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  • The Classical Tradition

    The Classical Tradition
    av Gilbert Highet

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199377695

    Originally published in 1949, Gilbert Highet's seminal The Classical Tradition is a herculean feat of comparative literature and a landmark publication in the history of classical reception. As Highet states in the opening lines of his Preface, this…

  • Hur läsa och varför

    Hur läsa och varför
    av Harold Bloom

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789176454145

    Klassisk introduktion till världslitteraturen »Underbar. Harold Bloom är en av de stora pedagogerna. Han skriver med passion om författarna han älskar och vars verk bejakar livet.« | John Banville, Irish Times I en tid när alla kan informera sig om…

  • Deconstruction and Criticism

    Deconstruction and Criticism
    av Prof. Harold Bloom

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826476920

    Five essential and challenging essays by leading post-modern theorists on the art and nature of interpretation: Jacques Derrida, Harold Bloom, Geoffrey Hartman, Paul de Man, and J. Hillis Miller.

  • Miss Lonelyhearts

    Miss Lonelyhearts
    av Nathanael West, Harold Bloom, Nathanael West

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811220934

    Praised by great writers from Flannery O'Conner to Jonathan Lethem, Miss Lonelyhearts is an American classic. A newspaper reporter assigned to write the agony column in the depths of the Great Depression seeks respite from the poor souls who send in…

  • Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles

    Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles
    av Harold Bloom

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300247282

    “The great poems, plays, novels, stories teach us how to go on living. . . . Your own mistakes, accidents, failures at otherness beat you down. Rise up at dawn and read something that matters as soon as you can.” So Harold Bloom, the mos…

  • Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles

    Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300261530

    “The great poems, plays, novels, stories teach us how to go on living. . . . Your own mistakes, accidents, failures at otherness beat you down. Rise up at dawn and read something that matters as soon as you can.” So Harold Bloom, the mos…

  • Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages

    Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages
    av Harold Bloom

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684868745

    Synopsis coming soon.......

  • The Anxiety of Influence

    The Anxiety of Influence
    av Harold Bloom

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195112214

    Bloom's The Anxiety of Influence, an insightful study of Romantic poets and the relation between tradition and the individual artist, has sold over 17,000 copies in paperback since 1984 and remains a central work of criticism for students of literat…

  • The Complete Poems of Hart Crane

    The Complete Poems of Hart Crane
    av Hart Crane

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780871401786

    This edition features a new introduction by Harold Bloom as a centenary tribute to the visionary of White Buildings (1926) and The Bridge (1930). Hart Crane, prodigiously gifted and tragically doom-eager, was the American peer of Shelley, Rimbaud, a…

  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein
    av Mary Shelley

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780451532244

    More than 200 years after it was first published, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein has stood the test of time as a gothic masterpiece--a classic work of horror that blurs the line between man and monster. "If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear." Fo…

  • The Best Poems of the English Language

    The Best Poems of the English Language
    av Harold Bloom

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060540425

    Almost all other poetry anthologies have been edited and annotated by a committee of scholars. This is entirely Bloom's selection with his own inimitable commentary. This comprehensive anthology attempts to give the common reader possession of six c…

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300104530

    The Annotated Shakespeare series enables readers to fully understand and enjoy the plays of the world’s greatest dramatist "Burton Raffel is surely one of the profession’s top linguists and scholars, and the application here of his vast…

  • Till I End My Song

    Till I End My Song
    av Harold Bloom

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061923067

    "By definition, all living poets are excluded from this book. Myself seventy-nine years of age, I grieve still for many of these poets who were my friends. But knowledge, not pathos, is my purpose in gathering this anthology. Lastness is a part of k…

  • Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds

    Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds
    av Harold Bloom

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780446691291

    What is genius? It is the trait, says Harold Bloom, of standing both of and above an age, the ancient principle that recognizes and hallows the God within us, and the gift of breathing life into what is best in every living person. Now, in a monumen…

