Harold Bloom Biography
Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University,
Berg Professor of English at New York University, and a former Charles Eliot
Norton Professor at Harvard. His more than twenty books include Shakespeare:
The Invention of the Human, The Western Canon, The Book of J and The
Anxiety of Influence. He is a MacArthur Prize fellow; a member of the
American Academy of Arts and Letters; the recipient of many awards, including
the Academy's Gold Medal for Criticism, and he holds honorary degrees from the
Universities of Rome and Bologna.
This biography was last updated on 09/22/2010.
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