Harold Bloom

(b.1930) is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University. He is author of more than twenty books, including the tetralogy The Anxiety of Influence (1973); A Map of Misreading (1975); The Kabbalah of Criticism (1976); Poetry and Repression (1976); The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation (1992); The Western Canon (1994); Omens of Millennium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection (1996); Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human (1999); and Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? (2004).


Breakfast with brontosaurus

An interview with Harold Bloom

Pre-eminent American literary critic Harold Bloom’s twenty-ninth book, Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?, was officially launched a few hours after this conversation took place in his Manhattan apartment on 26 October 2004.

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