A Literary Companion
About the Book
A three-time National Book Award for Fiction winner, Saul Bellow (1915–2005) is one of the most highly regarded American authors to emerge since World War II. His 60–year career produced 14 novels and novellas, two volumes of nonfiction, short story collections, plays and a book of collected letters.
His 1953 breakthrough novel The Adventures of Augie March was followed by Seize the Day (1956), Herzog (1964) and Mr. Sammler’s Planet (1970). His Humboldt’s Gift won a Pulitzer Prize in 1976 and contributed to his receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature that year.
This literary companion provides more than 200 entries about his works, literary characters, events and persons in his life. Also included are an introduction and overview of Bellow’s life, statements made by him during interviews, suggestions for writing and further study and an extensive bibliography.
About the Author(s)
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: appendix, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2016
Series: McFarland Literary Companions
Table of Contents
Chronology of Bellow’s Life and Works 5
Saul Bellow: A Literary Companion 19
On Life and Literature 197
Appendix: Writing and Research Topics 205
Book Reviews & Awards
- “Excellent series of Literary Companions”—Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine