Saul Bellow

Standard Name: Bellow, Saul


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Intertextuality and Influence Anne Sexton
AS took the title for this volume from the novel Herzog, by Saul Bellow , whose writing she deeply admired: Live or die, but don't poison everything.
Middlebrook, Diane Wood. Anne Sexton: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin.
Its contents included Sylvia 's Death...
Reception Christina Stead
In 1974 Stead won the $6,000 Patrick White Literary Award, which White had set up with his own Nobel Prize money, targeted chiefly at older and under-appreciated Australian writers. When Saul Bellow received the Nobel...
Reception Elizabeth Taylor
Kingsley Amis welcomed this book in a style of irony to match its own: a warning to any readers who happened to dislike the prospect of loneliness, old age, and approaching death that the novel...


20 August 1940: Leon Trotsky, now living with his family...

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20 August 1940

Leon Trotsky , now living with his family in Mexico City, was wounded by a blow to his head from an ice-pick as he sat reading; it was the second assassination attempt on him...

By 20 September 1953: Saul Bellow published The Adventures of Augie...

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By 20 September 1953

Saul Bellow published The Adventures of Augie March. Martin Amis , in later hailing this as the first American novel to show an immigrant as a rightful Discoverer, or a pioneer,
Borne Back Daily. .
21 October 2008

21 October 1976: The announcement was made of the award of...

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21 October 1976

The announcement was made of the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature to US novelist Saul Bellow .
Borne Back Daily. .
21 October 2014


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