Tribute to Philip Roth
Philip Roth, author of over twenty novels, including Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy’s Complaint, American Pastoral and The Human Stain and… read more
Philip Roth, author of over twenty novels, including Goodbye Columbus, Portnoy’s Complaint, American Pastoral and The Human Stain and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and National Book Critics Circle Award, was paid tribute on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday. The event consisted of 2 panel discussion. The first discussion focused on the influence of Mr. Roth’s writing. The second discussion was a profile of Mr. Roth’s career.
The event was sponsored by Columbia University’s American Studies Department, The Library of America, and the National Book Foundation. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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