Tag archive for ‘Philip Roth’
Yael Ella On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Philip Roth Giant of American Literature Dies

  Philip Roth, the American Jewish novelist, and one of the pre-eminent figure in 20th century literature died on Tuesday night of congestive heart. His death was confirmed by a close friend, Judith Thurman, The More...

Jesse Bogner On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Jewish American Literature: A Story of Impossible Assimilation

Multiculturalism is a means of teaching children about themselves by exploring different cultures, whether these cultures are foreign to them, or their own. While I am not of the mind we have nothing to learn More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Schwartzman and Scott’s ‘Overnight’ Full Frontal Excitement or Flaccid Swinger Shtick?

As Sundance continues, there has been much comment about Adam Scott and Jason Schwartzman’s  performance in the sex comedy The Overnight. Directed by Patrick Brice, the film is about bored young marrieds More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, October 27th, 2014

‘Listen Up, Philip’ Brings Philip Roth to the Screen (or Maybe Not)

Alex Ross Perry’s third feature film may not ostensibly be about the iconic American novelist Philip Roth, but with its curly-cue typeface titles reminiscent of the script from the cover of Portnoy’s More...

Lily Bethlehem On Sunday, October 12th, 2014

The Annual Literary Kvetch: Philip Roth Overlooked for the Nobel Prize Yet Again

–     It has become an annual tradition like the Jewish holidays (which ironically fall when the news reaches us this year): Philip Roth, the greatest living American novelist has been snubbed More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Philip Roth’s Retirement in the Spotlight: The Humbling and American Pastoral

–   American novelist Philip Roth may have announced his retirement a few years back, but his declaration that he is putting down his pen has been accompanied by surge of interest in the author’s More...

Philip Roth Is the Most Highly Regarded Author in America

– Philip Roth Flickr Madison Guy – / By Dorit Silberman / Philip Roth is the most highly regarded author in America, this fact was established by a survey performed by Vulture the site run by the More...

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