The Human Stain (Mandarin Edition)

The Human Stain (Mandarin Edition)

by Philip Roth

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Overview

《人性的污秽》

It is 1998, the year in which America is whipped into a frenzy of prurience by the impeachment of a president, and in a small New England town, an aging classics professor, Coleman Silk, is forced to retire when his colleagues decree that he is a racist. The charge is a lie, but the real truth about Silk would have astonished even his most virulent accuser.

“美国三部曲”的登峰之作,与前两部相比,小说中各元素之间更加制衡,更具整体性,对人性的探讨更加彻底。小说重磅炸弹似的主题,注定其成为各方评论的主题。

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9787894000668
Publisher: Yilin
Publication date: 02/25/2014
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 330
File size: 509 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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