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1934–1939

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 13397 words.

After his bankruptcy, Roth founded a new publishing house, opened a midtown book shop, and published a comprehensive anthology of quotations from the world’s leading writers past and...

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1940–1949

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 12638 words.

After his release from the penitentiary, Roth’s return to borderline publishing would have landed him back in prison for violation of parole, if not for his being asked by the FBI to help...

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1949–1952

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11044 words.

Roth’s mail-order offerings in the 1940s and 1950s were similar to the materials offered in the Times Square bookstores of the same period. Those locations were often raided because of the...

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1952–1957

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 11712 words.

Roth’s long defiance of postal rulings on the unmailability of his circulars, and his defiance of the New York District Attorney, the famous columnist Walter Winchell (he published an...

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1958–1974

Jay A. Gertzman.

in Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist

April 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 13164 words.

Despite, Roth believed, going to prison due to his fight for freedom of expression, he was psychically unfulfilled. In Lewisburg penitentiary, he wrote a long novel entitled My Friend Yesheanull...

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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 8995 words.

Chapter two offers a synopsis and analysis of the second section of Mrs. Dalloway. It focuses on the novel’s introduction to new characters and examines Woolf’s thinking behind her decision...

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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 17690 words.

In this chapter, Hoff uses allusions to many other works of literature to provide an almost line-by-line analysis of the third section of Mrs. Dalloway. The chapter discusses Woolf’s...

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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 5898 words.

This chapter provides a synopsis and breakdown of the fourth section of Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway. In this critical reading, Hoff unpacks Woolf’s subtle references and brings them out into the...

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5.

Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 1114 words.

This chapter discusses section five of Mrs. Dalloway, focusing closely on the novel’s parallels to Greek myth and legend, and stories of Homeric worlds. Touched upon in this discussion is...

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Molly Hoff.

in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Invisible Presences

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 4067 words.

Chapter six provides an interpretation of specific lines and words in the sixth section of Mrs. Dalloway. In this chapter, Hoff discusses the repeating themes present across the whole of...

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