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Robert Baker, a review in Chicago Review, Vol 11, 1957, pp. 107-10.

Asserts that Seize the Day demonstrates that Bellow has attained "full artistic maturity".

Richard Giannone, "Saul Bellow's Idea of Self. A Reading of Seize the Day," in Renascence: Essays on Value in Literature, Vol. 27, 1975, pp. 193-205.

Sees Wilhelm, like all of Bellow's protagonists, on a quest to discover what makes him human and gives him dignity.

Andrew Jefchak, "Family Struggles in Seize the Day,'" in Studies in Short Fiction, Vol. 11, 1974, pp. 297-302.

An analysis of the frustrated family relations in the novel and the alienation that results.

M. A. Klug, "Saul Bellow The Hero in the Middle," in Dalhousie RevIew, Vol. 56, 1976, pp. 462-78.

Views Bellow's work within the traditIon of American literature and discusses his heroes from Joseph in Dangling Man through Sammler in Mr. Sammler's Planet Klug believes Bellow "offers the most sustained and penetrating...

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