The Anatomy of Bloom: Harold Bloom and the Study of Influence and Anxiety

The Anatomy of Bloom: Harold Bloom and the Study of Influence and Anxiety

Alistair Heys


the following finally is a complete creation to the occupation of America's major highbrow. The Anatomy of Bloom surveys Harold Bloom's existence as a literary critic, exploring all of his books in chronological order, to bare that his paintings, and particularly his vintage The anxiousness of Influence, is better understood as an expression of reprobate American Protestantism and but haunted through a Jewish fascination with the Holocaust.

Heys strains Bloom's highbrow improvement from his youth spent as a bad second-generation immigrant within the Bronx to his later eminence as a world literary phenomenon. He argues that, because the necessary dwelling embodiment of the yank dream, Bloom's career-path deconstructs the very foundations of yank Protestantism.

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