The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Harold Bloom
     
 

Introductions by renowned critic Harold Bloom consider each work and its significance.

Brief biographical sketches offer insight into each author's life. "The Story Behind the Story" details the circumstances surrounding the inception and development of the work.

Summaries with analysis review and explain key points of each work.

Selections from critical

Overview

Introductions by renowned critic Harold Bloom consider each work and its significance.

Brief biographical sketches offer insight into each author's life. "The Story Behind the Story" details the circumstances surrounding the inception and development of the work.

Summaries with analysis review and explain key points of each work.

Selections from critical essays written by leading scholars provide accessible explorations of the work.

Annotated bibliographies direct readers to additional materials on the subject and explain the importance of each.

Essential for any student of literature looking to enhance his or her reading experience, Bloom's Guides are highly useful for test preparation, independent scholarship, or book group discussions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617530005
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Series:
Bloom's Guides
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom¿s books ¿ about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature ¿ are as erudite as they are accessible.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut
Date of Birth:
July 11, 1930
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955

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