Edited and introduced by Yale University professor and distinguished literary critic Harold Bloom, Bloom's Guides is a collection of comprehensive study guides for both students and adults. Emphasizing summary and analysis, these guides are designed to provide the necessary materials with which readers can gain a better understanding of the most widely read works in Western literature.
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.
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About the Author
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