Alex Haley and Malcolm X's The Autobiography of Malcolm X

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Harold Bloom
Chelsea House Publishers, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 75 pages
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Bloom's Reviews are a acclaimed advancement to the standard chapter-by-chapter plot summaries provided by most study guides. Each Review saves a student time by presenting the latest research, from noted literary scholars, in a practical and lucid format, enabling students to concentrate on improving their knowledge and understanding of the work in question.

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Review: The Autobiography of Malcom X (Bloom's Reviews)

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Review: The Autobiography of Malcom X (Bloom's Reviews)

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Profound. This book made me laugh cry angry happy inspired everything. Malcom X was a MAN. Not to mention the book made me better appreciate the severity of the black man's plight. Honestly do yourself a favor and read this. Read full review


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About the author (1996)

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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