Franklin

Philip Roth.

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Author/Creator:
Brauner, David.
Publication:
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007.
Series:
Contemporary American and Canadian Writers Ser.
Contemporary American and Canadian Writers Ser.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (256 pages)
Subjects:
Roth, Philip -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This is a groundbreaking study of the most important contemporary American novelist, Philip Roth. Reading alongside a number of his contemporaries and focusing particularly on his later fiction, this book offers a highly accessible, informative and persuasive view of Roth as an intellectually adventurous and stylistically brilliant writer.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Series editors' foreword
Acknowledgements
1 Introduction
2 The trials of Nathan Zuckerman, or Jewry as jury: judging Jews in Zuckerman Bound
3 The 'credible incredible and the incredible credible': generic experimentation in My Life as a Man, The Counterlife, The Facts, Deception and Operation Shylock
4 Old men behaving badly: morality, mortality and masculinity in Sabbath's Theater
5 History and the anti-pastoral: Utopian dreams and rituals of purification in the 'American Trilogy'
6 Fantasies of flight and flights of fancy: rewriting history and retreating from trauma in The Plot Against America
Afterword
Works cited
Index
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
R
S
T
U
V
W
Y
Z.
Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Monteith, Sharon.
Yousaf, Nahem.
Other format:
Print version: Brauner, David Philip Roth
ISBN:
9781847791641
9780719074240
OCLC:
818847285
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