John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck

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  • ISBN
    9780791097878 / 0791097870
  • Title John Steinbeck
  • Author
  • Category Educational: English Literature
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2008
  • Pages 176
  • Publisher
    Chelsea House Publications
  • Imprint Chelsea House Publishers
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 162mm x 17mm x 239mm

Annotation

Each title features:
  • A complex critical portrait of one of the most influential writers in the world
  • Bibliographic information that directs readers to additional resources for further study
  • A useful chronology of the writer's life
  • An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

Publisher Description

Each title features: - A complex critical portrait of one of the most influential writers in the world- Bibliographic information that directs readers to additional resources for further study- A useful chronology of the writer's life- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

Review
“Harold Bloom adds some fantastic critical literary guides, providing interpretations and issues that should reach a wide audience from adults to young adults at the high school and college levels.”

Author Biography

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University. He is the author of 30 books, including Shelley's Mythmaking (1959), The Visionary Company (1961), Blake's Apocalypse (1963), Yeats (1970), A Map of Misreading (1975), Kabbalah and Criticism (1975), Agon: Toward a Theory of Revisionism (1982), The American Religion (1992), The Western Canon (1994), and Omens of Millennium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection (1996). The Anxiety of Influence (1973) sets forth Professor Bloom's provocative theory of the literary relationships between the great writers and their predecessors. His most recent books include Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human (1998), a 1998 National Book Award finalist, How to Read and Why (2000), Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds (2002), Hamlet: Poem Unlimited (2003), Where Shall Wisdom be Found (2004), and Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine (2005). In 1999, Professor Bloom received the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Criticism. He has also received the International Prize of Catalonia, the Alfonso Reyes Prize of Mexico, and the Hans Christian Andersen Bicentennial Prize of Denmark.

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John Steinbeck