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A Political Companion to Philip Roth (Political Companions by Claudia Franziska Brühwiler,Lee Trepanier,Philip Roth,Aimee

By Claudia Franziska Brühwiler,Lee Trepanier,Philip Roth,Aimee Pozorski,Simon Stow,Michael G. Festl,Louis Gordon,Matthew Shipe,Till Kinzel,Yael Maurer,Debra Shostak,Brett Ashley Kaplan,Andy Connolly

Philip Roth is greatly said as one of many 20th century's such a lot prolific and acclaimed writers. Roth's first novel, Goodbye, Columbus (1959), acquired the nationwide booklet Award, and he this wonderful debut with greater than thirty books -- incomes one other nationwide e-book Award, nationwide ebook Critics Circle awards, 3 PEN/Faulkner Awards, and the Pulitzer Prize. all through his occupation, Roth thrilled in controversy yet usually denied that he sought a job as a public highbrow. His statements and full of life aid of suppressed writers in communist Czechoslovakia, notwithstanding, inform a special story.

In A Political significant other to Philip Roth, proven and emerging students discover the myriad political topics within the author's paintings. a number of of the participants study Roth's writings on Jewish identification, Zionism, and American attitudes towards Israel, in addition to the impact of his paintings in different nations. Others examine Roth's articulation of the jobs of gender and sexuality in US tradition. This interdisciplinary exam bargains a extra whole portrait of Roth as a public highbrow and cultural icon. not just will it fill a spot in scholarship, however it also will offer a broader viewpoint at the nature and goal of the acclaimed writer's political thought.

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