30 min

Portnoy's Complaint at 50 featuring Brett Ashley Kaplan, Warren Hoffman, Josh Lambert & Jeremy Shere and produced by the Association for Jewish Studies Adventures in Jewish Studies Podcast

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50 years ago, Philip Roth's wildly controversial and hugely successful novel Portnoy's Complaint was published. This episode tells the story of the bestselling novel – how and why Roth wrote it, the controversy and harsh criticism it generated among the Jewish establishment, and how literary critics have read and analyzed the novel in the decades since its publication.

50 years ago, Philip Roth's wildly controversial and hugely successful novel Portnoy's Complaint was published. This episode tells the story of the bestselling novel – how and why Roth wrote it, the controversy and harsh criticism it generated among the Jewish establishment, and how literary critics have read and analyzed the novel in the decades since its publication.

30 min

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