  • Lear, 3: The Great Image of Authority

    Lear, 3: The Great Image of Authority
    av Harold Bloom

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501164200

    From one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time, a beloved professor who has taught the Bard for over half a century--an intimate, wise, deeply compelling portrait of Lear, arguably Shakespeare's most tragic and compelling character, the t…

  • Iago

    Iago
    av Harold Bloom

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501164224

    From one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time, Harold Bloom presents Othello’s Iago, perhaps the Bard’s most compelling villain—the fourth in a series of five short books about the great playwright’s most signific…

  • Falstaff, 1: Give Me Life

    Falstaff, 1: Give Me Life
    av Harold Bloom

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501164149

    From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time comes "a timely reminder of the power and possibility of words and] the last love letter to the shaping spirit of Bloom's imagination" (front page, The New York Times Book Revie…

  • American Religious Poems: An Anthology by Harold Bloom: A Library of America Special Publication

    American Religious Poems: An Anthology by Harold Bloom: A Library of America Special Publication
    av Harold Bloom

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931082747

    An anthology of classic poetic works with religious and spiritual themes evaluates the influences of such movements as Puritanism, the Great Awakenings, and Transcendentalism, in a volume that discusses the works of such figures as Walt Whitman, Emi…

  • Hamlet: Poem Unlimited

    Hamlet: Poem Unlimited
    av Harold Bloom

    Övrigt - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841954615

    In the bestselling Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, Harold Bloom showed us how Shakespeare shaped human consciousness, and addressed the question of authorship in Hamlet. In Hamlet: Poem Unlimited, America's most celebrated critic turns his…

  • The Complete Poetry & Prose of William Blake

    The Complete Poetry & Prose of William Blake
    av William Blake

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385152136

    Since its first publication in 1965, this edition has been widely hailed as the best available text of Blake's poetry and prose. Now revised, if includes up-to-date work on variants, chronology of poems and critical commentary by Harold Bloom. An "A…

  • The Merchant of Venice

    The Merchant of Venice
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300115642

    In this lively comedy of love and money in sixteenth-century Venice, Bassanio wants to impress the wealthy heiress Portia but lacks the necessary funds. He turns to his merchant friend, Antonio, who is forced to borrow from Shylock, a Jewish moneyle…

  • The American Canon: Literary Genius from Emerson to Pynchon

    The American Canon: Literary Genius from Emerson to Pynchon
    av Harold Bloom

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598536409

    Our foremost literary critic on our most essential writers, from Emerson and Whitman to Hurston and Ellison, from Faulkner and O'Connor to Ursula K. LeGuin and Philip Roth. No critic has better understood the ways writers influence one another--how…

  • Asian-American Writers

    Asian-American Writers

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604134018

    Identity and belonging are just two of the many themes Asian-American writers have explored. This new edition in the ""Bloom's Modern Critical Views"" series offers fresh critical evaluations of this important body of American literature. Canonical…

  • Herman Melville

    Herman Melville

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877546702

    -- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary wri…

  • Herman Melville

    Herman Melville

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791085738

    With their unique combination of biography and criticism, these engaging books serve as an excellent introduction to both the life and works of the world's literary masters. Spanning the canon, this accessible series covers those writers most often…

  • Alexander Pushkin

    Alexander Pushkin
    av William Golding

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555462734

  • Oedipus Rex

    Oedipus Rex

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791093603

    Written by Sophocles around 425 BCE, ""Oedipus Rex"" is a classic Greek tragedy that depicts the struggle between man and fate. Oedipus' story forms the foundation for the symbolic conflict between sons and fathers, a theme that has lost none of its…

  • Franz Kafka

    Franz Kafka

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791070284

    Offers a brief biography of Franz Kafka and discusses the plots, characters and themes of Amerika, The Castle, and The Trial..

