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Harold Bloom was born on July 11, 1930 in New York City. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell in 1951 and his Doctorate from Yale in 1955. After graduating from Yale, Bloom remained there as a teacher, and was made Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1983. Bloom's theories have changed the way that critics think of literary tradition and has also focused his attentions on history and the Bible. He has written over twenty books and edited countless others. He is one of the most famous critics in the world and considered an expert in many fields. In 2010 he became a founding patron of Ralston College, a new institution in Savannah, Georgia, that focuses on primary texts. His works include Fallen Angels, Till I End My Song: A Gathering of Last Poems, Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of The King James Bible. Harold Bloom passed away on October 14, 2019 in New Haven, at the age of 89. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Bloom has edited several books with the same title for different series. Combine with care.

How to Read and Why 2,592 copies, 29 reviews
The book of J 1,051 copies, 8 reviews
Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? 699 copies, 6 reviews
Hamlet: Poem Unlimited 405 copies, 3 reviews
A Map of Misreading 212 copies, 1 review
Deconstruction and Criticism 200 copies, 1 review
The Art of Reading Poetry 194 copies, 4 reviews
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (Editor) 138 copies, 1 review
Kabbalah and Criticism 116 copies, 1 review
Fallen Angels 54 copies, 2 reviews
The Literary Criticism of John Ruskin (Editor) 38 copies, 1 review
Shakespeare's Othello 28 copies, 1 review
The Hero's Journey 21 copies, 1 review
The Grotesque 18 copies
Alienation 18 copies
The Labyrinth 15 copies
Death and Dying 15 copies
Human Sexuality 14 copies
The Wind and the Rain (Editor) 13 copies, 1 review
The Trickster 10 copies
The Sublime 8 copies
The Taboo 7 copies
Frankenstein (Afterword, some editions) 36,312 copies, 636 reviews
Don Quixote (Introduction, some editions) 26,712 copies, 368 reviews
Romeo and Juliet (Commentary, some editions) 24,907 copies, 247 reviews
Blood Meridian (Introduction, some editions) 9,894 copies, 238 reviews
Twelfth Night (Contributor, some editions) 9,356 copies, 99 reviews
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Editor, some editions) 4,704 copies, 72 reviews
In Search of Lost Time (Introduction, some editions) 3,462 copies, 39 reviews
Long Day's Journey into Night (Foreword, some editions) 3,166 copies, 33 reviews
Paradise Lost [Norton Critical Edition] (Contributor, some editions) 2,007 copies, 12 reviews
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (Afterword, some editions) 1,395 copies, 21 reviews
The Poetry and Prose of William Blake {Erdman, ed.} (Commentary, some editions) 1,235 copies, 5 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 849 copies, 6 reviews
The Complete Poems of Hart Crane (Introduction, some editions) 602 copies, 4 reviews
The QPB Companion to The Lord of the Rings (Contributor) 319 copies, 1 review
The selected poetry and prose of Shelley (Editor, some editions) 271 copies
Alone with the Alone (Preface, some editions) 214 copies, 2 reviews
Selected Poems [ed. Bloom] (Editor) 97 copies
On the Bible (Introduction) 80 copies
Unlocking the English Language (Introduction) 79 copies, 2 reviews
Snake's Hands: The Fiction of John Crowley (Preface) 43 copies, 1 review
Anselm Kiefer: Merkaba (Contributor) 21 copies
Selected Poems of Jay Wright (Afterword) 21 copies
Bloom's Literary Guide to London (Introduction) 20 copies
Bloom's Literary Guide to Paris (Introduction) 17 copies
Bloom's Literary Guide to New York (Introduction) 16 copies
The Best Australian Essays 2003 (Contributor) 15 copies
Bloom's Literary Guide to Rome (Introduction) 13 copies, 1 review
Bloom's Literary Guide to Dublin (Introduction) 10 copies
Sunstone - Issue 145, March 2007 (Contributor) 2 copies
Critical Essays on Galway Kinnell (Contributor) 2 copies
Hebbes 4 (Contributor) 2 copies
Antony & Cleopatra (Afterword, some editions) 1 copy
Tragedie (Introduction) 1 copy
Hamlet (Afterword, some editions) 1 copy

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Harold Bloom wordt wereldwijd gezien als een van de belangrijkste literatuurcritici en een van de meest vooraanstaande denkers. Hij is Sterling Professor of the Humanities aan Yale University en de auteur van een groot aantal belangwekkende boeken, waaronder The Western Canon, Shakespeare: the invention of the human en The anxiety of influence. Bloom schreef bovendien essays over onder meer Keats, Shelley, Wilde en Poe.
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