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Goodbye, Columbus ; and, five short stories

Philip Roth

Goodbye, Columbus ; and, five short stories

by Philip Roth

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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English

  • Edition Notes

    This collection originally published, Cleveland , World Publishing Co., 1963 ; London , Corgi, 1964. - "Goodbye Columbus" originally published, Boston, Mass. , Houghton Mifflin ; London , Deutsch, 1959.

    StatementPhilip Roth.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(8),216p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15060595M
    ISBN 100552095702
    OCLC/WorldCa16280943

    Get this from a library! Goodbye, Columbus and five short stories. [Philip Roth] -- A Radcliffe girl and a Rutgers boy learn about love in Goodbye, Columbus. Preview — Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories by Philip Roth Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories Quotes Showing of 10 “Actually we did not have the feelings we said we had until we spoke them--at least I didn't; to phrase them was to invent them and own them.”Cited by:

    In addition to "Goodbye,Columbus" this edition also includes five stories Roth wrote as a fledgling author. These stories seem to be the basis for stories that Roth attributed to the young writer, Nathan Zuckerman, in his book, "The Ghost Writer" The Ghost Writer which received criticism, in Roth's telling, for their claimed negative portrayal 4/5(2). Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories, by Philip Roth (read 17 Mar ) (National Book Award fiction prize for ) This is Roth's first published book, and consists of six works, the title work being a novella. As I recall, outside of being surprised by the frankness of some of the content, I found the stories fresh and of interest/5(15).

    The collection won the National Book Award for Fiction in , and catapulted Roth to literary stardom. Five decades after his debut, Roth remains one of America’s most celebrated living writers, having written 27 books. Goodbye, Columbus consists of six short stories. Its themes encompass paradoxical love, self-hatred, and the ambivalence. Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories, and Letting Go. NY: Library of America, (). First Printing, of the Definitive Edition of Roth's Works. 8vo. pp.


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Goodbye, Columbus is the story of Neil Klugman and pretty, spirited Brenda Patimkin, he of poor Newark, she of suburban Short Hills, who meet one summer break and dive into an affair that is as much about social class and suspicion as it is about love.

The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and by: “Goodbye Columbus” was a long ( pages) short story and GC plus 5 other stories were published together, winning a National Book Award in I remember the story as a bit racy for its day, but at almost 50 years (the book, not me) the story doesn’t seem to hold up that well/5().

The first-ever book by Goodbye Roth that I read, in college, for a course in Literature & Film, "Goodbye, Columbus" is a semi-autobiographical story about young love/lust.

The movie version of this novella, by the five short stories book, kind of sucks. I fell in love with the book and Roth's prose style immediately/5. Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Philip Roth (Author) › Visit Amazon's Philip Roth Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Price: $ The other five short stories in the book are the equal of or better than Goodbye, Columbus.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format/5. Roth was 26 when Goodbye Columbus was published by Houghton Mifflin in a compilation that included five short stories. His first book, it won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction and jump Author: Jen Doll.

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The novella was first published in in a collection called—you guessed it— Goodbye, Columbus and Five Other Stories, which won the prestigious National Book Award. Goodbye, Columbus: And Five Short Stories Philip Roth, Author, Theodore Bikel, Performed by, Harlan Ellison, Performed by Audio Literature $30 (0p) ISBN.

Goodbye, Columbus is the story of Neil Klugman and pretty, spirited Brenda Patimkin, he of poor Newark, she of suburban Short Hills, who meet one summer break and dive into an affair that is as 4/5(2). Goodbye, Columbus is the story of Neil Klugman and pretty, spirited Brenda Patimkin, he of poor Newark, she of suburban Short Hills, who meet one summer break and dive into an affair that is as much about social class and suspicion as it is about love Cited by: Goodbye, Columbus Summary.

The narrator meets Brenda Patimkin for the first time when she asks him to hold her glasses so she can dive in the pool. When he gets home that afternoon, he finds her number in the phone book and calls her. She isn't home. Description: National Book Award Winner Philip Roth's brilliant career was launched when the unknown twenty-five-year-old writer won the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship for a collection that was to be called Goodbye, Columbus, and which, in turn, captured the National Book Award.

In the famous title story, perhaps the best college. Review: Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories User Review - Clinton - Goodreads. Don't know why I went back to Roth after despising American Pastoral (surprised and disappointed that I did).

But I liked this, Roth's first published work. The novella, "Goodbye, Columbus," is good Read full review4/5(2). Goodbye, Columbus is a collection of fiction by the American novelist Philip Roth, comprising the title novella "Goodbye, Columbus"—which first appeared in The Paris Review—and five short stories.

It was his first book and was published by Houghton Mifflin. In addition to the title novella, set in New Jersey, Goodbye, Columbus contains the five short stories "The Conversion of the. Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories by Philip Roth avg.

rating Ratings Neil Klugman and pretty, spirited Brenda Patimkin - he of poor Newark, she of suburban Short Hills - meet one summer and dive into an affair that is as much about social class and suspicion as it is.

In 's My Life as A Man Roth examines how a writer revises his reality, compiling two stories "by" one Peter Tarnopol and a third in which Tarnopol is the fictional protagonist. Vintage will simultaneously reissue Goodbye, Columbus, Roth's National Book Award-winning first novel, together in a new edition with five short stories/5().

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Twenty-three year-old Neil juggles life and love while tolerating Jewish woes from the immortal (clinging, over-bearing mother figure) to the unique time /5(1).Goodbye, Columbus and Five Other Short Stories by Roth, Philip and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Goodbye, Columbus and five short stories by Philip Roth; 52 editions; First published in ; Subjects: 20th century, English Short stories, Fiction, Jews, Social life and customs, United States, Manners and customs; Places: United States; Times: 20th century.