  • Franz Kafka

    Franz Kafka

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791068229

    The ideal aids to all students, Bloom's Major Short Story Writers are definitive guides for independent study and a single source for footnoting essays and research papers. Each volume includes: Editor's notes and an introduction; Author's biography…

  • James Joyce

    James Joyce

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604133967

    James Joyce is one of the most revered and influential writers of the 20th century. This Irishman transformed novelistic conventions through experimentation in language and narrative structure. ""Ulysses"", ""A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"…

  • Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon

    Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791075807

    - Presents the most important 20th century criticism on major works from The Odyssey through modern literature - The critical essays reflect a variety of schools of criticism - Contains critical biographies, notes on the contributing critics, a chro…

  • Margaret Atwood

    Margaret Atwood

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604131819

    This Canadian novelist and poet is among the most acclaimed writers today. Atwood's best-known novel, ""The Handmaid's Tale"", depicts one woman's struggle to survive in a futuristic society in which women have become property. This new collection o…

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Infections

    Staphylococcus Aureus Infections

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791085080

    This continuing series will explore different diseases to show the science behind how disease-causing organisms affect the body. Microorganisms have plagued humans since the beginning of time, causing debilitating diseases and even death. But how, e…

  • The Visionary Company

    The Visionary Company
    av Harold Bloom

    Pocket - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801491177

    This is a revised and enlarged edition of the most extensive and detailed critical reading of English Romantic poetry ever attempted in a single volume. It is both a valuable introduction to the Romantics and an influential work of literary criticis…

  • Nikolai Gogol

    Nikolai Gogol
    av Harold Bloom

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791075883

    Each volume, covering four to six short stories, includes: A User's Guide Editor's Notes and Introduction Biography of the Short Story Writer List of Characters in Each Story Detailed Thematic Analysis of Each Short Story Extracts from Major Critica…

  • Henry the Fourth, Part One

    Henry the Fourth, Part One
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300108156

    While England is threatened by the Earl of Northumberland, Young Prince Hal cavorts in London's taverns, accompanied by the dissolute, entertaining Falstaff and his band of rogues. Much of this play's tension involves Prince Hal and Falstaff, as the…

  • Eugene Ionesco

    Eugene Ionesco

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791070376

    User's guide - Editor's notes and intro. - Comprehensive bio. - Detailed plot summaries of each play - Extracts from critical essays that examine important aspects of each work - A complete biography of the writer's plays - A list of critical works…

  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791096192

    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's ""Frankenstein"", a story she wrote at the age of nineteen, is a popular tale, remarkable not only for its striking plot but also its Romantic elements. This collection of critical essays examines works of Shelley.

  • A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin in the Sun
    av Lorraine Hansberry

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604132021

    This classic American drama tells the story of the Youngers, a family that must struggle with their own inner divisions, in addition to the racist attitudes of society at large, as they move into their dream house in a community unwelcoming to Afric…

  • Walt Whitman

    Walt Whitman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791092521

    - Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world--from the English medievalists to contemporary writers-…

  • Walt Whitman

    Walt Whitman

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791051085

    Each book in the Bloom''s Major Poets series covers three to six poems offering a variety of viewpoints by different critics on the important aspects of each work. These guides introduce critical analysis to students of poetry.'

  • Walt Whitman

    Walt Whitman

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791095553

    Walt Whitman's passionate writing style and bold subject matter have deeply influenced American poetry. Nearly all of his poems were published in ""Leaves of Grass"", which Whitman obsessively expanded, edited, and republished throughout his life, u…

  • The Metamorphosis

    The Metamorphosis

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791092989

    The Metamorphosis, perhaps Franz Kafka's most widely read work, is the story of a traveling salesman, Gregor Samsa, who wakes one morning to find he has been transformed into a ""gigantic insect."" This new Bloom's Guide provides the ideal introduct…

  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791051245

    A brief profile of the author accompanies excerpts from critical essays on five of his major short stories

  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791085691

    Each title features: - A complex critical portrait of one of the most influential writers in the world - An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604131345

