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Author Gertzman, Jay A.
Title Samuel Roth [electronic resource] : infamous modernist / Jay A. Gertzman.
Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1893-1916: From a Galician shtetl to Columbia University -- 1917-1925: Prelude to an international protest: a rising, pugnacious man of letters -- 1925-1927: "Damn his impertinence. Bloody crook": Roth publishes Joyce -- 1928-1934: Roth must live: a successful business and its bankruptcy -- 1934: Jews must live: "we meet our destiny on the road we take to avoid it" -- 1934-1939: A stretch in the federal penitentiary -- 1940-1949: Roth breaks parole, uncovers a Nazi plot, gives "Dame Post Office" fits, and tells his own story in mail-order advertising copy -- 1949-1952: Times Square, Peggy Roth, Southern Gothic, Celine, and Nietzsche -- 1952-1957: The Windsors, Winchell, Kefauver: back to Lewisburg -- 1958-1974: "It had been a long time since someone like you had appeared in the world": Roth fulfills his mission.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Roth, Samuel, 1893-1974 -- Biography.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Biography.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- Biography.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780813044170 0813044170 (DLC) 2012039460
ISBN 0813045088 (electronic bk.)
9780813045085 (electronic bk.)
9780813044170 (alk. paper)
0813044170 (alk. paper)
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