MALAMUD, Bernard
(1914-1986)
   US writer whose fiction, beginning with The Natural (1952), a mythopoeic tale of US baseball, makes use of techniques and motifs from Russian-Jewish folklore and story-telling traditions, with the result thatmany of his short stories are technically fantasies. His only novel of strong genre interest, God's Grace (1982), mixes sf and fable - at times uneasily - in the tale of a lone human survivor of a nuclear HOLOCAUST attempting vainly to restart civilization by breeding with a group of intelligent apes (APES AND CAVEMEN) that have also, rather miraculously, survived the worldwide tsunami responsible for the extirpation of all else.
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   See also: END OF THE WORLD; RELIGION.

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  • MALAMUD, BERNARD — (1914–1986), U.S. novelist. Born in New York City, Malamud began to teach in 1939, went west to Oregon State College (an experience used in his third novel, A New Life, 1961), and later taught at Harvard. Malamud was elected president of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Malamud, Bernard — born April 26, 1914, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. died March 18, 1986, New York, N.Y. U.S. novelist and short story writer. Born to Russian Jewish immigrants, he was educated at City College of New York and Columbia University, and he later taught… …   Universalium

  • Malamud, Bernard — (1914–86)    US novelist. Malamud was born in New York City and taught literature in Oregon and at Harvard. His novels and short stories focus realism, compassion and irony on Jewish ‘little men’ trying to cope with a gentile environment. His… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Malamud,Bernard — Mal·a·mud (mălʹə 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). * * * …   Universalium

  • Malamud, Bernard — (1914 86)    Amerian novelist. He was born in New York. He taught at Oregon State University and Bennington College. A number of his novels deal with Jewish themes, including Idiots First, The Assistant and The Fixer …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Malamud, Bernard — ► (1914 86) Escritor estadounidense. Plantea los conflictos de los judíos en E.U.A. con un tono humorístico. Autor de El ayudante (1957) y El hombre de Kiev (1966). * * * (26 abr. 1914, Brooklyn, N.Y., EE.UU.–18 mar. 1986, Nueva York, N.Y.).… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Malamud, Bernard —    см. Маламуд, Бернард …   Писатели США. Краткие творческие биографии

  • Malamud — Malamud, Bernard …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bernard Malamud — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Bernard Malamud Bernard Malamud (Nueva York, 26 de abril de 1914 íd., 18 de marzo de 1986) fue un escritor estadounidense, considerado uno de los principales exponentes de la literatura judía …   Wikipedia Español

  • Malamud — Bernard Malamud (* 26. April 1914 in Brooklyn; † 18. März 1986 in New York) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Wichtige Auszeichnungen 3 Werke (Auswahl) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MALAMUD (B.) — MALAMUD BERNARD (1914 1986) Né à New York de parents juifs immigrants, épiciers à Brooklyn, Bernard Malamud fait des études littéraires au City College de New York pendant la Dépression. Titulaire d’un bachelor of arts d’anglais, il exerce divers …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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