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A Reintroduction to Philip Roth

February 11, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 11, 2021

Philip Roth

Four sessions on Zoom, Thursday, January 21 – Feb 11, 1:30-2:30PM

Taught by Izzi Abrams 

Join Izzi Abrams for a course on the life and legacy of the prolific author, Philip Roth. Roth, who died in 2018, wrote 27 novels including Goodbye Columbus and Portnoy’s Complaint and was a central and controversial figure in American fiction for over 50 years.

This course will focus on two of his later novels, The Plot Against America, a work of alternate history in which Charles Lindbergh becomes president of the United States and Nemesis, a novel that focuses on the outbreak of a polio epidemic in Newark, NJ in the 1940’s.

Please read the first 100 pages of The Plot Against America by the first class.

Purchase the books here, also available at local libraries:

The Plot Against America

For questions contact Sara Ewing at sewing@jccns.com


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February 11, 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Sara Ewing
(781) 476-9913
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