The Sonnets by Harold Bloom
(Bloom's Shakespeare Through the Ages)

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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 centuries of Shakespeare's sonnets. Students will benefit from the abundant features included in this volume, such as an introduction by Harold Bloom, analysis of key lines, and more.

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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 July 31, 2008 by Chelsea House Pub (T). 388 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Kind of got away from it after I got married, But I'd love to read this book.

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