POLITICAL COMPANION TO PHILIP ROTH.
Philip Roth is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century's most prolific and acclaimed writers. Roth's first novel, Goodbye, Columbus (1959), received the National Book Award, and he followed this stunning debut with more than thirty books -- earning another National Book Award,...
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Table of Contents:
- Front cover; Copyright page; Contents; Series Foreword; Written Remarks for the 2013 PEN Literary Gala; Introduction: Philip Roth's Political Thought; 1 "An ear in search of a word"; 2 Serving His Tour as an "Exasperated Liberal and Indignant Citizen"; 3 The Politics and Literature of Unknowingness; 4 Four Pathologies and a State of Sanity; 5 Three Voices or One?; 6 Roth at Century's End; 7 "Novotny's Pain"; 8 The Body Politic; 9 Philip Roth and Life as a Man; 10 The American Berserk in Sabbath's Theater (1995); 11 Philip Roth and the American "Underclass" in The Human Stain.