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Portnoy’s Complaint

But is it just that? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Ed hai il coraggio di lamentarti? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I lamenfo the line, “What I’m saying, Doctor, is that I don’t seem to stick my dick up these porhnoy, as much as I stick it up their backgrounds-as though through fucking I e, discover America”. Around the Year i He doesn’t want that life, either.

In my adult life this means the custodian, whom after leaving Vietnam as an portnly person has to toil with 2 and sometimes 3 jobs to send his son and seemingly only hope at respectability in this career driven society of ours to college. Appartieni al popolo che l’Onnipotente ha designato come eletto fra tutti. A bit of a twisted road to get to Philip Roth’s infamous, sexually explicit work that caused a big splash when published in Well, yes, but so what?

Alexander hesitates to choose between life according to the expectations of his family or the free life that escapes him in the impossibility of making a choice!


El lamento de Portnoy – Philip Roth – Google Libros

You have to answer me here. You stay out of my family!

This shit is funny and real and insightful. Preview — Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth.

But humor aside, I also appreciated some other aspects of the story. Explains where the famous df neurosis in New York Jews comes from.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In addition he develops a very pessimistic vision of marriage, a tragicomic vision! I remember standing alone in NYC coming from a small town in Oregon at age 17 and lamnto the enormous variety of people and thinking how great it would be to be with the deaf man, the black man, the man in a wheel chair, the businessman, etc,etc,etc.

While cleverly written and quite funny in some parts, the rant-like nature of this book got The title is apt for this book, because the entire thing is a complaint, made by Alexander Portnoy to his shrink.

Flour is not cheap and ingredients are not to be wasted! A me i sogni mi succedono!

Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth

I guess I can work with that. Jul 23, Lubinka Dimitrova rated it really liked it Shelves: Let the cat out of the bag! Is it just anger, contempt? As an older and now completely lapsed Jew, I found “Portnoy’s Complaint” hilarious, shocking and frighteningly accurate, if a bit exaggerated. Alexander touches us, captivates us with his vision of things, he does not deny his belonging or hates his parents, but he opposes certain uses or beliefs.


The book was fun, but I strongly suspect that if it weren’t for the narrator, I might have never finished it.

But I could never expect Roth to pull this off successfully considering his great antipathy for womankind. Tra farsa e tragedia edipica, Portnoy si rivela a seconda dei momenti infante sperduto con la nostalgia della madre che lo minaccia di evirazione con il coltello di cucina, giovane maschio che vede l’erezione come stato di divina prigionia e diviene soggetto di necessaria educazione all’onanismo sfrenato, uomo adulto virile e dominante che innalza contro la repressione puritana l’idolo del proibito, scelta negativa che conduce a una morale pansessuale e edonistica.

Nella sua cronica insoddisfazione, nei suoi insuccessi iterati, Portnoy pensa se stesso come un mentecatto con una sofferenza significante e dignitosa, un ebreo infelice che disprezza se stesso, dove l’esagerazione viene eletta a stile esistenziale.

It was adapted into a movie starring Richard Benjamin who also starred in his Goodbye, Columbusand I recall seeing scenes from it late at night on TV, but it looked overdone and checking the internet it got really mixed reviews.

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