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Poets and Poems (Bloom's Literary Criticism)

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Bloom considers poets Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Hart Crane, William Shakespeare, Samuel Taylor Coleridege, William Butler Yeats, and many others. Ages 16+.
Hardcover, 20th Anniversary Collection
Published April 1st 2005 by Chelsea House Publications (first published March 1st 2005)
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DilanAc
Jul 13, 2016 DilanAc rated it liked it
This is a difficult book for me since I don't know the poems that Bloom analyzes all that well. Bloom is an incredibly intelligent and erudite writer and I found it worth my time to muddle through just for the glimmers of understanding that I managed to get, as well as for the interest it generated in reading some of the earlier poets (Blake, Keats, Yeats) that I never really explored.
I am rating this only 3 stars, not for a lack in the book but for a lack in me.
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Bloom is a literary critic, and currently a Sterling Professor of the 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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