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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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Noun1.Malamud - United States writer (1914-1986)
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41-57; Wideman, "Valaida"; Malamud, "The Jewbird," in The Stories of Bernard Malamud, pp.
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.
The essay about an aging Bernard Malamud is at once lovely and pathetic, as Roth charts an eleven-year separation and a reunion in which the younger writer cannot commend his mentor on work of diminished quality.
But are the quotes such as the remark of American writer Bernard Malamud - 'The past excludes legend: one can't make pure clay out of time's mud' really worth recalling?
Cheuse has probably read as much as anyone ever, and had the good fortune of a literary career that included studying at Rutgers under John Ciardi, working at Breadloaf with Frost and Ellison, and teaching with John Gardner and Bernard Malamud at Bennington.
But Diana Malamud, widow of an architect who died in the AMIA tragedy, is skeptical that justice will be served.
Even Roth, whose age and long-established celebrity place him with Saul Bellow and Bernard Malamud in the postwar triumvirate, belongs to the second wave of important Jewish writers given his recent fiction's "pre- occupation with Israel and Middle East matters" (p.
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.
A superficial comparison of Roth with Malamud reveals two versions of the problems of self-definition which is at the core of this literature.
Speaking on the sidelines of a Turkmenistan International Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference (TIOGE) in Ashgabat on March 13, 1998, Merhav's senior vice president of finance Leo Malamud was quoted by 'AFP' as saying that interest in Turkmenistan is "tremendous", and adding: "The whole region is opening up.
Malamud suggests that anyone who produces software that is in the public domain and that is used by at least 1000 people should be entitled to deduct the development and operational costs from their gross income for tax purposes.
Malamud, who wrote The Assistant while teaching in Corvallis, would certainly understand.