Portnoy's Complaint (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)

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Religious ideals are set against the hormonal urges of youth in Roth's comical and controversial portrait of Jewish adolescence in the 1960s.

The title, Philip Roth’s Portnoy's Complaint, part of Chelsea House Publishers’ Modern Critical Interpretations series, presents the most important 20th-century criticism on Philip Roth’s Portnoy's Complaint through extracts of critical essays by well-known literary critics. This collection of criticism also features a short biography on Philip Roth, a chronology of the author’s life, and an introductory essay written by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University.

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A critical review of the work features the contributions of George Plimpton, Sam B. Girgus, Martha A. Ravits, and other scholars, discussing the themes and characters of the novel.

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