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Agon: Towards a Theory of Revisionism
by Harold Bloom
In the culmination of a series that began with "The Anxiety of Influence" and "A Map of Misreading," Harold Bloom expands upon his controversial theory of revisionism, which he views as a contest of opposing artistic and moral drives. From this theoretical perspective, Bloom re-examines Freud, religious sources of literature, literary modes such as fantasy, and the sequenc ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 28th 1983 by Galaxy Books/Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 1982)
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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.More about Harold Bloom...