Acclaimed as the greatest American novel of the last 25 years, Beloved confronts the legacy of slavery and its aftermath. The full-length essays in this new edition in the Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations series provide a comprehensive critical overview of this contemporary classic. This volume also features a chronology of the author's life, a bibliography, an index, notes on the contributing writers, and an introduction by literature professor Harold Bloom.
Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations, a series of more than 100 volumes, presents the best current criticism on the most widely read and studied poems, novels, and dramas of the Western world, from Oedipus Rex and The Iliad to such modern and contemporary works as William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury and Don DeLillo's White Noise. Each volume opens with an introductory essay and editor's note by Harold Bloom and includes a bibliography, a chronology of the writer's life and works, and notes on the contributors. Taken together, Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations provides a comprehensive critical guide to the most vital and influential works of the Western literary tradition.
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|Series:||Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations Series|
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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
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