J. R. R. Tolkien by Harold Bloom
(Bloom's Modern Critical Views)

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The revered author of the fantasy works "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" also had a distinguished career as a professor at Oxford University and as a scholar specializing in Anglo-Saxon literature. This addition to the "Bloom's Modern Critical Views" series is enhanced by a chronology, bibliography, notes on the contributors, and an introductory essay by noted literary scholar Harold Bloom.
 

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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 June 30, 2008 by Chelsea House Pub (L). 180 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Tolkien, part of Chelsea House Publishers' Modern Critical Views series, examines the major works of J.R.R.

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