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Philip Roth Studies

Philip Roth Studies
ISSN 1547-3929
Derek Parker Royal, Executive Editor

COVER_Vol9No1Philip Roth Studies, a peer-reviewed semiannual journal published by Purdue University Press, welcomes all writing pertaining entirely or in part to Philip Roth, his fiction, and his literary and cultural significance.  The journal also publishes special issues, such as the Spring 2008 issue, Philip Roth and Bernard Malamud, the Fall 2009 issue, Mourning Zuckerman, and the recent Spring 2013 issue, Philip Roth between Past and Future.


In the latest issue, Spring 2013:

  • Editor’s Column – Derek Parker Royal
  • Introduction: Philip Roth between Past and Future – Pia Masiero
  • Philip Roth’s Our Gang, the Politics of Intertexuality and the Complexities of Cultural Memory – Till Kinzel
  • Fathers and Writers: Kafka’s “Letter to His Father” and Philip Roth’s Non-Fiction – Michael Kimmage
  • “Between Dystopia and Allohistory: The Ending of Roth’s The Plot Against America – Leona Toker
  • Expelled Once Again: The Failure of the Fantasized Self in Philip Roth’s Nemesis – Victoria Aarons
  • Roth, Ethics and the Carnival – Rémi Astruc
  • The Fate of Sex: Late Style and “The Chaos of Eros” – Ira Nadel
  • “I wanted to be humanish: manly, a man”: Morality, Shame, and Masculinity in Philip Roth’s My Life as a Man – Maggie McKinley (Winner of the 2011 Siegel/McDaniel Award)
  • Book Reviews
  • Cover illustration by Andrea Ventura