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Turning up the flame : Philip Roth's later novels

Author: Jay L Halio; Ben Siegel
Publisher: Newark : University of Delaware Press, ©2005.
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"The time would appear ripe then to take a closer look at Roth's more recent or "later" fiction. That is the intent of this gathering of critical essays. This is the only essay collection devoted primarily to Roth's fiction of the last two decades. It includes fourteen essays, written by some of the leading Roth specialists in this country and abroad."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Turning up the flame.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607598827
Online version:
Turning up the flame.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607886107
Named Person: Philip Roth; Philip Roth; Philip Roth
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay L Halio; Ben Siegel
ISBN: 0874139023 9780874139020
OCLC Number: 56490976
Description: 223 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface / Jay Halio, Ben Siegel --
Introduction : reading Philip Roth : facts and fancy, fiction and autobiography --
a brief overview / Ben Siegel --
Philip Roth's fictions of self-exposure / Debra Shostak --
Textualizing the self : adultery, blatant fictions, and Jewishness in Philip Roth's deception / G. Neelakantan --
Texts, lives, and bellybuttons : Philip Roth's operation shylock and the renegotiation of subjectivity / Derek Parker Royal --
The travels of the American Talush / Alexis Kate Wilson --
Autobiography : false confession? / Margaret Smith --
Death, mourning, and Besse's ghost : from Philip Roth's the facts to Sabbath's theater / James M. Mellard --
Philip Roth's American tragedies / Bonnie Lyons --
The end of identity : Philip Roth's Jewish American pastoral / Timothy L. Parrish --
The critique of utopia in Philip Roth's the counterlife and American pastoral / Andrew Gordon --
Newark maid feminism in Philip Roth's American pastoral / Marshall Bruce Gentry --
Reading race and the conundrums of reconciliation in Philip Roth's the human stain / Brett Ashley Kaplan --
The dying animal : the art of obsessing or obsessing about art? / Ellen L. Gerstle --
Eros and death in Roth's later fiction / Jay L. Halio.
Responsibility: edited by Jay L. Halio and Ben Siegel.
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