The Cambridge Companion to Philip Roth by Timothy Parrish

By Timothy Parrish

From the instant that his debut booklet, so long, Columbus (1959), received him the nationwide booklet Award, Philip Roth has been one of the so much influential and debatable writers of our age. Now the writer of greater than twenty novels, a variety of tales, memoirs, and books of literary feedback, Roth has used his writing to continually reinvent himself and in doing in an effort to remake the yankee literary panorama. This significant other offers the main entire creation to his works and notion in a set of newly commissioned essays from special students. starting with the urgency of Roth's early fiction and lengthening to the power of his latest novels, those essays hint Roth's creative engagement with questions about ethnic id, postmodernism, Israel, the Holocaust, sexuality, and the human psyche itself. With its chronology and advisor to additional studying, this spouse might be crucial for brand new and returning Roth readers, scholars and scholars.

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The Cambridge significant other to Philip Roth
Introduction: Roth at mid-career via Timothy Parrish
American-Jewish id in Roth’s brief fiction through Victoria Aarons
Roth, literary impression, and postmodernism via Derek Parker Royal
Zuckerman sure: the celebrant of silence through Donald M. Kartiganer
Roth and the Holocaust by means of Michael Rothberg
Roth and Israel by way of Emily Miller Budick
Roth’s doubles by means of Josh Cohen
Revisiting Roth’s psychoanalysts by way of Jeffrey Berman
Roth and gender through Debra Shostak
Roth and ethnic identification through Timothy Parrish
Roth’s American Trilogy through Mark Shechner
Roth’s autobiographical writings through Hana Wirth-Nesher
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