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 generally said as one of many 20th century's so much prolific and acclaimed writers. Roth's first novel, Goodbye, Columbus (1959), acquired the nationwide ebook Award, and he this gorgeous debut with greater than thirty books -- incomes one other nationwide e-book Award, nationwide e-book Critics Circle awards, 3 PEN/Faulkner Awards, and the Pulitzer Prize. all through his profession, Roth extremely joyful in controversy yet usually denied that he sought a job as a public highbrow. His statements and full of life help of suppressed writers in communist Czechoslovakia, although, inform a distinct story.
In A Political spouse to Philip Roth, demonstrated 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 deals a extra entire portrait of Roth as a public highbrow and cultural icon. not just will it fill a niche in scholarship, however it also will supply a broader standpoint at the nature and goal of the acclaimed writer's political thought.
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A Political Companion to Philip Roth (Political Companions to Great American Authors) 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