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-- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights
-- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary writers
Hardcover, 181 pages
Published February 1st 1988 by Chelsea House Publications
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EDWARD ALBEE: Modern Critical Views. (1987). Harold Bloom (ed.). ***.
I don’t read much works of criticism, mostly because they leave me cold. I’m reminded of one of Bill Cosby’s early comic skits. In it, he plays the role of a Physical Ed. Major in a college, where he is taking one of those required courses: Philosophy 101. The Professor asks the class: “Why is there air?” Cosby thinks aloud: “PE majors know why there’s air. You need it to fill up basketballs and footballs.” As with most art, 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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