The Unspeakable Self: Philip Roth and the Imagination

  • Jonathan Brent


At the outset of his brief visit to E. I. Lonoff, the ‘great man’ and short story writer, Nathan Zuckerman thinks:

Purity. Serenity. Simplicity. Seclusion. All one’s concentration and flamboyance and originality reserved for the gruelling, exalted, transcendent calling. I looked around and I thought, This is how I will live. (p. 5)


Emotional Exhaustion American Writer Everyday Sense North American Literature Czech Government 
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© Asher Z. Milbauer and Donald G. Watson 1988

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