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    The Magic Barrel and Other Stories E–book/E–pub I count myself among the blessed for I have visited New York City I stayed in a YMCA building and shared a bunk with a petite taciturn Spanish girl whose cropped pale hair and brown skin put a spell on me that mixed itself

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    The Magic Barrel and Other Stories E–book/E–pub Superb beautifully crafted stories of marriage brokers lovelorn shoemakers angels and innocents abroad Nearest to my heart was A Summer's Reading in which a high school dropout gets no respect til one day he tells a neighbor that he will read 100 books in one summer Suddenly others are smiling and gazing kindly at him As the summer passes he reads nothing and his own self confidence begins to falter The story ends with this wonderful par

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    Bernard Malamud Å 8 Summary Read Þ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Å Bernard Malamud Read & Download The Magic Barrel and Other Stories This book made me long for the warm swaddle of classroom discussion Not that there's anything manifestly difficult about Be

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    The Magic Barrel and Other Stories E–book/E–pub Bottom line first Bernard Malamud is a writer of fine tightly crafted prose The subject matter and emotional content are not likely to be of interest to younger readers The Magic Barrel is not light summer beach read shor

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    Read & Download The Magic Barrel and Other Stories The Magic Barrel and Other Stories E–book/E–pub Bernard Malamud Å 8 Summary I picked up a copy of this book a few years ago on a whim at Goodwill It was an old library copy so old that the publisher was Farra

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    Read Þ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Å Bernard Malamud The Magic Barrel and Other Stories E–book/E–pub Bernard Malamud Å 8 Summary People don't write short stories with such simplicity and clarity any Like parables from the bible for a generation of Jewish men and women still reeling from the horrors of the holocaust and trying to make the best of immigrant life in America or brief jaunts abroad The characters ordinary folks who tend grocery stores clean buildings fix shoes always seem to run up against a single opponent who may also be well meanin

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    The Magic Barrel and Other Stories E–book/E–pub Read Þ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Å Bernard Malamud Bernard Malamud Å 8 Summary 4350 Intensely readable with old fashioned roots Bernard Malamud is like the depressed Jewish grandfather I barely remember having

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    The Magic Barrel and Other Stories E–book/E–pub Read Þ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Å Bernard Malamud Read & Download The Magic Barrel and Other Stories Notes on a Narrow Slice of LifeSo who could say that Bernard Malamud didn't write well ? Not me He writes very well indeed These 13 stories mainly about first generation Jewish immigrants in America but also about visitors to Italy

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The Magic Barrel and Other Stories

