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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 extensively said as one of many 20th century's such a lot prolific and acclaimed writers. Roth's first novel, Goodbye, Columbus (1959), bought the nationwide e-book Award, and he this beautiful debut with greater than thirty books -- incomes one other nationwide booklet Award, nationwide booklet Critics Circle awards, 3 PEN/Faulkner Awards, and the Pulitzer Prize. all through his occupation, Roth extremely joyful 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 unique story.

In A Political spouse to Philip Roth, confirmed and emerging students discover the myriad political issues within the author's paintings. a number of of the members learn Roth's writings on Jewish identification, Zionism, and American attitudes towards Israel, in addition to the impression of his paintings in different international locations. 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 niche 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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