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Title Small planets : Saul Bellow and the art of short fiction / edited by Gerhard Bach and Gloria L. Cronin.
Imprint East Lansing, Mich. : Michigan State University Press, [2000]

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Subject Bellow, Saul -- Criticism and interpretation.
Short story.
Alt Name Bach, Gerhard, 1943-
Cronin, Gloria L., 1947-
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xxxii, 381 pages ; 23 cm
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-366) and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585200912 (electronic bk.) : $25.95
0870135295 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 44957871
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99023854 (OCoLC)41319973.
Table of Contents
 Back to the Beginning: A Late Look at Bellow's Early Stories / Sanford Marovitz3
 Short Stories / Peter Hyland21
 The Theme of Discontinuity in Saul Bellow's Fiction: "Looking for Mr. Green" and "A Father-to-Be" / David P. Demarest, Jr.31
 A la recherche du texte perdu: "The Gonzaga Manuscripts" / Brigitte Scheer-Schaezler43
 The Biological Draft Dodger in Bellow's "A Father-to-Be" / Richard F. Dietrich61
 Saul Bellow and the Absent Woman Syndrome: Traces of India in "Leaving the Yellow House" / Michael Austin69
 Two Women Protagonists from Bellow's Short Stories: Character Conception and Its Artistic Realization / Marianne M. Friedrich79
 The Logic of the Heart: Biblical Identity and American Culture in Saul Bellow's "The Old System" / Alan Berger93
 A New Look at "The Old System" / Sanford Pinsker103
 Zapotec Man and the Torajan Granny: "Mosby's Memoirs" and the Sacrifice of the Heart / Judie Newman113
 The Achievement of Saul Bellow's Seize the Day / Ralph Ciancio127
 Seize the Day: Intimations of Anti-Hasidic Satire / S. Lillian Kremer157
 Atonement in Bellow's Seize the Day / Gaye McCollum Simmons169
 Some Versions of the Real: The Novellas of Saul Bellow / Michael K. Glenday189
 Farcical Combat in a Busy World / Cynthia Ozick207
 Artist-by-Artist (De)Construction: Mediated Testimony in Bellow's "Zetland: By a Character Witness" / Phillip A. Snyder215
 Self and Transcendence in "A Silver Dish" / Dieter Schulz227
 Saul Bellow's "Him with His Foot in His Mouth": Why Bellow (and Other Writers) Matter / Andrew Furman239
 Bellow's "Cousins": The Suspense of Playing It to the End / Karl F. Knight253
 Saul Bellow's Fiction of Contemplation and "Why Kind of Day Did You Have?" / Jay L. Halio257
 Recent Adventures of Saul Bellow: Reflections on "What Kind of Day Did You Have?" / Alan Lelchuk265
 Love's Labors Lost: Saul Bellow's A Theft / Ben Siegel281
 Degrees of Comic Irony in A Theft and The Bellarosa Connection / Elaine B. Safer297
 Remembering and Forgetting: The Holocaust and Jewish-American Culture in Saul Bellow's The Bellarosa Connection / Alan Berger315
 Something to Remember Me By: Four Fictions of Memory / S. Lillian Kremer329
 The Actual / Mark Shechner349
 Bellow's Short Fiction: Selected Bibliography / Blaine Hall355