The Resource Shop talk : a writer and his colleagues and their work, Philip Roth, (ebook)

Shop talk : a writer and his colleagues and their work, Philip Roth, (ebook)

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Shop talk : a writer and his colleagues and their work
Title
Shop talk
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a writer and his colleagues and their work
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Philip Roth
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eng
Summary
The legendary author's essays and interviews explore how fellow writers from Milan Kundera to Edna O'Brien are influenced by time, place, and politics. In Philip Roth's intimate intellectual encounters with an international and diverse cast of writers, they explore the importance of region, politics, and history in their work and trace the imaginative path by which a writer's highly individualized art is informed by the wider conditions of life. Milan Kundera and Czechoslovakia, Primo Levi and Auschwitz, Edna O'Brien and Ireland, Aharon Appelfeld and Bukovina, Ivan Kl<U+00dd>ma and Prague, Isaac Singer and Warsaw, Bruno Schulz and Poland - what is the intricate transaction between the susceptible writer and the provocative time and place? Roth's questions go to the original conditions that stimulate the narrative impulse, and he puts them to writers who are as attuned to the subtleties of literature as to the influence of the surrounding society. Also included here are appreciative portraits of two of Roth's late friends, each transfixed till the end by his artistic vocation - the writer Bernard Malamud and the painter Philip Guston - as well as several cartoons drawn by Guston, a gift to Roth to illustrate his novella THE BREAST and printed here for the first time. SHOP TALK concludes with Roth's essay "Rereading Saul Bellow," a vivid presentation of Bellow's achievement and, in the spirit of this collection, very much a colleague's reading
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Midwest
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Roth, Philip
Dewey number
809/.045
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no index present
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non fiction
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adult
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Shop talk : a writer and his colleagues and their work, Philip Roth, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780547344898
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11991965
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remote
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11991965
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MWT11991965
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Label
Shop talk : a writer and his colleagues and their work, Philip Roth, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547344898
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11991965
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11991965
System control number
MWT11991965
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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