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In Bloom

A student remembers the great literary critic, who died this week at 89

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Harold Bloom

The late great literary critic ‘refused to judge books on any other basis than their imaginative strength’

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The Daemon in Mr. Bloom

The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books

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Master Critic Harold Bloom Likes This Poet. A Lot.

The great Yale literary scholar introduces new poetry by Peter Cole, in ‘The Invention of Influence’

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Harold Bloom Is God

A conversation about literature, Judaism, and the Almighty with the great Yale literary critic

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Angels in Judaica

Jews’ interest in angels dates back millennia—as the Israel Museum’s ‘Divine Messengers’ exhibit attests

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Last Acts: The Swan Songs of Harold Bloom and Philip Roth

In the final phase of his literary life, Harold Bloom, like Philip Roth, refuses to relinquish his vitality

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High Anxiety

Faced with a story I wanted to start but felt certain I couldn’t, I turned to the literary gods. Now Harold Bloom owes me $213.27.

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Albion’s Shame

In Trials of the Diaspora, Anthony Julius offers an encyclopedic history of English anti-Semitism

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