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.
Modern Black Fiction Writers (Writers of English Series)by Harold Bloom
This volume provides biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on the twelve most significant modern black American fiction writers, including Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Chester Himes, Paule Marshall, Ann Petry, and John A. Williams. Included are detailed biographies, a wide selection of critical extracts, and comprehensive bibliographies.
Meet the Author
- New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut
- Date of Birth:
- July 11, 1930
- Place of Birth:
- New York, New York
- B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955
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