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Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2013

Table of Contents

Editor’s Column

pp. 6-10


Introduction: Philip Roth between Past and Future

pp. 11-14

Philip Roth’s Our Gang, the Politics of Intertextuality and the Complexities of Cultural Memory

pp. 15-25

Fathers and Writers: Kafka’s “Letter to His Father” and Philip Roth’s Non-Fiction

pp. 27-40

Between Dystopia and Allohistory: The Ending of Roth’s The Plot Against America

pp. 41-50

Expelled Once Again: The Failure of the Fantasized Self in Philip Roth’s Nemesis

pp. 51-63

Roth, Ethics and the Carnival

pp. 65-74

The Fate of Sex: Late Style and “The Chaos of Eros”

pp. 75-88

“I wanted to be humanish: manly, a man”: Morality, Shame, and Masculinity in Philip Roth’s My Life as a Man

pp. 89-101

Book Reviews

Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives by John Sutherland (review)

pp. 103-106

Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives by John Sutherland’s (review)

pp. 106-109

Promiscuous: Portnoy’s Complaint and Our Doomed Pursuit of Happiness by Bernard Avishai (review)

pp. 110-112

Reading Roth Reading Roth: A [New] Philip Roth Reader by Salomé Osório (review)

pp. 112-114

Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century by Allison Schachter (review)

pp. 115-117


pp. 119-121

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