|Born||July 11, 1930|
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
|Died||October 14, 2019 (aged 89)|
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
|Occupation||Literary critic, writer, professor|
|Education||Cornell University (B.A.)|
Yale University (PhD)
|Literary movement||Aestheticism, Romanticism|
|Spouse||Jeanne Gould (m. 1958; 2 children)|
Since the publication of his first book in 1959, Bloom has written more than forty books, including twenty books of literary criticism, several books talking about religion, and a novel. He has edited hundreds of anthologies about many literary and philosophical figures for the Chelsea House publishing firm. Bloom's books have been translated into more than 40 languages.
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- "Faculty - English". english.yale.edu.
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- "Colossus Among Critics: Harold Bloom". The New York Times.
- Marc Redfield (2003). "Literature, Incorporated". In Peter C. Herman (ed.). Historicizing Theory. Suny Press. p. 210. ISBN 978-0-7914-5962-1.
- Smith, Dinitia (October 14, 2019). "Harold Bloom, Critic Who Championed Western Canon, Dies at 89". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved October 14, 2019.