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Seize The Day

by Saul Bellow
Introduction by Cynthia Ozick

Penguin Classics | May 27, 2003 | Trade Paperback |

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Deftly interweaving humor and pathos, Saul Bellow evokes in the climactic events of one day the full drama of one man''s search to affirm his own worth and humanity.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: May 27, 2003

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142437611

ISBN - 13: 9780142437612

Found in: Fiction and Literature

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Seize The Day

Seize The Day

by Saul Bellow
Introduction by Cynthia Ozick

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 0.39 in

Published: May 27, 2003

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142437611

ISBN - 13: 9780142437612

Table of Contents

Seize the Day Introduction by Cynthia Ozick

Seize the Day

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Deftly interweaving humor and pathos, Saul Bellow evokes in the climactic events of one day the full drama of one man''s search to affirm his own worth and humanity.

About the Author

Saul Bellow was born June 10th, 1915, in Lachine, Quebec, Canada, the son of Jewish immigrants from St. Petersburg, Russia. His family later moved to Chicago, the site of many of his future works. Bellow was the product of a diverse cultural heritage, and was educated in English, French, and Yiddish linguistics, although it is Yiddish that is thought to have been the greatest influence on his writing. Bellow studied anthropology and sociology at the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, and although he went on to pursue a doctorate at the University of Wisconsin, he eventually dropped out. He has taught at the University of Minnesota, Princeton University, the University of Chicago, New York University, and Boston University. Bellow is one of the most highly recognized and acclaimed Jewish American writers. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship which enabled him to live in Paris while completing much of The Adventures of Augie March (1953). In addition to the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for Humboldt's Gift, Bellow won the 1976 Nobel Prize in Literature for his understanding and analysis of contemporary culture. He received three National Book Awards. Included among his works are Seize the Day (1956), Henderson the Rain King (1959), Herzog (1964), Mr. Sammler's Planet (1970), To Jerusalem and Back (1976), Him With His Foot in His Mouth and Other Stories (1984), More Die of Heartbreak (1987), and Something to Remember Me By (1990).
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