Chapter 43. Philip Roth

  1. David Seed Professor
  1. Timothy Parrish

Published Online: 5 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310108.ch43

A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction

A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction

How to Cite

Parrish, T. (2009) Philip Roth, in A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction (ed D. Seed), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310108.ch43

Editor Information

  1. University of Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. Florida State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146913

Online ISBN: 9781444310108

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Keywords:

  • Philip Roth's, Goodbye, Columbus - extraordinary careers of post-World War II American fiction;
  • nineties into twenty-first century - American culture, social ascension, provisional identities;
  • We Were the Mulvaneys (1996) - Oates's belief in an individual's capacity;
  • Middle Age- A Romance (2001) - deification of image to influence by example;
  • variety of approach (or how) - Oates's major characteristics as a writer;
  • Where I've Been, and Where I'm Going (1999);
  • The Faith of a Writer (2003) and Uncensored;
  • John Updike's review of You Must Remember This “America's first woman of letters”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading