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Saul Bellow : a biography of the imagination

Author: Ruth Miller
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A longtime friend of Saul Bellow tracks the novelist's life, examines his work's often critical reception, and studies the interplay between Bellow's life and his creation of fiction.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Saul Bellow; Saul Bellow; Saul Bellow; Saul Bellow; Saul Bellow; Saul Bellow
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Miller
ISBN: 0312039271 9780312039271
OCLC Number: 20595522
Description: xxiii, 385 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: "This is where you should be" --
"Where are you going?" "Chicago. In America" --
The Jason from Chicago --
Tough enough to hold --
"Jewish suffering does not drive us from human nature" --
"By-blow of a travelling man" --
"Go! My child is missing. The world is chaos" --
"Is that perhaps the cousin from New Orleans they were expecting?" --
"Distractions of a fiction writer" --
"I am to suffering, as Gary is to smoke" --
"Violations of the spirit" --
"Dear Mama, as to why I haven't visited your grave in so long--
" --
"Life and death are two slopes under me" --
"Duck the bricks or field the bouquets" --
"If in--in. No? If out--out. Yes? No? So answer" --
The well-worn map --
"I speak as a person who has lately received or experienced light" --
Enrolled in theosophical kindergarten --
"The man with no foothold" --
"Can't go through it on the old iambic pentameter" --
In stormy solitude --
"Even Adam, who had God Himself to talk to, asked for a human companion" --
"At times I feel like a socket that remembers its tooth" --
"Maybe they believe me because very simply it's true" --
The writings of Saul Bellow --
Interviews with Saul Bellow --
Table of contents of each issue of The noble savage.
Responsibility: Ruth Miller.

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A longtime friend of Saul Bellow tracks the novelist's life, examines his work's often critical reception, and studies the interplay between Bellow's life and his creation of fiction.

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