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Of course, Bellow
, too, was comfortable with abstract thinking both by the novelists he admired as by the characters he created; in fact, it was often essential.
In his "Bellow
as Jew and Jewish Writer," Ben Siegel trenchantly explores Bellow
's strenuous effort to define his identity amid ongoing waves of enmity and anti-Semitism launched by notable American writers and critics.
could be prickly, defensive, and fiercely competitive, but he was also loyal to his many close friends.
"Given the problematic qualities of previous biographical studies of Bellow
, it is insufficient praise merely to say that this is the best one we have to date.
In perhaps the most touching moment of the biography, Bellow
's tyrannical father, Abraham, who had once been a bootlegger and was rather rough on his entire family, is baffled by his own boy's sudden, spectacular success with The Adventures of Augie March (1953) and feels a twinge of neglect.
Here is shown a simulation model of two-way bellow
actuator created by authors in Matlab's Simulink environment (Fig.
Hillman's story inspired Saul Bellow
's The Bellarosa Connection."
The principle of working of asymmetric bellow
actuator is exactly opposite to that of the principle on which the Bourdon tube is working.
was going through a divorce at the time and was not in the best of spirits, but he accepted the State Department grant because he thought the change of scenery would do him some good.