sabbath's Theater
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Sabbath’s Theater

Philip Roth

For the first time in paperback, here is the bold and utterly outrageous new novel of a libidinous 64-year-old curmudgeon by the National Book Award winner, Philip Roth.

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Shop Talk: A Writer and His Colleagues and Their Work
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Shop Talk: A Writer and His Colleagues and Their Work

Philip Roth

Features a diverse cast of writers who explore the importance of region, politics, and history in their work and trace the imaginative path by which a writer's highly individualised art is informed by the wider conditions of life....

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Our Gang: Starring Trick and His Friends
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Our Gang: Starring Trick and His Friends

Philip Roth

A political satire, this work is an indignant response to the phenomenon of Richard M Nixon. In the character of Trick E. Dixon, it show us a man who outdoes the severest cynic, a peace-loving Quaker and believer in the sanctity...

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Operation Shylock
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Operation Shylock

Philip Roth

A Moses in reverse and a man whose self-appointed task is to lead the Jews out of Israel and back to Europe is at the center of this meditation on identity.

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Exit Ghost
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Exit Ghost

Philip Roth

Nathan Zuckerman, the indomitable literary adventurer of Roth's nine Zuckerman books, finds himself involved--as he never wanted or intended to be--with love, mourning, desire, and animosity.

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