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Bellow A Biography (Modern Library Paperbacks) by James Atlas

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Published by Modern Library .
Written in English


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Number of Pages736
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Open LibraryOL7427559M
ISBN 100375759581
ISBN 109780375759581

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Saul Bellow: Novels Dangling Man, The Victim, and The Adventures of Augie March (Library of America) by Saul Bellow and James Wood | out of 5 stars With this masterly and original work, Bellow: A Biography, National Book Award nominee James Atlas gives the first definitive account of the Nobel Prizewinning authors turbulent personal and professional life, as it unfolded against the background of twentieth-century eventsthe Depression, World War II, the upheavals of the sixtiesand amid all the complexities of the/5. Saul Bellows novel, Ravelstein is within the literary genre called roman à clé; meaning a novel with a key, or a secret meaning that elucidates otherwise esoteric components of the novels plot, characters, or setting. Yes, Bellows prose is beautifully fluid, evocative, at times darkly humorous, and engulfing/5. Saul Bellow is a clear-thinking, all-seeing, foot-in-the-Classics big male American writer. The book is a little noir-ish, but most of the interesting stuff is internal -- digressions, flashbacks, arguments, paranoia. Reading this is like being with an incredibly erudite being who is forced to live on earth/5.

A literary giant, the novelist Saul Bellow () was one of the foremost chroniclers of the Jewish-American post-war experience. His many prizes include the Pulitzer, three National Book Awards, and the Nobel Prize, which he received in for the "human understanding and subtle analysis of contemporary culture that are combined in his work.". A very interesting book and for the most part, well written. The plot cluncked around from time to time and the characters had their problems too. But overall I enjoyed the book. I'm a sucker for any sort of water creature killing people in very inventive ways. I'm a fan of Steve Alten having read all of the Meg installments over the years/5(). Cadara Fireplace Bellows Solid Wood Air Bellow 17 x inch with Hanging Strap for Fire Pit Camp BBQ Fire Place Wood Stove Accessories - 40 Rivets Fixed out of 5 stars 22 $ $ Bellow-by-bellow-saul/work/' >Saul Bellow (born J ), acclaimed North American-Jewish writer, won the Nobel prize for literature in and is best known for writing novels which investigate isolation, spiritual dissociation and the possibilities of human awakening.