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Synopsis:

American's wisest, most prolific reader--and the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human"--draws upon his more than 40 years as a college professor and critic to help readers attain a truly profound engagement with great literature. (Literary Criticism)

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Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University, Berg Professor of English at New York University, and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard. His more than twenty books include Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, The Western Canon, The Book of J and The Anxiety of Influence. He is a MacArthur Prize fellow; a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; the recipient of many awards, including the Academy's Gold Medal for Criticism, and he holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Rome and Bologna.

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ISBN:
9780684859064
Author:
Bloom, Harold
Publisher:
Scribner
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Reading
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Books and reading
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Literature, Modern
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchtone ed.
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
20000605
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.4375 x 5.5 in 15.840 oz

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