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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: 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: 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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Philip Roth
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Philip Roth

Hermione Lee

On its original publication in 1982 this book was the first full-length study of Philip Roth as a major twentieth-century writer. As well as setting the novelists work in the context of Jewish-American writing (and...

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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

Prof. Harold Bloom

A collection of critical essays discuss the works of the American author.

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Conversations with Philip Roth
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Conversations with Philip Roth

George J. Searles

This collection of interviews reveals the intellectual and creative life of one of America's contemporary masters of fiction writing. In spanning his richly productive career, they convey a sense of his continuity and of his...

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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: 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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Portnoy's Complaint  by Philip Roth
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Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth

Marijke Eggert

Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,0, University of Flensburg (Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: Introduction to American Literature,...

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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

Based on the author's dissertation (doctoral)--Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research (SIAW-HSG) of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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Jewish Anxiety and the Novels of Philip Roth
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Jewish Anxiety and the Novels of Philip Roth

Brett Ashley Kaplan

Jewish Anxiety and the Novels of Philip Roth argues that Roth's novels teach us that Jewish anxiety stems not only from fear of victimization but also from fear of perpetration. It is impossible to think about Jewish victimization...

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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 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 and the Jews
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Philip Roth and the Jews

Alan Cooper

Examines Philip Roth's use of Jewish ideas and materials in his novels, considering also the responses to Roth's work and his relations with the Jewish community and contemporary Jewish writers.

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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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Philip Roth: New Perspectives on an American Author
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Philip Roth: New Perspectives on an American Author

Derek Parker Royal

While each chapter focuses on the central issues in the specific work, several larger themes that run throughout many of his writings will be addressed, including the rise of suburbanization in post-war America, the problems and...

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Mendelssohn is on the Roof
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Mendelssohn is on the Roof

Jiri Weil, Philip Roth, Marie Winn

Traces the lives of ordinary people in Nazi-occupied Prague. In this ironic pageant of crossing and recrossing lives, death wins all the battles but ultimately loses the war, defeated by the fragile flowering of courage 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

Based on the author's dissertation (doctoral)--Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research (SIAW-HSG) of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Comic Sense: Reading Robert Coover, Stanley Elkin, Philip Roth
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Comic Sense: Reading Robert Coover, Stanley Elkin, Philip Roth

Thomas Pughe

Explores the comic in the work of three North American writers. Pughe concentrates mainly on their texts: Robert Coover's A Night at the Movies and The Public Burning ; Stanley Elkin's The Dick Gibson Show , The Franchiser ...

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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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Letting Go
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Letting Go

Philip Roth, Luke Daniels

Set in Chicago in the fifties, this title chronicles an era when men and women were still constrained by the dictates of custom, community and family.

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Letting Go
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Letting Go

Philip Roth, Luke Daniels

Set in Chicago in the fifties, this title chronicles an era when men and women were still constrained by the dictates of custom, community and family.

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Nemesis
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Nemesis

Philip Roth, Dennis Boutsikaris

Tells of a wartime polio epidemic in the summer of 1944 and the effect it has on a closely-knit, family-oriented Newark community and its children.

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Up Society's Ass, Copper: Rereading Philip Roth
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Up Society’s Ass, Copper: Rereading Philip Roth

Mark Shechner

The culmination of 30 years of writing about Philip Roth. This collection of essays, reviews, fulminations and daydreams, combines first impressions with conclusions that have been percolating for decades - the record of a...

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It Can Happen Here: Jack London Sinclair Lewis Philip Roth
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It Can Happen Here: Jack London Sinclair Lewis Philip Roth

Claire Sprague

Before the threat of radical Islam, there was the threat of the radical right. Made entirely in America. We think that right wing revolution can't happen here. But the unimaginable does happen here in three daring counter-factual...

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Mocking the Age: The Later Novels of Philip Roth
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Mocking the Age: The Later Novels of Philip Roth

Elaine B. Safer

Explores the comic device, used by the author to satirize his times, the Jewish community, and himself.

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Mocking the Age: The Later Novels of Philip Roth
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Mocking the Age: The Later Novels of Philip Roth

Elaine B. Safer

Explores the comic device Roth uses to satirize his times, the Jewish community, and himself.

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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 Pastoral,...

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

Philip Roth, Mel Foster

The author of Portnoy's Complaint and The Counterlife has written an unconventional and candid autobiography which explores his life, examines the relationship between fiction and biography and discusses the themes of freedom...

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My Life as a Man
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My Life as a Man

Philip Roth, Dan John Miller

A fiction-within-a-fiction, a labyrinthine edifice of funny, mournful, and harrowing meditations on the fatal impasse between a man and a woman, My Life as a Man is Roth's most blistering novel.

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The Professor of Desire
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The Professor of Desire

Philip Roth, David Colacci

David Kepesh, an adventurous man of intelligence and feeling, tries to make his way to both pleasure and dignity through a world of sensual possibilities. Temptation comes to him in both its ordinary and spectacular forms. This...

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When She Was Good
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When She Was Good

Philip Roth, Tanya Eby

When she was still a child, Lucy Nelson had her alcoholic failure of a father thrown in jail. Ever since then she has been trying to reform the men around her, even if that ultimately means destroying herself in the process.

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The Breast
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The Breast

Philip Roth, David Colacci

Like some latter-day Gregor Samsa, Professor David Kepesh wakes one morning to find that he has been transformed. But where Kafka's protagonist turned into a giant beetle, the narrator of Roth's fantasy has become a 155-pound...

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Indignation
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Indignation

Philip Roth, Dick Hill

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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Deception
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Deception

Philip Roth, David Colacci, Susan Ericksen

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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