“He had fallen under a spell and was writing letters to everyone under the sun,” bellow observes.
He wrote in the High Style, after bellow, and declared war on cliché.
The deaths in the last half-decade of bellow, Mailer, and Updike have left us running a deficit in Great American Writers.
You mentioned bellow earlier and you have written about what you consider the professorial element in his novels.
As bellow writes: “You can spend the entire second half of your life recovering from the mistakes of the first half.”
He let out a bellow like a bull, and made a desperate, thoughtless effort to stand up.
He had scarcely spoken when a bellow was heard close to them.
With a bellow he flung his tail straight in the air, and charged after them.
"I know already," returned Dona Perfecta, with a sort of bellow.
Andy's comrade was hit on the sole of the foot, and broke into a bellow of pain.
apparently from Old English bylgan "to bellow," from PIE root *bhel- (4) "to sound, roar." Originally of animals, especially cows and bulls; used of human beings since c.1600. Related: Bellowed; bellowing. As a noun from 1779.