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Genius by Harold Bloom
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Jun 14, 2007

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My distaste for Harold Bloom and the UNBELIEVABLE pretentiousness (and the strained central metaphor) of this book wars with gratitude: Genius was what first turned me on to Paul Celan and Anne Carson, among others. So, a very ambivalent three stars here.
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