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Harold Bloom (1930–2019)

Autor(a) de The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages

1,181+ Works 34,578 Membros 260 Reviews 51 Favorited

About the Author

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 mostrar mais 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) mostrar menos
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(eng) Bloom has edited several books with the same title for different series. Combine with care.


Obras de Harold Bloom

How to Read and Why (2000) 2,875 cópias
The book of J (1990) 1,137 cópias
Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? (2004) 759 cópias
Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine (2005) — Autor — 501 cópias
Hamlet: Poem Unlimited (2003) 465 cópias
A Map of Misreading (1975) 232 cópias
Deconstruction and Criticism (1979) 218 cópias
The Art of Reading Poetry (2005) 215 cópias
The Best of the Best American Poetry: 1988-1997 (1998) — Editor — 205 cópias
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Editor — 162 cópias
Kabbalah and Criticism (1656) 128 cópias
Yeats (A Galaxy Book 378) (1970) 122 cópias
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird (Bloom's Guides) (2003) — Editor — 81 cópias
Selected Writings of Walter Pater (1974) — Editor — 72 cópias
Fallen Angels (2007) 62 cópias
The Breaking of the Vessels (1982) 44 cópias
Shakespeare's Macbeth (2004) 42 cópias
Shakespeare's Henry IV (2004) 40 cópias
The Literary Criticism of John Ruskin (1965) — Editor — 39 cópias
Peripheral Light: Selected and New Poems (2003) — Editor — 32 cópias
Shelley's Mythmaking (1959) 29 cópias
Shakespeare's Othello (2005) 29 cópias
The Hero's Journey (2009) 24 cópias
Shakespeare's King Lear (1999) 21 cópias
The Grotesque (2009) 21 cópias
The American Dream (2009) 21 cópias
Alienation (2009) 19 cópias
English Romantic Poetry (Bloom's Period Studies) (1961) — Editor — 17 cópias
Death and Dying (2009) 17 cópias
Rebirth and Renewal (2009) 17 cópias
The Labyrinth (2009) 16 cópias
William Golding's Lord of the Flies (Bloom's Notes) (1995) — Editor — 16 cópias
Amy Tan (Bloom's Modern Critical Views) (2000) — Editor — 15 cópias
The Wind and the Rain (1967) — Editor — 14 cópias
Human Sexuality (2009) 14 cópias
Thomas Carlyle (Bloom's Modern Critical Views) (1986) — Editor — 13 cópias
Cormac McCarthy's The Road [Bloom's Guides] (2011) — Editor — 12 cópias
The Trickster (2010) 12 cópias
The Sublime (2010) 10 cópias
Civil Disobedience (2009) 10 cópias
Beowulf (Bloom's Notes) (1996) 9 cópias
The Taboo (2010) 9 cópias
Dante (Bloom's Major Poets) (2001) 9 cópias
Poetics of Influence (1988) 8 cópias
Sophocles (Bloom's Modern Critical Views) (1990) — Editor — 8 cópias
Don Delillo (Bloom's Major Novelists) (2003) — Editor — 7 cópias
Homer (Bloom's Major Poets) (2001) 6 cópias
Alexander Pope (Bloom's Modern Critical Views) (1986) — Editor — 6 cópias
Beowulf (Bloom's Guides) (2008) 5 cópias
El canon literario (1998) 3 cópias
Beowulf (Bloom's Reviews) (1999) 3 cópias
Bloom's Major Novelists Set (2002) 2 cópias
Gregory Botts, Paintings (1990) — Editor — 2 cópias
SI DHE PERSE TE LEXOJME 1 exemplar(es)
Um Mapa da Desleitura (2003) 1 exemplar(es)
Kafka, Freud, Scholem 1 exemplar(es)
com lleguir i per que 1 exemplar(es)
Till I End My Song 1 exemplar(es)
The Mentor Book of Irish Poetry — Editor — 1 exemplar(es)
George Eliot's Silas Mariner (Bloom's Notes) (1996) — Editor — 1 exemplar(es)
Bloom Harold 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Fahrenheit 451 (1953) — Posfácio, algumas edições53,817 cópias
Frankenstein (1818) — Posfácio, algumas edições42,574 cópias
Hamlet (1603) — Posfácio, algumas edições30,937 cópias
Dom Quixote (1605) — Introdução, algumas edições30,479 cópias
Romeo and Juliet (1599) — Commentary, algumas edições28,513 cópias
Blood Meridian (1985) — Introdução, algumas edições11,556 cópias
Twelfth Night (1601) — Contribuinte, algumas edições10,745 cópias
Ethan Frome (1911) — Introdução, algumas edições9,491 cópias
Antony and Cleopatra (1623) — Posfácio, algumas edições5,488 cópias
Little, Big (1981) — Posfácio, algumas edições4,186 cópias
In Search of Lost Time (1913) — Introdução, algumas edições3,887 cópias
Long Day's Journey into Night (1956) — Prefácio, algumas edições3,473 cópias
Paradise Lost [Norton Critical Edition] (1667) — Contribuinte, algumas edições2,198 cópias
The Expedition of Humphry Clinker (1771) — Posfácio, algumas edições1,530 cópias
The Poetry and Prose of William Blake {Erdman, ed.} (1970) — Commentary, algumas edições1,381 cópias
Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie (1847) — Introdução, algumas edições1,363 cópias
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuinte, algumas edições917 cópias
The Complete Poems of Hart Crane (2000) — Introdução, algumas edições658 cópias
Shelley's Poetry and Prose [Norton Critical Edition, 2nd ed.] (2002) — Contribuinte — 473 cópias
A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen (2009) — Prefácio; Contribuinte — 365 cópias
The QPB Companion to The Lord of the Rings (2001) — Contribuinte — 360 cópias
Collected Poems and Translations (1994) — Editor — 336 cópias
Alone with the Alone (1969) — Preface, algumas edições246 cópias
Blake's Poetry and Designs [Norton Critical Edition, 2nd ed.] (2007) — Contribuinte — 217 cópias
The selected poetry and prose of Shelley (1966) — Editor, algumas edições176 cópias
Selected Poems [ed. Bloom] (2003) — Editor — 104 cópias
On the Bible (1968) — Introdução — 94 cópias
The Collected Poems of Robert Penn Warren (1998) — Prefácio — 84 cópias
Unlocking the English Language (1989) — Introdução — 81 cópias
Blake: A Collection of Critical Essays (1966) — Contribuinte — 68 cópias
The Bible and the Narrative Tradition (1986) — Contribuinte — 50 cópias
Snake's Hands: The Fiction of John Crowley (2003) — Prefácio — 45 cópias
Death in Venice, Tonio Kroger, and Other Writings (German Library) (1999) — Prefácio, algumas edições36 cópias
Anselm Kiefer: Merkaba (2002) — Contribuinte — 23 cópias
Selected Poems of Jay Wright (1987) — Posfácio — 22 cópias
Bloom's Literary Guide to London (2005) — Introdução — 21 cópias
Bloom's Literary Guide to Paris (2004) — Introdução — 18 cópias
Bloom's Literary Guide to New York (2004) — Introdução — 16 cópias
The Best Australian Essays 2003 (2003) — Contribuinte — 15 cópias
Bloom's Literary Guide to Rome (2005) — Introdução — 13 cópias
Bloom's Literary Guide to Dublin (2005) — Introdução — 10 cópias
St. Petersburg (Bloom's Literary Places) (2005) — Introdução — 4 cópias
Critical Essays on Galway Kinnell (1996) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
The Massachusetts review. Vol. VII, no. 1, Winter, 1966 (1966) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Sunstone - Issue 145, March 2007 (2007) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Robert Penn Warren's Brother to Dragons: A Discussion (1983) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Hebbes 4 — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Tragedie — Introdução — 1 exemplar(es)
Prose: A Literary Magazine, Volume 1 (1970) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Sunstone - Vol. 20:2, Issue 106, July 1997 (1997) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)


