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Title:Portnoy's Complaint
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Publisher:Vintage
ISBN:0099399016
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Number of Pages:274
Category:Classics, Literature, American, Jewish

Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth, Luca Marinelli

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Portnoy's Complaint The famous confession of Alexander Portnoy who is thrust through life by his unappeasable sexuality yet held back at the same time by the iron grip of his unforgettable childhood Hilariously funny boldly intimate startlingly candid i Portnoy s Complaint i was an immediate bestseller upon its publication in and is perhaps Roth s best known book .

i Portnoy s Complaint i n after Alexander Portnoy A disorder in which strongly felt ethical and altruistic impulses are perpetually warring with extreme sexual longings often of a perverse nature Spielvogel says Acts of exhibitionism voyeurism fetishism auto eroticism and oral coitus are plentiful as a consequence of the patient s morality however neither fantasy nor act issues in genuine sexual gratification but rather in overriding feelings of shame and the dread of retribution particularly in the form of castration Spielvogel O The Puzzled Penis i Internationale Zeitschrift fur Psychoanalyse i Vol XXIV p it is believed by Spielvogel that many of the symptoms can be traced to the bonds obtaining in the mother child relationship

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