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 commonly said as one of many 20th century's so much prolific and acclaimed writers. Roth's first novel, Goodbye, Columbus (1959), obtained the nationwide publication Award, and he this attractive debut with greater than thirty books -- incomes one other nationwide e-book Award, nationwide ebook Critics Circle awards, 3 PEN/Faulkner Awards, and the Pulitzer Prize. all through his profession, Roth thrilled in controversy yet frequently denied that he sought a job as a public highbrow. His statements and full of life aid of suppressed writers in communist Czechoslovakia, although, inform a unique story.
In A Political spouse to Philip Roth, validated and emerging students discover the myriad political issues within the author's paintings. numerous of the individuals research Roth's writings on Jewish id, Zionism, and American attitudes towards Israel, in addition to the impact 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 viewpoint at the nature and function 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