Read Þ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Å Bernard Malamud

The first seven years A shoemaker wants a better life for his daughter And he doesn t think that eading books can give her that The mourners If you don t care about the people in your life don t be mourners If you don t care about the people in your life don t be people don t care much about you The girl of my dreams A self loathing aspiring writer starts a correspondence with a mysterious lady writer Angel Levine God sends a black jewish angel to a despairing suffering man The Book of Job in Harlem NYC Behold the Key To behold or not to behold that s the uestion in this story of house hunting in Rome Italy Take Pity A man wants to help a poor embittered widow who suffered her whole life but she efuses to accept his help for herself and for her children The man feels powerless and frustrated he didn t expect offering help to a friend could be this tough The pri Superb beautifully crafted stories of marriage brokers lovelorn shoemakers angels and innocents abroad Nearest to my heart was A Summer s Reading in which a high school dropout gets no Domesticating Drink: Women, Men, and Alcohol in America, 1870-1940 respect til one day he tells a neighbor that he willead 100 books in one summer Suddenly others are smiling and gazing kindly at him As the summer passes he eads nothing and his own self confidence begins to falter The story ends with this wonderful paragraph One evening in the fall George an out of his house to the library where he hadn t been in years There were books all over the place wherever he looked and though he was struggling to control an inward trembling he easily counted off a hundred then sat down at a table to Teaching Machines: Learning from the Intersection of Education and Technology read Bottom line first Bernard Malamud is a writer of fine tightly crafted prose The subject matter and emotional content are not likely to be of interest to youngereaders The Magic
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is not summer beach Sisi: Empress on Her Own read short stories If one considers the mood these are appropriate for late fall and its increasing darkness Something like a short story version of singing the blues There is little objectionable in the way of sex violence or crude language A lot of my decision toead Bernard Malamud s The Magic Barrel had to do with my having not ead this author before Getting into the stories I could not shake the feeling that he was speaking. Malamud's 1st book of short stories The Magic Barrel was acknowledged classic from its 1959 publication They're set in NY Italy where Malamud's alter ego struggling NY Jewish Painter Arthur Fidelman oams amid the The Art of Slow Writing: Reflections on Time, Craft, and Creativity ruin. To 2019 in ways he could not have planned At the thin side I hadead about how much several others could not appreciate New Yorker modern fiction where nothing happens On a larger scale there is so much in the air about the threat of immigrants I do not know if Bernard ever published in the New Yorker but he was one of a generation of New York Area Jewish writers many from nearby New Jersey but close enough who wrote of their community s impoverished or near impoverished immigrant experience It can be said that little happens but we see deeply into community s impoverished or near impoverished immigrant experience It can be said that little happens but we see deeply into emotional lives of the men who figure at the center of all 13 stories Besides Jewish immigrants Magic Barrel includes a few stories of young American men in Italy also in financial straits
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dependent on locals Malamud s stories can be moralistic or The Life of Samuel Johnson romantic or even amusing The latter is humorous in the sense of calamity on calamity until theeader either collapses under the weight or sees the pilling on as an elaborate joke Risking a spoiler these are all sad stories Loneliness poverty fear lack of confidence psychic and cultural dislocation are the predominate themes People don t write short stories with such simplicity and clarity Any Like Parables From Like parables from bible for a generation of Jewish men and women still Statistical Inference reeling from the horrors of the holocaust and trying to make the best of immigrant life in America or brief jaunts abroad The characters ordinary folks who tend grocery stores clean buildings fix shoes always seem toun up against a single opponent who may also be well meaning and serves as the guard between them and their simple dreams To stay in an apartment or find a new one To find a wife andor love To pay for a tombstone or support a store To write in peace These are not grand dreams which is precisely what makes these stories so heartbreaking and poignant to A Wizard in Love read even 60 years later Notes on a Narrow Slice of LifeSo who could say that Bernard Malamud didn t write well Not me He writes very well indeed These 13 stories mainly about first generation Jewish immigrants in America but also about visitors to Italy from America capture so much of life in a society where one is an outsider. S of old Europe in search of an artistic patrimony They tell of egg candlers shoemakers matchmakersabbis in a voice blending vigorous urban ealism Yiddish idiom artistic magic The Magic Barrel is a book about NY abo. ,
That feeling of being here but not here or of living in a country but not belonging The wasted ex coffee salesman the harassed landlord the loner Tigers in Normandy rabbinical student they all seem to pulsate with failure with uncertainty and fatal mistakes Ah this is a book about life allight but it s a book in which the vision is almost tunnel vision Every single story without exception deals with people who cannot ise to their own imaginations of themselves They meet frustration failure death or disappointment they are deflected from any purpose they might have once had They are #Melancholy Shades Of Fruitless #shades of fruitless Does even one each his ambition They are all male No the student doesn t find a house in Rome the would be art critic abandons his esearch the would be lover lies about his Jewish origins and loses the beautiful girl the buyer on credit never pays back the so called eader never Hume on Religion reads the shoemaker allows his daughter to marry an unsuitable man Only once after humiliating an angel to tears does an old man admit his mistake and save his wife from death and this occurs in the only fantasy among the thirteen Most of the characters lose their labors come to naught they grow wiser but sadder I would assume that Malamud himself felt an outsider everywhere comfortable nowhere If that is not true his dreams must have been filled with worry because this is a most melancholy collection Does anyone smile Does anyone laugh Does anyone dash down the streetadiant with love No Life is full of personal shortcomings a bald spot a stubborn Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787-1845 rejection of family an inability to swim or make money Frustration and liesun ampant people certainly do shoot themselves in the foot again and again Life is a tragedy life always ends in disappointment these are truths told in half the literature of the world but there is to our Humble Existence Than That existence than that when Malamud writes a humorous story it is filled with underlying doubt in human nature concentrating on the tendency of people to try to be what they are not If you want thirteen superb stories to illustrate that sad point of view here they are If you think life is of a mixed bag then perhaps this book will only depress yo. Ut the immigrant experience It is high point in the modern American short story Few books of any kind have managed to depict struggle frustration heartbreak with such delight or such artistryIntroduction by Jhumpa Lahi. ,