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Magic Barrel

Bernard Malamud

Magic Barrel

by Bernard Malamud

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Published by Avon Books (Mm) .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7431949M
ISBN 100380499738
ISBN 109780380499731

This Study Guide consists of approximately 48 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Magic Barrel. On a cold day in February, Leo Finkle, a year-old rabbinical student at New York's Yeshivah University, is. Leni Zumas’ new novel, Red Clocks, was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, an Indie Next List selection, and a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Literary Fiction pick. Zumas is also the author of the story collection Farewell Navigator and the novel The Listeners, which was .

  Excerpt from "The Far West to the Middle East". Bernard Malamud was born in in New York City and later received his B. A. from City College of New York and his M. A. from Columbia University. All of Malamud's works are highly respected, including "Armistice" (his first), "The Magic Barrel," which won the National Book Award, "The Fixer," which received a Pulitzer Prize.5/5(1).

The Magic Barrel Summary & Study Guide Bernard Malamud This Study Guide consists of approximately 48 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Magic Barrel. National Book Foundation > Books > The Magic Barrel. The Magic Barrel Winner, National Book Awards for Fiction. ISBN Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Bernard Malamud. More about this author > Get This BOOK.


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Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction Bernard Malamud's first book of short stories, The Magic Barrel, has been recognized as a classic from the time it was published in The stories are set in New York and in Italy (where Malamud's alter ego, the struggling New York Jewish painter, Arthur Fidelman, roams amid the ruins of old Europe in search of his artistic4/5.

Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction. Introduction by Jhumpa Lahiri. Bernard Malamud's first book of short Magic Barrel book, The Magic Barrel, has been recognized as a classic from the time it was published in The stories are set in New York and in Italy (where Malamud's alter ego, the struggleing New York Jewish Painter Arthur Fidelman, roams amid the ruins of old Europe in search of his Cited by: The Magic Barrel Introduction.

Imagine if OkCupid or Tinder were way more serious and completely controlled by a weird old dude who smells like fish. Welcome to the wild world of Jewish matchmakers and the bachelors and bachelorettes who seek them out. Leo Finkle, the most uptight rabbinical student of all time, decides that he can get a bigger congregation if he has a wife.

George Estreich’s publications include a book of poems, Textbook Illustrations of the Magic Barrel book Body (Cloudbank, ); a memoir, The Shape of the Eye (SMU Press, ; Penguin, ), which received the Oregon Book Award in Creative Nonfiction; and Fables and Futures: Biotechnology, Disability, and the Stories we Tell Ourselves (MIT Press, ).

The Magic Barrel by Bernard Malamud. Not long ago there lived in uptown New York, in a small, almost meager room, though crowded with books, Leo Finkle, a rabbinical student in the Yeshivah University. Finkle, after six years of study, was to be ordained in June and. The The Magic Barrel Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like : Bernard Malamud.

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"The Magic Barrel" is has a pretty dense plot, and Malamud's aerates this density with a very precise choice of words. For example, he describes Salzman as "a skeleton with haunted eyes" (). That's only five words and yet it says a ton about Salzman's character, demeanor and state of mind at that moment.

he stories in Bernard Malamud’s "The Magic Barrel" have a wide range, but what is most memorable about them is their depth. They are funny and tragic and true to humanity. One of the best, "The Last Mohican," is about a painter who has turned author and gone to Italy to write a critical study of Giotto.

The Magic Barrel is a book about New York and about the immigrant experience, and it is high point in the modern American short story. Few books of any kind have managed to depict struggle and frustration and heartbreak with such delight, or such artistry/5(25).

The Magic Barrel: Thirteen Stories by Bernard Malamud and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “The Magic Barrel” begins with the introduction of Leo Finkle, who is twenty-seven and in search of a suitable wife, to Pinye Salzman, who has advertised his services as a matchmaker in a.

Magic Barrel book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A darkly funny graphic novel from the acclaimed author of Petropolis /5(). Goodbye Columbus won the prestigious National Book Award for fiction inas Bellow’s Augie March had done inand as Malamud’s collection of short stories, The Magic Barrel, had in   Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction.

Introduction by Jhumpa Lahiri. Bernard Malamud's first book of short stories, The Magic Barrel, has been recognized as a classic from the time it was published in The stories are set in New York and in Italy (where Malamud's alter ego, the struggleing New York Jewish Painter Arthur Fidelman, roams amid the ruins of old Europe in search /5(7).

The Magic Barrel, written by Bernard Malamud infollows the story of Leo Finkle, a reclusive rabbinical student, as he enlists the help of matchmaker Pinye Salzman in finding an appropriate.

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Friends. BARRY LOPEZ is reading at this fall's Magic Barrel. Lopez the author of Arctic Dreams, for which he received the National Book Award; Of Wolves and Men, a National Book Award finalist, for which he received the John Burroughs and Christopher medals; and eight works of fiction, including Light Action in the Caribbean, Field Notes, and Resistance.

Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction. Introduction by Jhumpa Lahiri. Bernard Malamud's first book of short stories, The Magic Barrel, has been recognized as a classic from the time it was published in The stories are set in New York and in Italy (where Malamud's alter ego, the struggleing New York Jewish Painter Arthur Fidelman, roams amid the ruins of old Europe in search 4/5(2).Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction.

Introduction by Jhumpa Lahiri. Bernard Malamud's first book of short stories, The Magic Barrel, has been recognized as a classic from the time it was published in The stories are set in New York and in Italy (where Malamud's alter ego, the struggleing New York Jewish Painter Arthur Fidelman, roams amid the ruins of old Europe in search of his 5/5(1).“The Magic Barrel” by Bernard Malamud is the story of a young rabbi-in-training, Leo Finkle.

Leo, after six years of intense study, is about to be ordained and is hoping to lead his own.