    Born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, the novelist, humorist, journalist, and orator who came to be known as Mark Twain was renowned for his wit, wisdom, and keen social commentary. He remains not only one of the most quoted and widely read American author…

  • William Blake

    William Blake

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604131383

    William Blake is known as one of the 19th century's greatest poets and prophets of the imagination. This volume examines his poetry, including ""Jerusalem"", ""Milton"", and ""The Four Zoas"" - with selections of the best criticism from the 19th and…

  • William Blake

    William Blake

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877546108

    -- Brings together the best criticism on the most widely read poets, novelists, and playwrights -- Presents complex critical portraits of the most influential writers in the English-speaking world -- from the English medievalists to contemporary wri…

  • A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway

    A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791096246

    It has been suggested that Hemingway's art has both the virtues and limitations of lyricism - including maximum intensity. This collection of essays examines ""A Farewell to Arms"".

  • The Awakening

    The Awakening

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604133639

    Kate Chopin's The Awakening has been seen as an early evocation of the ideas that would galvanize the women's liberation movement. Critic Harold Bloom sees the work as arising from the autoerotic energies inherent to the poems of Walt Whitman. ""Edn…

  • Petrarch Modern Critical View

    Petrarch Modern Critical View

    Övrigt - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555463083

  • The Sonnets

    The Sonnets
    av William Shakespeare

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791095973

    Shakespeare's 154 sonnets describe aspects of two different loves experienced by the speaker, and is considered among the best verses in the English language. This invaluable new study guide contains a selection of the best criticism through the cen…

  • George Orwell's ""Animal Farm

    George Orwell's ""Animal Farm

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604135824

    Tracing the rise of Napoleon as the leader of the barnyard animals and his ensuing dictatorship in the farmyard community, this classic satiric allegory serves as a warning to all societies as it depicts the slide from revolution to totalitarianism.…

  • Eudora Welty

    Eudora Welty

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791078709

    A life-long resident of Jackson, Mississippi, Welty explored the complexities of human relationships over the course of her writing career and won the Pulitzer Prize for The Optimist's Daughter in 1973. Ages 14+.

  • Eudora Welty

    Eudora Welty

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791051269

    This research and study guide is ideal as an introduction to the featured author. Covering four to six short stories, critical analysis of each work is offered with a variety of viewpoints by different critics.'

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791051214

    -- User's guide -- Biography of the short story writer -- List of characters in each story -- Detailed thematic analysis of each short story -- Extracts from major critical essays that discuss important aspects of each work -- A complete bibliograph…

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791061749

    Presents biographical information along with critical analysis of the themes, symbols, and ideas that appear in the author's works.

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604133646

    Considered one of the greatest American novelists of the 20th century, Ernest Hemingway composed many classic works, including The Sun Also Rises, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and A Farewell to Arms, earning the Nobel Prize in Literature for his efforts…

  • George Eliot

    George Eliot

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604134339

    George Eliot is perhaps most appreciated for her ability to synthesize moral and aesthetic concerns. She has been compared to Shakespeare and Dante in her role as a moral authority. This volume presents the evolving scope of Eliot's critical reputat…

  • George Eliot

    George Eliot

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791070260

    Offers a brief biography of George Eliot and discusses the plot, characters, and themes of Silas Marner, Middlemarch, and other works.

  • A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen

    A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen
    av C. S. Lewis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812980011

    Why are we so fascinated with Jane Austen's novels? Why is Austen so universally beloved? The essayists in this volume offer their thoughts on the delightful puzzle of Austen's popularity. Classic and contemporary writers--novelists, essayists, jour…

  • John Knowles' ""A Separate Peace

    John Knowles' ""A Separate Peace

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604131857

    Highly recommended for academic collections, this is one in a series of books which presents recent essays by noted critics who examine aspects of a single literary work in detail. This book covers John Knowles' 'A Separate Peace'.