PINYE SALZMAN, PAN, AND 'THE MAGIC BARREL'
- Fish and The Book of Tobit in Malamud's "The Magic Barrel.". Robertson, David // Studies in American Jewish Literature (Purdue University Press);2009, Vol. 28, p73
The article discusses the meaning of the addiction of the main character of the Bernard Malamud short story "The Magic Barrel" named Pinye Salzman to the smell of fish, which he loved to eat. According to Charles May, the smell is related with sex and the discovery of the character named Leo...
- Malamud's unmagic barrel. Sloan, Gary // Studies in Short Fiction;Winter95, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p51
Presents an interpretation of Bernard Malamud's short story, `The Magic Barrel'. Perception of the marriage broker character; Yielding of celestial ingenuity.
- The Playfulness of Bernard Malamud's "The Magic Barrel". Dessner, Lawrence Jay // Essays in Literature;Spring88, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p87
The article discusses the literary work, "The Magic Barrel," by Bernard Malamud which focuses on a student in search for a bride. The story is full of sentimentality and emotional clichÃ©s and there is vagueness in the characters and in the circumstances. The reader is left with an illogical...
- MALAMUD'S "SUBJECT MATTER": READING "THE MAGIC BARREL" AS STORY, COLLECTION, PHILOSOPHIC REFLECTION, AND REDEMPTION. Goodhart, Sandor // Studies in American Jewish Literature (Pennsylvania State Univer;2012, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p181
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...
- Bernard Malamud. // Language & Literature (10576037);2004, Vol. 29, p41
The article discusses the structure and symbolism found in some literary works by the author Bernard Malamud. The short stories "The Magic Barrel" and "The Lady of the Lake" are analyzed. Symbolism derived from the Torah and from Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy" which underpins many of the...
- AS IS. Gilliatt, Penelope // New Yorker;4/7/1980, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p36
The article presents the short story "As Is," by Penelope Gilliatt.
- Congregants. Henkin, Joshua // Southern Review;Autumn93, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p706
Presents the short story `Congregants,' by Joshua Henkin. Recollection of a man's bestfriend.
- My stepson's shoes. Burka, Reece // Stepfamilies;Winter95, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p1
Presents the short story `My Stepson's Shoes.'
- Our bodies no more. // Glamour;Aug92, Vol. 90 Issue 8, p228
Presents the fictional visions of authors Joyce Carol Oates, Wendy Wasserstein, Perri Klass and Erica Jong about life in a post-Roe v. Wade America.