Harold Bloom

Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University, is the world-renowned author of 38 books. His publications include his New York Times bestsellers The Western Canon, Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, and The Book of J, as well as his pioneering studies, A Visionary Company and The Anxiety of Influence. He is a MacArthur Prize Fellow, a member of the Academy of Arts and Letters, and the recipient of many awards and honorary degrees.

Books Authored

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The Bright Book of Life is a work worth dipping into again and again and following along with Bloom and his lifetime of reading the best of the best novels.”

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Mesmerizing and at times mesmerizingly confusing, Harold Bloom’s new opus, The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime, is (but only fractionally) this: A mix of the tend

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“Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life is critical addition to the classic canon of Western literary criticism. Like Dr.