AGORA

Journée d’études internationale : « Philip Roth's American Pastoral »

le 29 novembre 2012 à l’occasion du programme d’agrégation d’anglais.

Université de Cergy Pontoise, chênes 1, salle de conférences

Organisation: Rémi Astruc, Velichka Ivanova, et le Centre de Recherche Textes et Francophonies (CRTF) - EA
1392, UFR Lettres et sciences humaines, Université de Cergy-Pontoise


Contact et renseignements: Marie Fremin, secrétaire du CRTF : marie.fremin@u-cergy.fr

Morning session: 10:00 - 12:30

10:00 - 10:15 Lazare BITOUN (University Paris 8): « Introduction au roman juif américain : Bellow, Malamud et
Roth »
10:15 - 10:45 Gustavo SANCHEZ-CANALES (Autónoma University of Madrid): “Classical Greek Archetypes
in American Pastoral and The Human Stain”
10:45 - 11:15 Theodora TSIMPOUKI (University of Athens): “The Frontier, the Dreamer and the Dream: Crane, Roth
and the Urgencies of American Nationhood”
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:00 Debra SHOSTAK (The College of Wooster, Ohio): “American Pastoral’s Ghost Writer: Anne Frank in
Old Rimrock”
12:00 - 12:30 Aimee POZORSKI (President of the Philip Roth Society; Central Connecticut State University): “The
Fall of the House of Levov: Bill Orcutt and the Unmaking of America in American Pastoral”

Afternoon session: 14:00 - 16:30

14:00 - 14:30 Till KINZEL (Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany): “‘Hate America?’: Negotiating
Melancholy, Death, and Self-Knowledge in American Pastoral”
14:30 - 15:00 Rémi ASTRUC (Université de Cergy-Pontoise): "Aesthetics of Idiocy in American Pastoral”
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00 Pia MASIERO (University of Venice, Ca’ Foscari): “On Focalization again: What about the Reader?”
16:00 - 16:30 Velichka IVANOVA (University Paris 3): “Author-Reader Dialogue in American Pastoral”
Session moderators: Lazare Bitoun (University Paris 8) and Aristi Trendel (Université du Maine).

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