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  • The Anxiety of Influence by Prof. Harold Bloom
    The Anxiety of Influence (English, Paperback)

    A study of the Romantic poets and the relation between tradition and the individual artist. For this second edition Bloom offers a new introduction which explains the genesis of his thinking and the subsequent influence of the book on literary criticism.

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  • Shakespeare by Prof. Harold Bloom
    Shakespeare (Paperback)

    Harold Bloom, the doyen of American literary critics and author of The Western Canon, has spent a professional lifetime reading, writing about and teaching Shakespeare. In this magisterial interpretation, Bloom explains Shakespeare's genius in a radical and provocative re-reading of the plays.

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  • The Complete Poems of Hart Crane by Hart Crane
    The Complete Poems of Hart Crane (English, Paperback)

    "Crane's poetry has been a touchstone for me, and remains central to a fully imaginative understanding of American literature."-Harold Bloom

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  • A Map of Misreading by Prof. Harold Bloom
    A Map of Misreading (English, Paperback)

    A companion volume to "The Anxiety of Influence", this book offers instructions in how to read a poem. It considers the map of misreading drawn by contemporary poets such as Ann Carson and Henri Cole, and shows how modern texts relate to previous texts, and contribute to the literary legacy of their predecessors.

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  • In Search Of Lost Time Volume 4 by Marcel Proust
    In Search Of Lost Time Volume 4 (English, Hardback)

    Marcel continues his voyage of discovery through the homosexual world, where affairs of the ageing Baron de Charlus lead to unexpected and hilarious adventures.

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  • The Shadow of a Great Rock by Prof. Harold Bloom
    The Shadow of a Great Rock (English, Paperback)

    Reading the King James Bible alongside Tyndale's Bible, the Geneva Bible, and the original Hebrew and Greek texts, the author highlights how the translators and editors improved upon - or, in some cases, diminished - the earlier versions.

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  • Tennessee Williams's "A Streetcar Named Desire by Prof. Harold Bloom
    Tennessee Williams's "A Streetcar Named Desire (English, Hardback)

    Published in 1947, ""A Streetcar Named Desire"" garnered Tennessee Williams the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award. This title offers fresh insight into one of the greatest American plays of the 20th century.

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  • In Search Of Lost Time Volume 3 by Terence Kilmartin
    In Search Of Lost Time Volume 3 (English, Hardback)

    In The Guermantes Way Proust's narrator recalls his initiation into the dazzling world of Parisian high society. Looking back over his time in the glamorous salons of the aristocracy, he satirises this shallow world and his own youthful infatuation with it.

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  • Allegory by Angus Fletcher
    Allegory (English, Paperback)

    Revealing the immense richness of the allegorical tradition, this book demonstrates how allegory works in literature and art, as well as everyday speech, sales pitches, and religious and political appeals. It shows how allegor expresses fundamental emotional and cognitive drives, and relates it to a wide variety of aesthetic devices.

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  • Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages by Prof. Harold Bloom
    Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages (English, Paperback)

    The "New York Times Magazine" called Bloom "a colossus among critics . . . his enthusiasm for literature is a joyous intoxicant." In this enchanting anthology, Bloom brings his love of literature to the younger generation as he presents favorite poems and stories by well-known children's writers, and introduces works by authors better known for their adult classics.

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  • The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
    The Merchant of Venice (English, Paperback)

    Presents a comedy of love and money in sixteenth-century Venice, in which Bassanio wants to impress the wealthy heiress Portia, but lacks the funds. He turns to his merchant friend, Antonio, who is forced to borrow from Shylock. When Antonio's business falters, repayment becomes impossible, and Shylock is able to demand a pound of Antonio's flesh.

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  • Zakhor by Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi
    Zakhor (English, Paperback)

    Discusses the troubling and possibly irreconcilable split between Jewish memory and Jewish historiography.

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  • Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
    Don Quixote (English, Paperback)

    A definitive English translation of the sixteenth-century classic follows the adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through Spain and become subject to the noble knight-errant's fanciful imagination.

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  • Alone with the Alone by Henry Corbin
    Alone with the Alone (English, Paperback)

    A contribution to Shi'ite Sufism. It brings us to the core of this movement with an analysis of Ibn 'Arabi's life and doctrines. It begins with a spiritual topography of the twelfth century, emphasizing the differences between exoteric and esoteric forms of Islam. It also relates Islamic mysticism to mystical thought in the West.

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  • Kabbalah and Criticism by Prof. Harold Bloom
    Kabbalah and Criticism (English, Paperback)

    An analysis of the kabbalah, a mystical Judaic system. This book provides a study of the Kabbablah itself, of its commentators - the 'revisionary ratios' they employed - and of its significance as a model for contemporary criticism.

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  • The Best Poems of the English Language by Prof. Harold Bloom
    The Best Poems of the English Language (English, Paperback)

    The book features a large introductory essay by Harold Bloom called "The Art of Reading Poetry," which presents his critical reflections of more than half a century devoted to the reading, teaching, and writing about the literary achievement he loves most.

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  • The Anatomy of Influence by Prof. Harold Bloom
    The Anatomy of Influence (English, Hardback)

    A comprehensive study of influence that leads us through the labyrinthine paths which link the writers and critics who have informed and inspired the author for so many years. It shows us what great literature is, how it comes to be, and why it matters.

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  • The Anatomy of Influence by Prof. Harold Bloom
    The Anatomy of Influence (English, Paperback)

    Featuring extended analyses of the author's most cherished poets - Shakespeare, Whitman, and Crane - as well as inspired appreciations of Emerson, Tennyson, Browning, Yeats, Ashbery, and others, this title adapts his classic work "The Anxiety of Influence" to show us what great literature is, how it comes to be, and why it matters.

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  • Wallace Stevens by Prof. Harold Bloom
    Wallace Stevens (English, Paperback)

    This dazzling book is at once an indispensable guide to Stevens's poetic canon and a significant addition to the literature on the American Romantic movement. It gives authoritative readings of the major long poems and sequences of Stevens and deals...

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  • Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West
    Miss Lonelyhearts (English, Paperback)

    A writer's nightmare: his degrading day job as a lonely hearts advice columnist is only the beginning

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