Harold Bloom (born July 11, 1930) is an American literary critic and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University. Since the publication of his first book in 1959, Bloom has written more than 20 books of literary criticism, several books discussing religion, and one novel. He has edited hundreds of anthologies.
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... The critic Harold Bloom revived bardolatry in his 1998 book Shakespeare The Invention of the Human, in which Bloom provides an analysis of each of Shakespeare's thirty-eight plays, "twenty-four of ... Some view Bloom's analysis as ahistorical or merely evaluatory, and as with much of his work, his readings have proven controversial in an era of historically and theoretically grounded ... Nonetheless Bloom remains one of the most commonly cited modern commentators on Shakespeare's work in America ...
... Pulitzer Prize for Fiction along these lines, critic Harold Bloom has drawn favorable comparisons to Virginia Woolf, and the Nobel committee to "Faulkner and to the Latin American tradition." Beloved was ... reminiscent of Melville, in Blood Meridian (1985), which Harold Bloom styled "the greatest single book since Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying," calling the character of Judge Holden "short ... He is listed by Harold Bloom as being among the preeminent contemporary American writers, in the company of such giants as Philip Roth, Cormac McCarthy, and Thomas Pynchon ...
... Oscar Wilde, Walter Pater, Harold Bloom American pragmatism and other American approaches Harold Bloom, Stanley Fish, Richard Rorty Cognitive Cultural Studies – applies research in cognitive neuroscience ... that of the author, reader, and characters in the text Sigmund Freud, Jacques Lacan, Harold Bloom, Slavoj Žižek, Viktor Tausk Queer theory – examines, questions, and ...
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