Bloom's How to Write about Charles Dickens by Amy S. Watkin
(Bloom's How to Write about Literature)

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Few writers have captured the essence of 19th-century London the way Charles Dickens has. A master of extreme situations, Dickens is known for his colorful and often seedy characters and the elaborate settings of his works. "How to Write about Charles Dickens" offers valuable suggestions for paper topics, clearly outlined strategies on how to write a strong essay, and an insightful introduction by Harold Bloom on writing about Dickens. This new volume is designed to help students develop their analytical writing skills and critical comprehension of the author and his major works.

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Harold Bloom, July 11, 1930 - Harold Bloom was born on July 11, 1930 in New York City. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell in 1951 and his Doctorate from Yale in 1955. After graduating from Yale, Bloom remained there as a teacher, and was made Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1983. Bloom's theories have changed the way that critics think of literary tradition and has also focused his attentions on history and the Bible. He has written over twenty books and edited countless others. He is one of the most famous critics in the world and considered an expert in many fields. His works include Fallen Angels, Till I End My Song: A Gathering of Last Poems, Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The King James Bible: A Literary Appreciation.
Published November 1, 2008 by Chelsea House Publications. 247 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult. Non-fiction

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