Saul Bellow / editor, Allan Chavkin

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Subjects: Bellow, Saul--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2012
Series: Critical insights
Critical insights
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xv, 360 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: 4edt : Chavkin, Allan Richard, 1950-
Salem Press
Notes: LCCN: 2011018806
ISBN: 9781587658242 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1587658240 (alk. paper)
Includes four new essays commissioned especially for this volume as well as fourteen previously published essays
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents: About this volume / Allan Chavkin -- Career, life, and influence -- On Saul Bellow / Allan Chavkin -- Biography of Saul Bellow / Victoria Aarons -- The Paris review perspective / Natalie Jacoby for the Paris review -- Critical contexts. Psychology and the fiction of Saul Bellow / Andrew M. Gordon -- Saul Bellow : the cultural and historical context / Judie Newman -- The Holocaust and history in Bellow and Malamud / Daniel Fuchs -- Saul Bellow : the critical reception / Gloria l. Cronin -- Critical readings. Exhausting ennui : Bellow, Dostoevsky, and the literature of boredom / Jean-François Leroux -- The double vision : The victim by Saul Bellow / Jonathan Baumbach -- Saul Bellow : The adventures of Augie March / Donald Pizer -- "The Hollywood thread" and the first draft of Saul Bellow's Seize the day / Allan Chavkin -- The fifties novels : The adventures of Augie March, Seize the day, and Henderson the rain king / Malcolm Bradbury -- "Weirdly tranquil" vision : the point of view of Moses Herzog / Gilbert Porter -- The Holocaust in Mr. Sammler's planet / S. Lillian Kremer -- "Farcical martyrs" and "deeper thieves" in Bellow's Humboldt's gift / Allan Chavkin and Nancy Feyl Chavkin -- The dean's december / Robert F. Kiernan -- On Him with his foot in his mouth and other stories / Daniel Fuchs -- A contemporary fall : more die of heartbreak / Ellen Pifer -- Saul bellow's Ravelstein and the graying of American humor / Sarah Blacher Cohen -- Koheleth in Chicago : the quest for the real in "looking for Mr. Green" / Eusebio l. Rodrigues -- Shame and Saul Bellow's "Something to remember me by" / Andrew Gordon -- Resources -- Chronology of Saul Bellow's life -- Works by Saul Bellow
King copy purchased with monies from the Robert B. Sinclair Library Collections Fund
Donation Info: Donor : Sinclair, Robert B
OCLC Number: 723529654
ISBN/ISSN: 9781587658242