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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 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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Roth After Eighty: Philip Roth and the American Literary Imagination
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Roth After Eighty: Philip Roth and the American Literary Imagination

David Gooblar, Aimee Pozorski

Roth after Eighty offers a retrospective reading of the career and works of American author, Philip Roth. Drawing on eleven original essays from experts in the field of Roth studies from several national perspectives, this...

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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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Philip Roth
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Philip Roth

Hermione Lee

As well as setting the novelist's work in context, this book explores the characteristic paradoxes in Roth: self-disgust and self-consciousness, restraint and letting go, nausea and appetite, energy and frustration, stylishness...

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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: 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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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

Barnabas Crist Bal

Ce contenu est une compilation d'articles de l'encyclop die libre Wikipedia. Philip Roth est un crivain am ricain n le 19 mars 1933 Newark, dans le New Jersey. Il acc de la reconnaissance internationale avec le recueil de...

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Philip Roth
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Philip Roth

Aimee Pozorski

Philip Roth's many honors testify to his importance. He won awards for many of his individual novels, including two National Book Awards, two National Book Critics Circle Awards, three PEN/Faulkner awards, and a Pulitzer Prize. He...

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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 (Mohawk Valley Community College), Philip Roth

Collections of interviews with notable modern writers

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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 Studies
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Philip Roth Studies

Debra Shostak, David Brauner

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

Steven Milowitz

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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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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Prag in Der Amerikanischen Literatur: Cynthia Ozick Und Philip Roth
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Prag in Der Amerikanischen Literatur: Cynthia Ozick Und Philip Roth

Simone Kraus

Prasentation und Signifikanz Prags im Erzahlwerk von Cynthia Ozick und Philip Roth bilden das zentrale, bislang nicht erforschte Thema dieses Buches. Die Verbindungen, die durch Ozicks Ruckgriff auf die Prager judische...

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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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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 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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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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Nemesis
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Nemesis

Philip Roth

It's the sweltering summer of 1944, and Newark is in the grip of a terrifying epidemic. Decent, athletic twenty-three year old playground director Bucky Cantor is devoted to his charges. As polio begins to ravage Bucky's...

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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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Portnoy's Complaint
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Portnoy’s Complaint

Philip Roth

Portnoy's Complaint is a disorder in which strongly-felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings, often of a perverse nature. In this book, the author states that many of the symptoms...

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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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The Human Stain
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The Human Stain

Philip Roth

It is 1998, the year America is plunged into a frenzy of prurience by the impeachment of a president, and in a small New England town a distinguished classics professor, Coleman Silk, is forced to retire when his colleagues allege...

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The Plot Against America
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The Plot Against America

Philip Roth

When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invaded every Jewish household in America. Not only had Lindbergh...

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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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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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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

A successful right-wing revolution has never happened in America, but it does happen in three daring fictions. Call them speculative, counter-factual or ahistorical, these novels are the subject of Claire Sprague's book, It Can...

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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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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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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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Zuckerman Unbound
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Zuckerman Unbound

Philip Roth, Malcolm Hillgartner

A novel which features the literary novelist Nathan Zuckerman. Zuckerman, dogged by personal neuroses and ill-health, has to contend with a tough television celebrity, who accuses him of plagiarising his personal life, whilst...

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The Counterlife
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The Counterlife

Philip Roth

A book about people living their dreams of renewal and escape, some of them going so far as to risk their lives to alter their destinies. Wherever they find themselves, the characters are tempted by the prospect of an alternative...

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Patrimony: A True Story
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Patrimony: A True Story

Philip Roth, Malcolm Hillgartner

Philip Roth watches as his eight-six-year-old father, famous for his vigour, his charm and his skill as a raconteur - lovingly called 'the Bard of Newark' - battles with the brain tumour that will kill him. The son, full of love,...

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