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

ISBN-10: 0813169283

ISBN-13: 9780813169286

Philip Roth is commonly stated as one of many 20th century's so much prolific and acclaimed writers. Roth's first novel, Goodbye, Columbus (1959), obtained the nationwide ebook Award, and he this attractive debut with greater than thirty books -- incomes one other nationwide e-book Award, nationwide publication 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 task as a public highbrow. His statements and energetic help of suppressed writers in communist Czechoslovakia, besides the fact that, inform a special story.

In A Political better half to Philip Roth, proven and emerging students discover the myriad political subject matters within the author's paintings. numerous of the individuals study Roth's writings on Jewish id, Zionism, and American attitudes towards Israel, in addition to the effect 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 entire portrait of Roth as a public highbrow and cultural icon. not just will it fill a spot in scholarship, however it also will supply a broader point of view at the nature and function of the acclaimed writer's political thought.

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