Harold Bloom

One of the greatest literary critics in the world today, Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University, Berg Professor of English at New York University, and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard.

The author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling and controversial The Western Canon, How to Read and Why, Where Shall Wisdom be Found? and The Anxiety of Influence, he is a MacArthur Prize fellow, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the recipient of many awards and honorary degrees.

Harold Bloom lives on the edge of the Yale campus in New Haven, Conneticut. Shakespeare; The Invention of the Human was shortlisted for the National Book Award in the States and was published by Fourth Estate in 2000. How to Read and Why was published by Fourth Estate in 2001.

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