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    Harold Bloom (July 11, 1930 – October 14, 2019) was an American literary critic and the Sterling Professor of humanities at Yale University. In 2017, Bloom was called "probably the most famous literary critic in the English-speaking world".

  2. Mar 22, 2024 · Harold Bloom (born July 11, 1930, Bronx, New York, U.S.—died October 14, 2019, New Haven, Connecticut) was an American literary critic known for his innovative interpretations of literary history and of the creation of literature. Bloom’s first language was Yiddish, and he also learned Hebrew before English.

  3. Oct 14, 2019 · By Dinitia Smith. Published Oct. 14, 2019 Updated Nov. 1, 2019. Harold Bloom, the prodigious literary critic who championed and defended the Western canon in an outpouring of influential books...

  4. Dec 23, 2019 · Harold Bloom, a Self-Mythologizing Prodigy of Literary Criticism By SAM ANDERSON DEC. 23, 2019 He submerged himself in literature — more grandly, and grandiosely, than anyone.

  5. Oct 17, 2019 · Harold Bloom ’51, a bestselling literary critic and a friend to many of Cornell’s English faculty over the years, died Oct. 14 in New Haven, Connecticut. A longtime professor of English at Yale University, Bloom was 89.

  6. Oct 15, 2019 · October 15, 2019. Harold Bloom (Photo credit: Michael Marsland) Harold Bloom, world-renowned literary critic and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale, died on Oct. 14 in New Haven. He was 89 years old. Bloom was widely regarded as the most recognized literary critic in America.

  7. Oct 15, 2019 · Mark Mainz/Getty Images. Harold Bloom was a rarity: a best-selling and widely known literary critic. Affectionately dubbed the "King Kong" of criticism, Bloom died Monday at the age of 89, at a...

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