American Pastoral (Mandarin Edition)

American Pastoral (Mandarin Edition)

by Philip Roth

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Overview

《美国牧歌》

It  is an elegy for all our century's promises of prosperity, civic order, and domestic bliss. Swede Levov, a legendary athlete at his Newark high school, who grows up in the booming postwar years to marry a former Miss New Jersey, inherit his father's glove factory, and move into a stone house in the idyllic hamlet of Old Rimrock. And then one day in 1968, Swede's beautiful American luck deserts him.

 “美国三部曲”之首的《美国牧歌》,体现了美国社会中由来已久的冲突:相信“美国梦”的人,以为只要努力和正派,就可美梦成真;然而历史的悲剧性常常和个人是否努力和正派无关。

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9787894000590
Publisher: Yilin
Publication date: 02/25/2014
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 370
File size: 494 KB

About the Author

Philip Milton Roth is an American novelist. He gained early literary fame with the 1959 collectionGoodbye, Columbus (winner of 1960's National Book Award), cemented it with his 1969 bestsellerPortnoy's Complaint, and has continued to write critically-acclaimed works, many of which feature his fictional alter ego, Nathan Zuckerman. The Zuckerman novels began with The Ghost Writer in 1979, and include the Pulitzer Prize-winning American Pastoral (1997). In May 2011, he won the Man Booker International Prize for lifetime achievement in fiction.

Hometown:

Connecticut

Date of Birth:

March 19, 1933

Place of Birth:

Newark, New Jersey

Education:

B.A. in English, Bucknell University, 1954; M.A. in English, University of Chicago, 1955

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