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 (măl′ə-məd), Bernard 1914-1986.
American writer whose novels and short stories often depict Jewish characters coping with a lonely and seemingly unfair world. His works include The Magic Barrel (1958) and The Fixer (1966).


(ˈmæləməd; -mʊd)
(Biography) Bernard. 1914–86, US novelist and short-story writer. His works include The Fixer (1966) and Dubin's Lives (1979)


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Bernard, 1914–86, U.S. writer.
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Malamud said the divisive and pluralistic nature of the elections may carry over to the next presidential administration.
In chapter 4, various short stories by Bernard Malamud and John Edgar Wideman are put on the block.
The passing chapter looks at works from Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson (1894) to Jessie Fauset's Plum Bun and Nella Larsen's Passing (both 1929), the heroic chapter at Aime Cesaire's Cahier d'un retour au pays natal (1939) and Jean Genet's Les Negres (1958), and the apocalypse chapter at the writings of Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, John Updike, and Bernard Malamud.
While Malamud draws upon specific historic details (as well as our general experience of the world) to provide his novel with a greater sense of actuality, Samuel has imaginatively selected and arranged his historic details into a coherent and dramatic plot, without which many truths of his story would have been lost.
Once a member in good standing of the Bellow-Malamud-Roth triad (jocularly known as the Hart, Schaffner and Marx of Jewish writing), Malamud has been replaced in Wisse's canon by Ozick.
Leading critics Norman Podhoretz, Leslie Fiedler, Cynthia Ozick and Shlomo Katz as well as novelists Philip Roth, Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud and Norman Mailer, for example, have devoted a significant part of their oeuvre to explaining the Black condition as well as to exploring the interaction of the two groups in society.
Bernard Malamud, "born a Bronx boy", stands at the centre of his exhibition, educated in New York's schools and universities.
In December 1998, Carl Malamud, the chief technology officer of Invisible Worlds Inc, proposed a tax concession for those engaged in the production of Open Source software.
de Bernard Malamud (1914-1986), reune por vez primera los cincuenta y cinco cuentos producidos por uno de los cuentistas estadunidenses mas importantes del siglo XX, Malamud --hijo de una pareja de judios rusos que se establecio en Brooklyn y sobrevirio gracias a una pequena tienda de abarrotes-- desempeno trabajos a lo largo de su vida; incluso trabajo detras de un escritorio del gobierno.
Among Malamud scholars and sport literature critics alike, The Natural has acquired a reputation as a static and turgid collection of symbolic references.
Like Roy Hobbes, the title character of the Bernard Malamud baseball novel who comes out of nowhere and performs like a seasoned star, Kowroski is a "natural.
Bennekamp is reading a Malamud novel, Dubins Lives, in which Dubin cavorts with Fanny behind his wife,s back.