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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 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

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

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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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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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
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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 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

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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Letting Go
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Letting Go

Philip Roth

Newly discharged from the Korean War, Gabe Wallach struggles to live seriously and act generously. The reader will find acclaimed author Philip Roth's fictional study of 1950's American morals and social mores far different from...

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The Dying Animal
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The Dying Animal

Philip Roth

Freed from the Bastille of convention, an aging aesthete's encounter with female beauty turns tragic in an erotic novel of startling candor. David Kepesh's carefree adventure with Consuela Castillo turns into a maddening sexual...

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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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Patrimony: a True Story
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Patrimony: a True Story

Philip Roth

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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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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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Indignation
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Indignation

Philip Roth

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Pastoral comes a work that explores the real cost of a war. Against the backdrop of the Korean War, a young man faces life's unimagined chances and terrifying consequences.

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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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