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Roiphe, Katie

Overview
Works: 31 works in 143 publications in 8 languages and 5,776 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Biographies  Fiction  Biographical fiction  Educational films  Internet videos  Catalogs  History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Katie Roiphe
The morning after : sex, fear, and feminism on campus by Katie Roiphe( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Dutch and held by 1,381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Katie Roiphe arrived at Harvard in the fall of 1986, she found that the feminism she had been raised to believe in had been radically transformed. The women's movement, which had once signaled such strength and courage, now seemed lodged in a foundation of weakness and fear. At Harvard, and later as a graduate student at Princeton, Roiphe saw a thoroughly new phenomenon taking shape on campus: the emergence of a culture captivated by victimization, and of a new bedroom politics in the university, cloaked in outdated assumptions about the way men and women experience sex. Men were the silencers and women the silenced, and if anyone thought differently no one was saying so." "Twenty-four-year-old Katie Roiphe is the first of her generation to speak out publicly against the intolerant turn the women's movement has taken, and in The Morning After she casts a critical eye on what she calls the mating rituals of a rape-sensitive community. From Take Back the Night marches (which Roiphe terms "march as therapy" and "rhapsodies of self-affirmation") to rape-crisis feminists and the growing campus concern with sexual harassment, Roiphe shows us a generation of women whose values are strikingly similar to those their mothers and grandmothers fought so hard to escape from - a generation yearning for regulation, fearful of its sexuality, and animated by a nostalgia for days of greater social control." "At once a fierce
The violet hour : great writers at the end by Katie Roiphe( Book )

