Zuckerman Bound

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Zuckerman Bound
ZuckermanBound.jpg
First edition cover
Author Philip Roth
Country United States
Language English
Series Zuckerman Bound
Genre Novel
Publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date
1985
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)

Zuckerman Bound is a trilogy of novels by Philip Roth, originally published in 1985.

Plot[edit]

Each of the books follows the struggles and writing career of Roth's novelist alter ego Nathan Zuckerman.

Contents[edit]

The bound trilogy consists of:

And an epilogue:

Reception[edit]

Zuckerman Bound met with great acclaim upon publication. In The New York Times Book Review critic Harold Bloom wrote "'Zuckerman Bound' merits something reasonably close to the highest level of esthetic praise for tragicomedy, partly because as a formal totality it becomes much more than the sum of its parts."[1]

Different editions[edit]

The Library of America edition, Zuckerman Bound: A Trilogy & Epilogue 1979–1985, also includes a previously unpublished television screenplay for The Prague Orgy.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harold Bloom, "His Long Ordeal By Laughter," The New York Times Book Review, May 19, 1985.