Black American Poets and Dramatists of the Harlem Renaissance

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Harold Bloom
Chelsea House Publishers, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 160 pages
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-- Covers more than 1,400 of the most important authors who write in English-- Ranges from the author of Beowulf to present-day writers-- Includes writers in the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand-- Each volume covers approximately 12 authors and includes a concise biography, a selection of critical extracts, and a complete and up-to-date bibliography of the author's separate publications

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Contents

Sterling A Brown
16
Countee Cullen
31
Randolph Edmonds
48
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Harold Bloom, July 11, 1930 - 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. 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 King James Bible: A Literary Appreciation.

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