A Collection of Banned Books

Author Jay A. Gertzman's book, Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist, profiles a man whose work broke down many of the censorship laws of the time. In celebration of the paperback release of his book, Jay Gertzman held a party at which he showcased not only his book but also the books in his collection of banned works. In his … Continue reading A Collection of Banned Books

Modernists at Odds

NOW AVAILABLE! We are pleased to present the latest book in The Florida James Joyce Series: Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence Edited by Matthew J. Kochis and Heather L. Lusty “Challenges the unhelpful polarization of Lawrence and Joyce in much twentieth-century literary criticism and offers intriguing alternatives.”—Fiona Becket, author of The Complete Critical … Continue reading Modernists at Odds

Uncensored: Jay A. Gertzman Guest Post

Censorship is an ongoing topic of debate affecting all forms of the media, and it has a lengthy, colorful history. Author  Jay A. Gertzman's book, Samuel Roth, Infamous Modernist, profiles a figurehead of censorship controversy during the height of modernism in America. Here, Gertzman provides his personal take on censorship and the issues surrounding it today. … Continue reading Uncensored: Jay A. Gertzman Guest Post

Modernism’s Literary Pirate, Poet, Pornographer

Samuel Roth: Infamous Modernist By Jay A. Gertzman Available Now "Scholars and citizens with an interest in modern literature and the struggle for frank expression and publication of  candid material in a free society will be captivated by Samuel Roth: Infamous Modernist. I believe every library should own a copy; it's a must-acquire. For those fascinated … Continue reading Modernism’s Literary Pirate, Poet, Pornographer