Mary Gordon (review date 26 February 1995)
SOURCE: "Confession, Terminable and Interminable," The New York Times Book Review, February 26, 1995, p. 5.
[In the following review, Gordon discusses Roth's complicated relationship with his Jewishness as expressed in his A Diving Rock on the Hudson.]
The circumstances that surround the writing of Henry Roth's novel A Diving Rock on the Hudson are so special that it is impossible to expect a reading untouched by them. At the time of publication of this novel/memoir/journal—a work deliberately...
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