Eros, Thanatos and Oceanic Oneness in Henry Roth’s Call it Sleep

In Chapter IX of Henry Roth’s Call it Sleep, David achieves a rudimentary understanding of the intrinsic connection between sexuality and death. He is confronted with the reality of death for the first time in his short life when he sees a row of funeral hearses in the street. This experience causes David a great … Read moreEros, Thanatos and Oceanic Oneness in Henry Roth’s Call it Sleep