Requiem for Harlem: Mercy of a Rude Stream Volume IV, A Novel

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Macmillan, 15 груд. 1998 р. - 304 стор.

Completed just months before Henry Roth's death, the four-volume works of Mercy of a Rude Stream has become an epic American literary event. Here, in Requiem for Harlem, Roth tells the psychologically lacerating love story of Ira Stigman, a senior at City College, who has fallen for Edith Welles, NYU professor and muse of modern poets. Set both in the fractured world of Jewish Harlem and in the bohemian maelstrom of Greenwich Village, Requiem for Harlem provides a fitting epitaph that concludes the literary exodus that propelled Roth from alienation to artistic and personal redemption.

 

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Masterpiece. The best stuff seems to be able to move beyond balancing beauty and brutality to reveal them as an irreconcilable unity; a necessary paradox. This book, and the three volumes which set it ... Читати огляд повністю

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CONTENTS
49
PART ONE 1
102
EDITORS AFTERWORD
273
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
289
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Henry Roth died in New Mexico in 1995. His previous novels include Call it Sleep, one of the greatest novels of this century, as well as A Star Shines Over Mt. Morris Park, A Diving Rock on the Hudson, and From Bondage.

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