Playful and Serious: Philip Roth as a Comic Writer

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Few contemporary American writers have stirred the minds and emotions of their readers as Philip Roth has done. Even fewer writers have excelled in various forms of the comic as Roth has for over a half-century. Playful and Serious assembles a group of outstanding Roth scholars and critics who focus their attention on the different ways Roth brings his comic tendencies to bear on essentially serious topics. The term "comic" is used in the broadest sense to include humor, irony, satire, comedy, black comedy, and their ...

Playful and Serious: Philip Roth as a Comic Writer 2010, University of Delaware Press

ISBN-13: 9780874130942

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