The Critical Response to Saul Bellow

Author:   Gerhard P. Bach ,  Cameron Northouse
Publisher:   ABC-CLIO
Volume:   No. 20
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9780313283703


Pages:   392
Publication Date:   30 October 1995
Format:   Hardback
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The reviews and essays gathered in this volume bring into focus the different concerns and critical approaches to reading Saul Bellow over the last 50 years. The volume covers Bellow's entire career, from the late 1940s into the 1990s. Representative samples from the earliest responses to the most recent critical assessments allow the reader to view the different phases and approaches to Bellow's art over time.

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Author:   Gerhard P. Bach ,  Cameron Northouse
Publisher:   ABC-CLIO
Imprint:   Greenwood Press
Volume:   No. 20
Dimensions:   Width: 15.50cm , Height: 3.30cm , Length: 24.00cm
Weight:   0.783kg
ISBN:  

9780313283703


ISBN 10:   0313283702
Pages:   392
Publication Date:   30 October 1995
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Series Foreword by Cameron Northouse Acknowledgments Chronology Introduction Dangling Man (1944) Introducing an Important New Writer by Nathan Rothman A Man in His Time by Delmore Schwartz Dangling Man: Saul Bellow's Lyrical Experiment by James Mellard From Dangling Man to Colonies of the Spirit by Bonnie Lyons The Victim (1947) Anti-Semitism Hits a Jew by Richard Match Among the Fallen by John Farrelly Saul Bellow's The Victim by Malcolm Bradbury The Holocaust in The Victim by S. Lillian Kremer The Adventures of Augie March (1953) Portrait of an American, Chicago-Born by Arthur Mizener The Man With No Commitments by Robert Penn Warren The New American Adam in Augie March by Steven M. Gerson Looking Back at Augie March by Richard Pearce Seize the Day (1956) The Discovered Self by Herbert Gold Bellow Comes of Age by Robert Baker Running Contrary Ways: Saul Bellow's Seize the Day by Julius R. Raper Empathy and Self-Validation in Bellow's Seize the Day by J. Brooks Bouson Henderson the Rain King (1959) The Search for Salvation by Granville Hicks Henderson's Bellow by Richard G. Stern Life Against Death in Henderson the Rain King by Donald W. Markos Saul Bellow's Henderson as America by Eusebio L. Rodrigues Herzog (1964) Bellow the Brain King by Philip Rahv Hurtsog, Hairtsog, Heart's Hog by George P. Elliott Moses-Bloom-Herzog: Bellow's Everyman by David D. Galloway Weirdly Tranquil Vision: The Point of View of Moses Herzog by M. Gilbert Porter Plays (1954, 1965) Saul Bellow on the Drag Strip by Robert Brustein The Mental Comedies of Saul Bellow by Keith M. Opdahl Mr. Sammler's Planet (1970) Mr. Sammler's Planet by Irving Howe Though He Slay Me by Alfred Kazin Bellow on Modernism by Charles T. Samuels Mr. Sammler's Planet - Wells, Hitler, and the World State by Judie Newman Humboldt's Gift (1975) A Higher Selfishness by Roger Shattuck Humboldt's Gift: A New Bellow? by Edmond Schraepen Gender and Self-Deception in Humboldt's Gift by David L. Cowles To Jerusalem and Back (1976) Unsentimental Journey by Edward Grossman In Defiance of Reason by Steven D. Lavine The Dean's December (1982) An Interview with Saul Bellow by Matthew C. Roudane A Winter's Tale by Greg Johnson The Dean's December by William Harmon The Dean's December: A Companion Piece to Mr. Sammler's Plant by Liela H. Goldman Saul Bellow's Visionary Project by Allan and Nancy Feyl Chavkin Short Fiction (1968, 1984) The Rhetoric of Bellow's Short Fiction by Philip Stevick On Him with His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories by Daniel Fuchs More Die of Heartbreak (1987) More Die of Heartbreak by Leonard Michaels The Headache of Explanation by Sanford Pinsker A Contemporary Fall by Ellen Pifer A Theft (1989) Less Brains, Better Legs by George Packer It Doesn't Ring True by Andrew Gordon The Human Pair in Gogmagogsville by Gloria L. Cronin The Bellarosa Connection (1989) Memory in America by David Denby Memory and the Holocaust: Mr. Sammler's Planet and the Bellarosa Connection by Regine Rosenthal Something to Remember Me By (1991) Something to Remember Him By? by Peter Hyland Choosing to Read the Text by Brigitte Scheer-Schaezler A Guide to Bibliographies Index

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GERHARD BACH is Professor of American Studies at the Paedagogische Hochschule Heidelberg in Germany. He is also an Honorary Adjunct Professor at Brigham Young University in Utah. Bach has edited several books, and his articles have appeared in such journals as Studies in American Jewish Literature, Saul Bellow Journal, and American Literary Realism.

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