21 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this category-defying book, Katie Roiphe takes an unexpected and liberating approach to the most unavoidable of subjects: death. She examines the final days of five great writers and artists. Here is Susan Sontag, the ultimate intellectual, finding her commitment to rational thinking tested during her third bout with cancer. Here is Sigmund Freud fleeing Nazi-occupied Vienna for London only to continue the constant cigar-smoking that he knows will soon kill him. Roiphe takes us to the hospital room where, after receiving the worst kind of diagnosis, seventy-six year old John Updike immediately begins writing a poem. She vividly portrays Dylan Thomas's extraordinary self-destructive tendencies that culminate in his infamous final collapse at a Greenwich Village tavern. And she shows us how Maurice Sendak's beloved books for children are infused with his lifelong obsession with death, if you know where to look. In each of these glorious creators' final moments, Roiphe finds bravery, suffering, bad behavior, passionate love, peacefulness, bursts of energy, and profound thinking. In a voice that is unsentimental, compassionate, urgent, Roiphe helps us to look boldly at death and be less afraid"--
Uncommon arrangements : seven portraits of married life in London literary circles, 1910-1939 by Katie Roiphe( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural critic Roiphe delves deeply into one of the most layered of subjects: marriage. Drawn in part from the private memoirs, personal correspondence, and long-forgotten journals of the British literary community from 1910 to the Second World War, here are seven "marriages à la mode"--Each rising to the challenge of intimate relations in more or less creative ways: H.G. and Jane Wells; Katherine Mansfield; Vera Brittain and George Gordon Catlin; Vanessa and Clive Bell; and Vanessa's sister Virginia Woolf, herself no stranger to marital particularities, who sustained a brilliant running commentary on the most intimate details of those around her. Every chapter revolves around a crisis that occurred in each of these marriages, and how it was resolved--or not. In these portraits, Roiphe evokes "the fluctuations and shifts in attraction, the mysteries of lasting affection, the endurance and changes in love, and the role of friendship in marriage."--publisher description
Still she haunts me : a novel by Katie Roiphe( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictitious portrayal of the relationship between Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, and Alice Liddell, the daughter of the dean of his Oxford college, ranges from their first meeting to the Liddell family's severing of the relationship seven years later
In praise of messy lives : essays by Katie Roiphe( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays by the provocative cultural critic includes her controversial "New York Times Book Review" cover piece on sex and the contemporary American male writer as well as writings on topics ranging from Facebook and friendship to travel and single parenthood
Last night in paradise : sex and morals at the century's end by Katie Roiphe( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here for the first time is the history, personal and cultural, of the most profound shift in our national life in the last three decades: the movement from a wild-eyed ethos of sexual freedom to the new conservative morality of the nineties. In prose as absorbing as a novel, Roiphe gives us the inner landscape of a generation that remembers where it was on the day Magic Johnson announced he was HIV positive the way previous generations recall the day JFK was shot. We meet right-wing prophets of sexual abstinence in Washington, D.C., and public high school students and their teachers in suburban New Jersey. We enter the world of Alison Gertz, the Park Avenue debutante, and Magic Johnson, the ebullient point guard for the Lakers who boasted of satisfying six women at once, whose stories have imprinted themselves on the national imagination as moral parables for the uncertain and often terrifying age in which we live now
Uncommon arrangements : seven marriages by Katie Roiphe( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural critic Roiphe delves deeply into one of the most layered of subjects: marriage. Drawn in part from the private memoirs, personal correspondence, and long-forgotten journals of the British literary community from 1910 to the Second World War, here are seven "marriages à la mode"--Each rising to the challenge of intimate relations in more or less creative ways: H.G. and Jane Wells; Katherine Mansfield; Vera Brittain and George Gordon Catlin; Vanessa and Clive Bell; and Vanessa's sister Virginia Woolf, herself no stranger to marital particularities, who sustained a brilliant running commentary on the most intimate details of those around her. Every chapter revolves around a crisis that occurred in each of these marriages, and how it was resolved--or not. In these portraits, Roiphe evokes "the fluctuations and shifts in attraction, the mysteries of lasting affection, the endurance and changes in love, and the role of friendship in marriage."--publisher description
Katie Roiphe on pornography, censorship, and feminism( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How damaging to society, and women in particular, is the proliferation of pornography? And how is the tension resolved between community standards and First Amendment rights? Bill Moyers talks to Katie Roiphe, feminist critic and author of The morning after : sex, fear, and feminism [on campus]. Expanding on may of the ideas in her book, Roiphe discusses how restrictions on pornography could lead to more general censorship, while widespread access actually undermines pornography's fascination."--Container
We are gods in the chrysalis by Meghan Boody( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lof van het rommelige leven : essays by Katie Roiphe( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kritische essays over hedendaagse trends als de obsessie met gezond leven, de tirannie van Facebook en Twitter, de nieuwe preutsheid en overbezorgd ouderschap, afgewisseld met autobiografisch getinte reflexies van de Amerikaanse publiciste
Messy Lives für ein unaufgeräumtes Leben by Katie Roiphe( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La mattina dopo by Katie Roiphe( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NOW with Bill Moyers. Katie Roiphe on pornography, censorship, and feminism( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How damaging to society, and women in particular, is the proliferation of pornography? And how is the tension rsolved between community standards and First Amendment rights? Bill Moyers talks to Katie Roiphe, feminist critic and author of The Morning After. Expanding on may of the ideas in her book, Roiphe discusses how restrictions on pornography could lead to more general censorship, while widespread access actually undermines pornography's fascination
The writer and the dream : American literature and psychoanalysis, 1940-1970 by Katie Roiphe( )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Violet Hour Great Writers at the End by Katie Roiphe( Recording )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roiphe investigates the final days of six great thinkers, writers, and artists. In exploring their deaths, she makes intimate and surprising revelations about their lives, as well as insight into how the mind creates its own comfort. By bringing their final days to life, she helps us to look in the face of death and be less afraid
Robiło mi się niedobrze na myśl o śmierci by Katie Roiphe( )

1 edition published in 2017 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The morning after : sex, fear, and feminism on campus by Katie Roiphe( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Katie Roiphe, author, "Last night in paradise: sex and morals at the century's end."( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Roiphe talks about her book Last night in paradise. In it she analyzes young people's attitudes toward sex and argues that old moral values have been replaced by fear of AIDS in determining sexual behavior. Speech followed by audience questions
Baiollet awo( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The oblique approach : sexuality in conflict in Elizabeth Bishop's poetic voice by Katie Roiphe( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Uncommon arrangements : seven portraits of married life in London literary circles, 1910-1939
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Uncommon arrangements : seven portraits of married life in London literary circles, 1910-1939Still she haunts me : a novelLast night in paradise : sex and morals at the century's endUncommon arrangements : seven marriagesContemporary authors : new revision series
Alternative Names
Katie Roiphe Amerikaans schrijfster

Katie Roiphe écrivaine américaine

Katie Roiphe escritora estadounidense

Katie Roiphe saggista statunitense

Katie Roiphe US-amerikanische Autorin

Roiphe, Katherine

Roiphe, Katherine, 1968-

Roiphe, Katherine Anne.

Roiphe, Katie

רויפי, קטי

רויפי, קטי סופרת אמריקאית

로이프, 케이티

凱蒂·羅菲

Languages
English (116)

Polish (5)

Dutch (5)

German (4)

Chinese (2)

Italian (2)

Hebrew (1)

Korean (1)