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By Velichka D. Ivanova

ISBN-10: 1604978570

ISBN-13: 9781604978575

A e-book like this can be lengthy late simply because no longer many are conscious of the various intersections among Philip Roth's fiction and global literature. In highlighting those intersections and uneasy passages, this comparative procedure deals an immense contribution to Philip Roth reports in addition to to comparative literary research quite often. The fourteen chapters in this publication summon Roth's intertextual hyperlinks to authors starting from the nameless author of the medieval play Everyman, via Thoreau, Hawthorne, Crane, Ellison, Coover, and the recent York intellectuals within the usa, to rapid, Chekhov, Svevo, Kafka, Schulz, Gombrowicz, Camus, and Klíma in Europe, and directly to Coetzee in South Africa. The publication doesn't care for the entire works in Roth's canon, however it bargains a variety of works representing the several levels of Roth's improvement as a author. through providing new readings of either well-studied and lesser-studied works, occasionally in unforeseen corporation, the e-book discloses the serious distinction that comparative scholarship can have an effect on. The uneasy passages the publication opens won't exhaust the various intersections among Roth and the paintings of alternative writers. The book's contribution is to put Roth's fiction firmly in a bigger transnational context. faraway from insular, Roth's paintings looks as deeply rooted within the American canon whereas whilst exhibiting a extraordinary openness, a continual desire for touch along with his eu forebears, and real engagement with modern international literature. The transnational viewpoint of the booklet makes it very important for the quickly growing to be box of transatlantic and transnational American reviews. The publication should be worth to collections in American literature and Jewish reviews, comparative literature and feedback, and transatlantic and transnational American studies.

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