17th century (1,057) 19th century (862) 20th century (744) American (720) American literature (1,171) British (886) British literature (1,115) censorship (880) classic (6,056) classic literature (826) classics (6,694) drama (5,303) dystopia (2,057) ebook (710) English (924) English literature (1,585) fantasy (1,433) fiction (16,997) gothic (926) horror (2,619) literary criticism (2,127) literature (6,093) non-fiction (1,254) novel (2,738) own (997) play (2,665) plays (3,036) poetry (4,114) read (2,797) religion (755) romance (808) science fiction (6,838) Spain (931) Spanish (852) Spanish literature (1,051) theatre (2,052) to-read (8,191) tragedy (1,630) unread (897) William Shakespeare (6,245)

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Local de nascimento
New York, New York, VS
Local de falecimento
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Locais de residência
New York, New York, VS
Cornell University (BA | 1951)
University of Cambridge (Pembroke College)
Yale University (PhD | 1955)
literary critic
Frye, Northrop (main influence)
Gould, Jean (wife)
American Academy of Arts and Letters (Literature ∙ 1990)
Yale University
Bread Loaf School of English
Fulbright Fellowship (1955)
Guggenheim Fellowship (1962-63)
Newton Arvin Award (1967)
Zabel Prize, American Institute of Arts and Letters (1982)
Sterling Professorship, Yale University (1983)
MacArthur Fellowship (1985) (mostrar todas 9)
14th Catalonia International Prize (2002)
Hans Christian Andersen Award (2005)
Fellow, American Philosophical Society (1995)
Pequena biografia
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.
Aviso de desambiguação
Bloom has edited several books with the same title for different series. Combine with care.



Por meio de comparações dos livros dos maiores pensadores e escritores do ocidente, Bloom pretende entender onde e como encontrar algum significado para a expeiência humana.
aracycampos | outras 6 resenhas | Nov 25, 2009 |



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