More on Philip Roth

For more on Philip Roth:

Robert Towers, “The Lesson of the Master,” NYT, 2 September, 1979

Harold Bloom, “His Long Ordeal by Laughter,” NYT, May 19, 1985

Alison Flood, “Philip Roth Predicts Novel Will Be a Minority Cult Within 25 Years,” The Guardian, Oct. 26, 2009

Claudia Roth Pierpont, “The Book of Laughter: Philip Roth and His Friends,” The New Yorker, October 7, 2013

Wyatt Mason, “In Retrospect: Wyatt Mason on Philip Roth’s ‘The Ghost Writer’, National Book Critics Circle – Critical Mass, August 18, 2010

Claudia Roth Pierpont, “Philip Roth: Obama, Old Flames, and His Favorite Novels,” The Guardian, 3 January 2014

Adam Kirsch, “Since When Is Philip Roth an Idol?” The New Republic, January 8, 2014

Michiko Kakutani, “Seeking a Moral at the End of the Tale,” New York Times, October 2, 2007

David Remnick, “Philip Roth Says Enough,” New Yorker, November 9, 2012

Tina Brown, “Philip Roth Unbound: Interview Transcript,” Daily Beast, Oct. 30, 2009

James Wood, “Parade’s End: The Many Lives of Nathan Zuckerman,” New Yorker, Oct. 15, 2007

2011 youtube interview

For more on J.R. Ackerley:

“A Dog’s Life: How a writer discovered his greatest subject,” by New Yorker, February 7, 2011

http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2011/02/07/110207crbo_books_acocella

“A Passage to India: From the Annals of the Raj,” NPR’s Krishnadev Calamur on J.R. Ackerley’s Hindoo Holiday.

http://www.npr.org/2012/06/01/154072941/a-passage-to-india-from-the-annals-of-the-raj

For more on Anita Loos:

The Modernism Lab at Yale University: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Elyse Graham.
http://modernism.research.yale.edu/wiki/index.php/Gentlemen_Prefer_Blondes

Scroll down in this text file, and you’ll find some interesting press releases on Anita Loos, from her pre-Gentlemen Prefer Blondes days:  http://www.public.asu.edu/~ialong/Taylor51.txt

Contemporary reviews of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: http://www.unz.org/Pub/LoosAnita-1925

Contemporary reviews of But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes:  http://www.unz.org/Pub/LoosAnita-1928

For more on Janet Lewis:

“Janet Lewis and the Untranslatable Heart,” Los Angeles Times, Nov. 3, 1985.
http://articles.latimes.com/1985-11-03/books/bk-3799_1_janet-lewis

Richard Stern, “Janet Lewis,” at the Virginia Quarterly Review, Summer 1993
http://www.vqronline.org/articles/1993/summer/stern-janet-lewis/

Dick Davis, “Obituary: Janet Lewis,” at The Independent
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/obituary-janet-lewis-1191516.html

Larry McMurtry, “The Return of Janet Lewis,” New York Review of Books, June 11, 1998
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/1998/jun/11/the-return-of-janet-lewis/?pagination=false

“Janet Lewis, 99, Poet of Spirit and Keeper of the Hearth, Dies,” New York Times,
Robert McG. Thomas, Jr., Dec. 5, 1998
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/12/05/arts/janet-lewis-99-poet-of-spirit-and-keeper-of-the-hearth-dies.html

The Poetry Foundation: Janet Loxley Lewis
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/janet-loxley-lewis

“The Wife of Martin Guerre,” D.G. Myers on The Commonplace Blog
http://dgmyers.blogspot.com/2009/01/wife-of-martin-guerre.html

For more on William Maxwell:

  1. Charlie Rose interviews Maxwell in 1995
  2. My Favorite Poem – Maxwell discusses A.E. Housman’s translation of Horace’s ode, “Diffugere Nives”
  3. Terry Gross’ 1995 NPR interview with William Maxwell
  4. “The Wisest, Kindest Voice: A Celebration of the Work and Life of William Maxwell,” 2008 National Book Foundation video with Christopher Carduff, Benjamin Cheever, Edward Hirsch, Daniel Menaker and Stewart O’Nan
  5. “Nearing 90,” reflections from William Maxwell in 1997 New York Times Magazine article
  6. “Welty v. Maxwell on autobiography in fiction” – on Maud Newton’s blog
  7. Library of America Honors Overshadowed Writer – 2008 article on NPR, including transcript of Maxwell’s “All Things Considered” interview with Jacki Lyden

 

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