Philip Roth Studies

Article Submissions
Philip Roth Studies is published by Purdue University Press for the Phillip Roth Society. To submit to an article, visit!philip-roth-studies/c1dse or write to philiprothstudies [at] gmail [dot] com.

Executive Editors: Maren Scheurer and Aimee Pozorski

Maren Scheurer works as a postdoctoral research associate and lecturer at the Departments of Comparative Literature and English and American Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. She studied comparative literature, English studies, and psychoanalysis in Frankfurt and York (UK), and completed her doctorate in comparative literature at Goethe University Frankfurt in 2016. Her research interests include psychoanalytic aesthetics in contemporary media as well as the transformations of realism in late nineteenth-century literature. Her essays have appeared in a wide range of journals and edited collections, and, with Aimee Pozorski, she is coeditor of “Philip Roth’s Trans-Disciplinary Translations,” a special issue of Philip Roth Studies. Her book Transferences: The Aesthetics and Poetics of the Therapeutic Relationship is forthcoming with Bloomsbury (2019).


Aimee Pozorski holds a PhD in English from Emory University (2003) where she also earned a certificate in psychoanalytic studies. She has authored Roth and Trauma: The Problem of History in the Later Works (Continuum), Falling After 9/11: Crisis in American Art and Literature (Bloomsbury), and a third trauma monograph entitled AIDS-Trauma and Politics (Lexington). She has edited or coedited numerous volumes on the topics of Philip Roth, American modernism, and HIV/AIDS representation. Her areas of expertise include contemporary American literature, transatlantic modernism, theories of trauma and ethics, and narrative medicine. She is a professor of English at Central Connecticut State University, where she also directs the English graduate program and codirects the minor in American studies.


Founding Editor: Derek Parker Royal

Former Editors: Debra Shostak and David Brauner


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Philip Roth Studies
Semi-Annually, Print & Online
Project MUSE

Aims and Scope

Philip Roth Studies, a peer-reviewed, semiannual journal published by Purdue University Press in cooperation with the Philip Roth Society, welcomes all writing pertaining entirely or in part to Philip Roth, his fiction, and his literary and cultural significance. The editors seek submissions from established and emergent scholars alike, as well as from the United States and abroad. Recently, the journal published three special issues: “Philip Roth’s Transdisciplinary Translation,” “Other People’s Roths,” and, in spring 2019, a special memorial issue reflecting on life, literature, and legacy of Philip Roth.

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