Then there’s the matter of language and tone. Beginning with Goodbye Columbus, I’ve been attracted to prose that has the spontaneity and ease of spoken language at the same time that is solidly grounded on the page, weighted with the irony, precision, ambiguity associated with a more traditional written rhetoric” (Philip Roth, Why write?, 2017 p.65).
“Am I Lonnof? Am I Zuckerman? Am I Portnoy? I could be, I suppose. I may be yet. As of now I am nothing like so sharply delineated as a character in a book. I am still amorphous Roth” (Philip Roth, Why write?, 2017 p.133). Continuar lendo “Philip Roth e a potência da escrita”