Ruin The Sacred Truths / Edition 1

Ruin The Sacred Truths / Edition 1

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by Harold Bloom
     
 

Bloom surveys with majestic view the literature of the West from the Old Testament to Samuel Beckett. In so doing, he uncovers the truth that all our attempts to call any strong work more sacred than another are merely political and social formulations.See more details below

Overview

Bloom surveys with majestic view the literature of the West from the Old Testament to Samuel Beckett. In so doing, he uncovers the truth that all our attempts to call any strong work more sacred than another are merely political and social formulations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674780286
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1991
Series:
Charles Eliot Norton Lectures Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
218
Sales rank:
948,355
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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

Table of Contents

1. The Hebrew Bible

2. From Homer to Dante

3. Shakespeare

4. Milton

5. Enlightenment and Romanticism

6. Freud and Beyond

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