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Journal Cover Philip Roth Studies
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  • Abbreviations
    • Abstract: The following abbreviations for Roth’s works appear within parenthetical citations. Listed below as Title [Abbreviation], abbreviations appear in order of publication date. Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories [Goodbye] Letting Go [Letting Go] When She Was Good [WSWG] Portnoy’s Complaint [Portnoy] Our Gang [Gang] The Breast [Breast] The Great American Novel [GAN] My Life as a Man [My Life] The Professor of Desire [Professor] The Ghost Writer [Ghost] Zuckerman Unbound [Unbound] The Anatomy Lesson [Anatomy] The Prague Orgy [Prague] Zuckerman Bound [Bound] The Counterlife ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Philip Roth’s Transdisciplinary Translation
    • Abstract: In translation, as in psychoanalysis, I try to adopt an ethics of respecting and maintaining the Other (or otherness), not attempting to reduce the Other to the same. In the fall of 2015, we discussed what it would mean to bring together some of the most respected minds in Roth Studies, scholars who have been writing about Roth for over a decade, with scholars just starting out. The goal was to unite everyone to attend a three-day seminar at the American Comparative Literature Association Conference, a conference that Harvard University hosted the following spring. In order to produce a coherent proposal for the ACLA, we needed to articulate what over-arching qualities linked our colleagues. In ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • A Psychopathology of Everyday Women: Psychoanalytic Aesthetics and Gender
           Politics in Letting Go and “The Psychoanalytic Special”
    • Abstract: “The fact is that to [him] [. . .] women [are] a strange, inferior, less-than-human species. He [sees] them as childlike dolls, who existed in terms only of man’s love, to love man and serve his needs” (Friedan 108). This is not another rebuke of Philip Roth’s alleged misogyny, although it may remind us of Hermione Lee’s provocative statement that, in Roth’s novels, “nearly all the women [. . .] are there to obstruct, or to help, or to console the male characters” (Reading 132), or David Gooblar’s assessment that feminist critics have usually deemed Roth’s female characters as inferior to his male characters, “mere types, never rising to the complexity or depth of the fully human” (8). The opening allegation is ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Not Getting It: The Allure of the Counterlife in Early and Late Roth
    • Abstract: At the close of Philip Roth’s 1959 novella, “Goodbye, Columbus,” Neil Klugman, walking alone against the dark night of Harvard Yard, confronts his reflection in the glass front of the building that houses the library, a sanctuary available only to those with privilege and fortune. That he finds himself standing outside Harvard’s richly figured library, an interloper to its long history of institutional exclusiveness and refinement, is not lost on him. Wishing he could “scoot around to the other side of the window,” Neil knows all too well that he cannot transcend his own embodied time and place, cannot be other than himself on the other side of the glass (“Goodbye” 135). He will remain outside of the social ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • In the Roth Archives: The Evolution of Philip Roth’s Kepesh Trilogy
    • Abstract: As the least narratively coherent of Roth’s recurrent narrators, David Kepesh is also one of Roth’s most enigmatic characters. Perhaps this is excusable; Roth wrote the Kepesh novels during vastly different eras, and, as such, they reflect vastly different interests. For all the frustration this can induce in readers desiring a clearly-defined trilogy, arguably Kepesh’s incongruity and ambiguity helped The Dying Animal (2001), the third and final novel in the Kepesh trilogy, receive a significant amount of scholarly attention in recent years. Velichka Ivanova and Debra Shostak are among the critics who convincingly interpret the novel as a critique of certain kinds of toxic masculinity. In addition, Shostak ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Zeno 2.0: A Psychoanalytic Dialogue between Zeno’s Conscience and
           Portnoy’s Complaint
    • Abstract: Any reader of Philip Roth’s Portnoy’s Complaint (1969) who is familiar with Italo Svevo’s most famous novel, Zeno’s Conscience (1928), will instantly notice an uncanny resemblance between them. Yet Roth never talks about Svevo—neither in his writings, nor in interviews. In fact, the only mention of the Triestine writer is in Roth’s interview with Primo Levi, where the latter comments on Svevo’s mercantile background.1 A connection between Zeno and Portnoy’s stories undoubtedly exists, however. David Brauner noted Roth’s debt to Svevo in his essay “Getting in Your Retaliation First: Narrative Strategies in Portnoy’s Complaint”, in which he suggests that Portnoy’s “comic neuroses” are “inherited from the ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • The Place of the “Aesthetic” in Zuckerman Unbound: Roth’s
           Conversation with Kierkegaard
    • Abstract: Philip Roth’s frequent references to other writers create links that expand the themes of each novel. The intertextual relationships are part of a larger history, which begins to be a universe in itself within its own aesthetic world. One of these aesthetic worlds, which will be the focus of this article, is established through Roth’s conversation with Kierkegaard in his novel Zuckerman Unbound (1981).1 In his introduction to Crisis in the Life of an Actress and Other Essays on Drama Kierkegaard’s translator, Stephen Crites, reminds us of the meaning of the word “aesthetic” in ancient Greek, which will also be a useful starting point for us as we go deeper into Kierkegaard’s and Roth’s ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Trauma, Ethics and Psychoanalysis in Philip Roth’s Sabbath’s
           Theater
    • Abstract: Philip Roth’s Sabbath’s Theater (1995), a late work that registers a marked ethical turn in the author’s canon, brings a new dimension to contemporary American fiction in its engagement with human consciousness, temporality, and traumatic memory. It is a novel that details the memory of trauma in both content and form. If Roth’s novel is reminiscent of James Joyce’s Ulysses (1922) in depicting the stream of consciousness of its protagonist and also of Marcel Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past (1913–27) in the way time is captured through memory, it also creates a central character who, in letting “the repellant in,” alienated many of its readers and reviewers alike (Roth qtd. in Pierpont 198).2 ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • “about people like you”: PTSD and the Ethical Relation in
           Roth’s The Human Stain
    • Abstract: In memory of Geoffrey Hartman, 1929–2016 To be in relations with the other (autrui) face to face is to be unable to kill. It is also the situation of discourse. —Emmanuel Levinas, 1951 For the word that is given up is not given up: it must inscribe itself somewhere else, as a psychosomatic or mental symptom. In his preface to the 1978 collection, Psychoanalysis and the Question of the Text—a pivotal volume in evolving psychoanalytic criticism beyond the simplistic “psychoanalyzing” of literary characters—Geoffrey Hartman glosses Jacques Lacan’s dense and provocative theory of language: “The snare of words or network of symbols, Lacan insists, is so total that it shapes our ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • A Response
    • Abstract: I am grateful to the editors of Philip Roth Studies for giving me the chance to respond to the review of Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History (2014), published in Fall 2016 by Professor Henry Schwarz. I realize that this is an unusual commission given that the book has been comprehensively reviewed elsewhere in literary, scholarly, Jewish, and postcolonial journals. The readers of Philip Roth Studies might understandably prefer another voice rather than the author’s and all of these alternative reviews are readily accessible. So why has the author been invited to respond to this particular review' A clue might well be the fact that Diasporas of the ... Read More
      Keywords: Roth, Philip; Literature; Kierkegaard, Søren,; Jewish literature
      PubDate: 2017-09-16T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
 
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