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Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations Set, 96-Volumes
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Harold Bloom, Editor
  • From the Series: Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations
  • Trim Size: 6-1/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791099822
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9982-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $4,320.00
    Discount Price: $3,888.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 08/01/2011
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations presents a selection of the best current criticism on the most widely read and studied poems, novels, and dramas of the Western world, from timeless classics like Oedipus Rex and The Iliad to such modern and contemporary works as Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea and Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera.

Each title features:

  • Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism
  • Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index
  • An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

Specifications

Chronology. Bibliography. Index.

About the Author(s)

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University. Educated at Cornell and Yale universities, he is the author of 30 books, including Shelley's Mythmaking (1959), The Visionary Company (1961), Blake's Apocalypse (1963), Yeats (1970), A Map of Misreading (1975), Kabbalah and Criticism (1975), Agon: Toward a Theory of Revisionism (1982), The American Religion (1992), The Western Canon (1994), Omens of Millennium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection (1996), and Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human (1998), a 1998 National Book Award finalist. The Anxiety of Influence (1973) sets forth Professor Bloom's provocative theory of the literary relationships between the great writers and their predecessors. His most recent books include How to Read and Why (2000), Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds (2002), Hamlet: Poem Unlimited (2003), Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? (2004), Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine (2005), and The Anatomy of Influence (2011). In addition, he is the author of hundreds of articles, reviews, and editorial introductions. In 1999, Professor Bloom received the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Criticism. He has also received the International Prize of Catalonia, the Alfonso Reyes Prize of Mexico, and the Hans Christian Andersen Bicentennial Prize of Denmark.

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