Saul Bellow Collected Stories by Saul Bellow

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This is the definitive collection of short stories by Saul Bellow. Abundant, precise, various, rich and exuberant, the stories display the stylistic and emotional brilliance which characterizes this master of prose. Some stories recount the events of a single day, some are contained in a wider frame; each story is a characteristic combination of observation and a celebration of humanity.
 

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Published October 29, 2001 by Viking Adult. 512 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This welcome tributory volume includes eleven stories reprinted from three earlier collections and the recent novellas A Theft and The Bellarosa Connection (though not, oddly, the vigorous 1997 novella The Actual, nor Bellow’s undisputed masterpiece in the form of Seize the Day).

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"The Old System" - infused with its memories of Aunt Rose, with her "large bust, wide hips, and old-fashioned thighs of those corrupted shapes that now belong to history" - contains a passionate repudiation of this world of feeling and theatricality that maps itself onto death, that claims that o...

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This collection of 13 of Bellow's (long) short stories, many of them classics, demonstrates the Nobel Prize winner's formidable literary presence.

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