Portnoy"s complaint
Read Online

Portnoy"s complaint by Ernest Lehman

  • 749 Want to read
  • ·
  • 53 Currently reading

Published by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. in [Burbank, CA] .
Written in English


  • Drama,
  • Mothers and sons,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Humor,
  • Sex,
  • Jewish men,
  • Jewish families,
  • Sex addicts,
  • Young men,
  • Psychoanalysis

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWarner Bros. Entertainment ; produced by Ernest Lehman in association with Sidney Beckerman ; written for the screen and directed by Ernest Lehman
SeriesWB Home Entertainment Group archive collection, Archive collection
ContributionsBenjamin, Richard, 1938- actor, Black, Karen, 1939-2013, actor, Grant, Lee, 1927- actor, Somack, Jack, actor, Berlin, Jeannie, 1949- actor, Clayburgh, Jill, actor, Conway, Kevin, actor, Stadlen, Lewis J., actor, Rains, Jessica, actor, Zee, Eleanor, 1931- actor, Lathrop, Philip, 1912-1995, director of photography, O"Steen, Sam, 1923-2000, editor of moving image work, Legrand, Michel, 1932- composer (expression), conductor, Roth, Philip, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Warner Communications Inc, Warner Home Video (Firm)
LC ClassificationsPN1997 .P67 2012
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] /
Pagination1 videodisc (101 min.)
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26944530M

Download Portnoy"s complaint


Nov 07,  · Portnoy's Complaint - Kindle edition by Philip Roth. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Portnoy's Complaint/5(). Sep 07,  · First, the book shows Roth striking the wellspring that has flowed through his writing ever since: the connection between sex and mortality. Portnoy's Complaint is still a masterclass in how. Portnoy’s Complaint is not only the title of this novel, it is also the illness defined in an epigraph that precedes the book: “A disorder in which strongly-felt ethical and altruistic. Aug 20,  · Philip Roth's fourth book, Portnoy's Complaint was the one that made his reputation for the newly crowned Booker International Prize winner and long touted for the Nobel Prize for literature. The book is a flowing and humorous monologue by Alexander Portnoy 4/5.

This summary of Portnoy’s Complaint includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included! We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important. Jan 01,  · Portnoy's Complaint, however, is a book with perfect pitch. The humor and volcanic energy of an Elkin is combined with sheer readibility, accessibility, and the stench of a psyche spraying the page with candor. This is a great book. Unlabored, unforgettable, and true.5/5(5). 57 quotes from Portnoy's Complaint: ‘You can no more make someone tell the truth than you can force someone to love you.’ Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth 52, ratings, average rating, 2, reviews Open Preview Portnoy's. May 23,  · Portnoy’s Complaint was also roundly condemned as blasphemous and profane, with Israeli scholar Gershom Scholem going so far as to call it “the book Author: Joe Sommerlad.

Nov 10,  · Unabridged on audio, read by Ron Silver and directed by the author, Philip Roth. Portnoy's Complaint is the famously outrageous confession made to his analyst by Alexander Portnoy, the Huck Finn of Newark, who is trust through life by his unappeasable sexuality, yet held back at the same time by the iron grip of his unforgettable childhood. May 26,  · John Gorton’s government banned Philip Roth’s Portnoy’s Complaint in Australia, but Penguin Books challenged the decision in court - and won. If you couldn’t ban a book in NSW it Author: David Marr. About Portnoy’s Complaint. The groundbreaking novel that propelled its author to literary stardom: told in a continuous monologue from patient to psychoanalyst, Philip Roth’s masterpiece draws us into the turbulent mind of one lust-ridden young Jewish bachelor named Alexander Portnoy. Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth (Book Analysis) Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide. 60 EBook Plurilingua Publishing This practical and insightful reading guide offers a complete summary and analysis of Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth. It provides a thorough exploration of the novel’s plot, characters and main.