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Portnoy's Complaint review ☆ 3 Philip Roth Õ 3 download review ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Õ Philip Roth The famous confession of Alexander Portnoy who is thrust through life by his unappeasable sexuality yet held back at the same time by the iron grip of his unforgettable childhood Hilariously funny boldly intimate startlingly candid Portnoy’s Complaint was an immediate bestseller upon its publication in 1969 and is perhaps Roth’s best known book Portnoy's Comp Portnoy s Complaint was my first husband s favorite book and he used to uote from it all the time When we got divorced it wasn t amicable my lawyer asked how I d feel about using that fact in court I was strongly tempted but told him after careful consideration that it was below the beltAs it turned out my instincts were sound The judge knew Philip Roth personally and it would have been a disaster I only discovered this several years later and was amazed at what a close call I d had

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Portnoy's Complaint

Portnoy's Complaint review ☆ 3 Philip Roth Õ 3 download review ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Õ Philip Roth Laint n after Alexander Portnoy 1933 A disorder in which strongly felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings often of a perverse nature Spielvogel says 'Acts of exhibitionism voyeurism fetishism auto eroticism and oral coitus are plentiful; as a conseuence of the patient's morality however neither fantasy nor act iss What a dirty little book Kudos to Mr Roth for writing something this scandalous half a century ago

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Portnoy's Complaint review ☆ 3 Philip Roth Õ 3 download review ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Õ Philip Roth Ues in genuine sexual gratification but rather in overriding feelings of shame and the dread of retribution particularly in the form of castration' Spielvogel O 'The Puzzled Penis' Internationale Zeitschrift fur Psychoanalyse Vol XXIV p 909 it is believed by Spielvogel that many of the symptoms can be traced to the bonds obtaining in the mother child relationship This is the book that made Philip Roth both famous and scandalous Portnoy is a mother obsessed sexual maniac and actually uite hilarious Who else would have had his character masturbating with a cow liver other than the author of the eually darkly humorous Sabbath s Theater This book and the reaction to it drives the Nathan Zuckerman series of books which all refer back to the public reaction with eual measures of awe and dismay The book itself is a classic and extremely well written as only Roth can writeIf I were to compare Roth to another onanist obsesses writer I d probably choose France s Houllebec who can barely string two paragraphs together before whipping it out However Roth is truly able to get inside his characters and make them real living breathing beings I found that Houllebec s characters lacked any depth or even human understanding They are just masturbatory cogs in a wheel The wheel itself is well described but it is all so nihilistic and fatalist which is one reason why he is a darling to the extreme right who deplore decadence and think that God or their conceptions of rightwrong should be imposed because given freewill humans will always be depraved Roth s view is less cynical There is evil in the world but it comes from conscious choices and not just from the world s inherent immorality or some antiuated idea of fateRIP 1933 2018 One of America s literary giants has left us

  • Paperback
  • 274
  • Portnoy's Complaint
  • Philip Roth
  • English
  • 22 December 2020
  • 9780099399018