TITLE

MALAMUD'S "SUBJECT MATTER": READING "THE MAGIC BARREL" AS STORY, COLLECTION, PHILOSOPHIC REFLECTION, AND REDEMPTION

AUTHOR(S)
Goodhart, Sandor
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Studies in American Jewish Literature (Pennsylvania State Univer;2012, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p181
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Short Story Review
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the short story "The Magic Barrel," by Bernard Malamud. It outlines the characters and explores the symbolic significance of the characters. It describes the characters of "The First Seven Years" and explores the parallels and differences in the stories. It cites a passage in "A Treasury of Yiddish Stories," by Irving Howe and Eliezer Greenberg.
ACCESSION #
82085558

 

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