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A Separate Peace - John Knowles, New Edition

A Separate Peace - John Knowles, New Edition( )
Editor: Bloom, Harold
ISBN:978-1-60413-185-7
Publication Date:Apr 2009
Publisher:Facts On File, Incorporated
Imprint:Chelsea House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $64.90
Book Description:

In this American classic, a young man comes of age and struggles with a loss of innocence and friendship at a northern boarding school amidst the backdrop of World War II. The full-length essays in this volume provide a comprehensive critical overview of John Knowles s best-known novel. This latest edition in the Bloom s Modern Critical Interpretations series features a chronology, bibliography, and an index, as well as notes on the contributors and an introductory essay from...
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Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Author Biography
(Editor)
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.

Harold Bloom passed away on October 14, 2019 in New Haven, at the age of 89.

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