The Resource Philip Roth : American pastoral, The human stain, The plot against America, edited by Debra Shostak, (electronic resource)

Philip Roth : American pastoral, The human stain, The plot against America, edited by Debra Shostak, (electronic resource)

Label
Philip Roth : American pastoral, The human stain, The plot against America
Title
Philip Roth
Title remainder
American pastoral, The human stain, The plot against America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Debra Shostak
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Philip Roth has been one of the most important writers of fiction in the United States during the latter part of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Philip Roth collects new essays by noted Roth scholars on three essential novels appearing in recent years, American Pastoral (1997), The Human Stain (2000), and The Plot Against America (2004). The volume illuminates Roth's multilayered perceptions of twentieth-century America as a place, a culture, and an idea that shapes its inhabitants in profound ways. Focusing on such topics as ethnicity, race, the family, trauma, American histo
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
813.54
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS3568.O855
LC item number
Z894 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shostak, Debra B
Series statement
Continuum studies in contemporary North American fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roth, Philip
  • American fiction
Label
Philip Roth : American pastoral, The human stain, The plot against America, edited by Debra Shostak, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Editor's Introduction; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 Introduction: Roth's America Debra Shostak; Part I American Pastoral; CHAPTER 2 "What was not supposed to happen had happened and what was supposed to happen had not happened": Subverting History in American Pastoral David Brauner; CHAPTER 3 The Critique of the Pastoral, Utopia, and the American Dream in American Pastoral Andrew Gordon; CHAPTER 4 America's Haunted House: The Racial and National Uncanny in American Pastoral Jennifer Glaser; Part II The Human Stain
  • CHAPTER 5 Race, Recognition, and Responsibility in The Human Stain Dean FrancoCHAPTER 6 Possessed by the Past: History, Nostalgia, and Language in The Human Stain Catherine Morley; CHAPTER 7 "The pointless meaning fulness of living": Illuminating The Human Stain through The Scarlet Letter Gabrielle Seeley and Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky; Part III The Plot Against America; CHAPTER 8 Just Folks Homesteading: Roth's Doubled Plots Against America Brett Ashley Kaplan; CHAPTER 9 My Life as a Boy:The Plot Against America Elaine M. Kauvar
  • CHAPTER 10 Autobiography and History in Roth's The Plot Against America,or What Happened When Hitler Came to New Jersey Timothy ParrishNotes on Chapters; Works Cited; Further Reading; Notes on Contributors; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441171467
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000073037
  • (EBL)686945
  • (OCoLC)721194844
  • (SSID)ssj0000524803
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12224175
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000524803
  • (PQKBWorkID)10488485
  • (PQKB)11677335
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC686945
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000073037
Label
Philip Roth : American pastoral, The human stain, The plot against America, edited by Debra Shostak, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Editor's Introduction; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 Introduction: Roth's America Debra Shostak; Part I American Pastoral; CHAPTER 2 "What was not supposed to happen had happened and what was supposed to happen had not happened": Subverting History in American Pastoral David Brauner; CHAPTER 3 The Critique of the Pastoral, Utopia, and the American Dream in American Pastoral Andrew Gordon; CHAPTER 4 America's Haunted House: The Racial and National Uncanny in American Pastoral Jennifer Glaser; Part II The Human Stain
  • CHAPTER 5 Race, Recognition, and Responsibility in The Human Stain Dean FrancoCHAPTER 6 Possessed by the Past: History, Nostalgia, and Language in The Human Stain Catherine Morley; CHAPTER 7 "The pointless meaning fulness of living": Illuminating The Human Stain through The Scarlet Letter Gabrielle Seeley and Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky; Part III The Plot Against America; CHAPTER 8 Just Folks Homesteading: Roth's Doubled Plots Against America Brett Ashley Kaplan; CHAPTER 9 My Life as a Boy:The Plot Against America Elaine M. Kauvar
  • CHAPTER 10 Autobiography and History in Roth's The Plot Against America,or What Happened When Hitler Came to New Jersey Timothy ParrishNotes on Chapters; Works Cited; Further Reading; Notes on Contributors; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441171467
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000073037
  • (EBL)686945
  • (OCoLC)721194844
  • (SSID)ssj0000524803
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12224175
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000524803
  • (PQKBWorkID)10488485
  • (PQKB)11677335
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC686945
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000073037

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