A student remembers the great literary critic, who died this week at 89
The late great literary critic ‘refused to judge books on any other basis than their imaginative strength’
The great critic’s sparkling new tour of American literature illuminates the sublime life of books
The great Yale literary scholar introduces new poetry by Peter Cole, in ‘The Invention of Influence’
A conversation about literature, Judaism, and the Almighty with the great Yale literary critic
Jews’ interest in angels dates back millennia—as the Israel Museum’s ‘Divine Messengers’ exhibit attests
In the final phase of his literary life, Harold Bloom, like Philip Roth, refuses to relinquish his vitality
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.
In Trials of the Diaspora, Anthony Julius offers an encyclopedic history of English anti-Semitism
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