Hart Crane: Comprehensive Research and Study Guide

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Harold Bloom
Chelsea House Publishers, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 153 pages
Harold Bloom refers to Hart Crane as a prophet of American Orphism, of the Emersonian and Whitmanian Native Strain in our national literature. This text offers criticism of his work from some of the most respected authorities on the subject. Studied works include "Voyages," "Repose of Rivers," "Proem: To Brooklyn Bridge," "The Tunnel," and "The Broken Tower."

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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.

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