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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 2001-2007: The Dying Animal / The Plot Against America / Exit Ghost (Library of America #23 6)
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Philip Roth: Novels 2001-2007: The Dying Animal / The Plot Against America / Exit Ghost (Library of America #23 6)

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: 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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Philip Roth and World Literature: Transatlantic Perspectives and Uneasy Passages
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Philip Roth and World Literature: Transatlantic Perspectives and Uneasy Passages

Velichka D Ivanova

A book like this is long overdue because not many are aware of the numerous intersections between Philip Roth's fiction and world literature. In highlighting these intersections and uneasy passages, this comparative approach...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Three Sons: Franz Kafka and the Fiction of J. M. Coetzee, Philip Roth, and W. G. Sebald
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Three Sons: Franz Kafka and the Fiction of J. M. Coetzee, Philip Roth, and W. G. Sebald

Daniel Medin, Marjorie Perloff, Rainer Rumold

Franz Kafka was a self-conscious writer whose texts were highly if mysteriously autobiographical. Three giants of contemporary fiction - J M Coetzee, Philip Roth, and W G Sebald - have acknowledged their debt to the work of Kafka....

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Philip Roth - Countertexts, Counterlives
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Philip Roth - Countertexts, Counterlives

Debra Shostak

Looking at Roth's writing life as a book of voices, Debra Shostak listens in on the conversations that this American novelist has conducted with himself over forty years and twenty-four books. She finds that while Roth...

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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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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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Playful and Serious: Philip Roth as a Comic Writer
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Playful and Serious: Philip Roth as a Comic Writer

Ben Siegel, Jay L. Halio

Few contemporary American writers have stirred the minds and emotions of their readers as Philip Roth has done. This book assembles a group of Roth scholars and critics who focus their attention on the different ways Roth brings...

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Herzog
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Herzog

Saul Bellow, Philip Roth

Moses E. Herzog, suffering from the breakup of his second marriage, responds to his personal crisis by writing a series of letters never to be sent, examining his life and times and asking the piercing questions.

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The Quest for Epic in Contemporary American Fiction: John Updike, Philip Roth and Don DeLillo
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The Quest for Epic in Contemporary American Fiction: John Updike, Philip Roth and Don DeLillo

Catherine Morley

This volume explores the confluences between two types of literature in contemporary America: the novel and the epic. It analyses the tradition of the epic as it has evolved from antiquity, through Joyce to its American...

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The Humbling
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The Humbling

Philip Roth, Dick Hill

Everything is over for Simon Axler, the protagonist of Roth's startling new book. One of the leading American stage actors of his generation, now in his 60s, Axler has lost his magic, his talent, and his assurance.

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The Humbling
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The Humbling

Philip Roth, Dick Hill

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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Three Sons: Franz Kafka and the Fiction of J. M. Coetzee, Philip Roth, and W. G. Sebald
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Three Sons: Franz Kafka and the Fiction of J. M. Coetzee, Philip Roth, and W. G. Sebald

Daniel Medin, Rainer Rumold, Marjorie Perloff

Franz Kafka was a self-conscious writer whose texts were highly if mysteriously autobiographical. Three giants of contemporary fiction - J M Coetzee, Philip Roth, and W G Sebald - have acknowledged their debt to the work of Kafka....

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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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My Life as a Man
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My Life as a Man

Philip Roth, Dan John Miller

Peter is a gifted young writer, and Maureen Tarnopol is the woman who wants to be his muse but who instead is his nemesis. Their union is based on fraud and shored up by moral blackmail, but it is so perversely durable that, long...

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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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