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Bloom, Harold

LC control no.n 79003258
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3552.L6392
Personal name headingBloom, Harold
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Variant(s)Bloom, Harold, 1930-2019
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1930-07-11
Death date2019-10-14
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Place of deathNew Haven (Conn.)
Field of activityHumanities Literature--History and criticism
AffiliationYale University
Profession or occupationCollege teachers Critics
Found inHis Shelley's mythmaking, 1959.
Edgar Allan Poe, 2001: CIP t.p. (Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University)
Biog. resource center (Contemp. authors), May 19, 2006 (Harold Bloom; b. July 11, 1930, New York, N.Y.; Yale University, Ph. D., 1955; Yale University, Sterling Professor of Humanities, 1983- )
Washington post WWW site, viewed Oct. 15, 2019 (in obituary dated Oct. 14, 2019: Harold Bloom, the critic and Yale professor whose seminal "The Anxiety of Influence" and melancholy regard for literature's old masters made him a popular author and standard-bearer of Western civilization amid modern trends, died Oct. 14 in New Haven, Conn. He was 89. Harold Bloom was born July 11, 1930, in New York's East Bronx. After earning his doctorate from Yale in 1955, he joined the university's English faculty. Dr. Bloom wrote one novel, "The Flight to Lucifer," but was no more effective than most critics attempting fiction, and he later disowned the book)
Associated languageeng