Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer was born in New Jersey in 1923 and then reared in Brooklyn. He began writing fiction before he graduated from Harvard University. His first major work, The Naked and the Dead, written in 1948, was received with great popular and critical acclaim. Mailer went on to win the Pulitzer Prize on two occasions, the first in 1968 with The Armies of the Night; the second in 1979 with The Executioner's Song. He was once acclaimed by poet Robert Lowell as 'the best journalist in America'....See more

Personality Profile For Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer

The following is a personality profile of Norman Mailer based on his work.

Norman Mailer is unconventional and somewhat inconsiderate.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is carefree as well: he does what he wants, disregarding rules and obligations. But, Norman Mailer is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.


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