The Philip Roth Society

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Month: June, 2012

CFP – The Philip Roth Society at the JAHLit Symposium, 2012

The Philip Roth Society will sponsor a panel at this year’s Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium, held in South Beach, Florida on November 11-13, 2012. We welcome proposals for papers on any aspect of Philip Roth’s work. Proposals/abstracts for 15-20 minute papers, not exceeding 250 words, should include “JAHLit Proposal” in the subject heading […]

Philip Roth Awarded Top Spanish Literary Honor

Earlier this month, Philip Roth was awarded Spain’s prestigious Prince of Asturias literature award, the highest literary prize in the country.  Roth edged out twenty-three other contenders to take the 50,000-euro (60,000-dollar) prize, one of eight given in different fields by the Asturias Foundation each year.  The prize jury praised Roth for “his fluid, incisive writing.” […]