James Joyce

James Joyce is one of the most revered and influential writers of the 20th century. This Irishman transformed novelistic conventions through experimentation in language and narrative structure. "Ulysses," "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man," and the stories that make up his collection "Dubliners" are among the major works discussed in this new collection of full-length critical essays. This latest addition to the Blooms Modern Critical Views series also features a chronology, notes on the contributor, a bibliography, and an introductory essay by master scholar Harold Bloom.
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About the author

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. In 2010 he became a founding patron of Ralston College, a new institution in Savannah, Georgia, that focuses on primary texts. 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 Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of The King James Bible. Harold Bloom passed away on October 14, 2019 in New Haven, at the age of 89.

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Publisher
Infobase Publishing
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Published on
2009
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Pages
271
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ISBN
9781438119298
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Language
English
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Genres
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
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