Harold Bloom

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American literary critic, scholar, and writer

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According to Wikipedia, Harold Bloom was an American literary critic and the Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University. In 2017, Bloom was described as "probably the most famous literary critic in the English-speaking world." Following the publication of his first book in 1959, Bloom wrote more than 50 books, including over 40 books of literary criticism, several books discussing religion, and a novel. During his lifetime, he edited hundreds of anthologies concerning numerous literary and philosophical figures for the Chelsea House publishing firm. Bloom's books have been translated into more than 40 languages. Bloom was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1995.

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Harold Bloom's Published Works

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What Are Harold Bloom's Academic Contributions?

Harold Bloom is most known for their academic work in the field of literature. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and communications.

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