This Day in History
Jean Calvin, French religious reformer (1509-1564); Camille Pissarro, French painter (1830-1903); Marcel Proust, French writer (1871-1922); Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese writer (1888-1960); Giorgio de Chirico, Italian painter (1888-1978); Saul Bellow, US ...
My grandfather was a commissioner on the Chicago Stock Yards. But like Pip, I had great expectations, and they were called “Europe.” Like so many children of the University of Chicago-Saul Bellow, Susan Sontag-I aspired not just to know Europe but to ...
Brooks: The creative climate
Saul Bellow combined the strictness of the Jewish conscience with the free-floating go-getter-ness of the American drive for success. Sometimes creativity happens in pairs, duos like Lennon and McCartney who bring clashing worldviews but similar tastes.
The Tea Party's New Front in the American Culture Wars: Literature
And of course Adam Bellow's father, Saul, wrote one of the first and most powerful anti-Sixties novels in Mr. Sammler's Planet, inveighing against the sexual and racial liberations of that decade, which he contrasted with the old-world moral ...