Day: December 29, 2003

Philip Roth’s American Pastoral

Philip Roth’s “American Pastoral” (1997) is steeped in the same subjective brand of voyeurism as his 1959 novella, “Goodbye Columbus”. Both works unfold from the perspectives of highly conspicuous and biased narrators. Neil Klugman and Nathan Zuckerman focus on the lives of other characters, whom they admire as well as … Read the rest

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