Coverart for item
The Resource Portnoy's complaint, Philip Roth

Portnoy's complaint, Philip Roth

Label
Portnoy's complaint
Title
Portnoy's complaint
Statement of responsibility
Philip Roth
Title variation
  • Portnoys complaint
  • Portnoys complaint
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Portnoy's Complaint, a long monologue narrated by a young Jewish man while in analysis, is prefaced by a definition of "Portnoy's Complaint" as a disorder in which "strongly felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings, often of a perverse nature."
Summary
A New York lawyer, dominated by a demanding Jewish mother, plays out a sexual revenge in fact and fantasy
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053256
Cataloging source
XTC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roth, Philip
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex addicts
  • Mothers and sons
  • Young men
  • Jewish men
Target audience
adult
Label
Portnoy's complaint, Philip Roth
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000045998242
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780099399018
System control number
(OCoLC)143374040
Label
Portnoy's complaint, Philip Roth
Publication
Control code
000045998242
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
274 p.
Isbn
9780099399018
System control number
(OCoLC)143374040

Library Locations

    • Margaret Martin LibraryBorrow it
      Level 1, Royal Randwick Shopping Centre , Randwick, NSW, 2031, AU
      -33.9151421 151.2408898
Processing Feedback ...