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Sophocles' Oedipus Rex (Bloom's Guides)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2007

Written by Sophocles around 425 BCE, "Oedipus Rex" is a classic Greek tragedy that depicts the struggle between man and fate. Oedipus' story forms the foundation for the symbolic conflict between sons and fathers, a theme that has lost none of its dramatic punch in the ensuing centuries. The meticulous scholarship presented in this new "Bloom's Guides" title offers its readers fresh insight into this time-honored classic.
  
  











  



  
William Golding's Lord of the Flies (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2008

In this adventure story about a group of schoolboys stranded on a deserted island, William Golding explores the dark side of humanity and the savagery that surfaces when social structure is broken down, and rules, ideals, and values are lost. New critical essays on "Lord of the Flies" are supplemented by a chronology of the author's life, a bibliography, and notes about the essay contributors.
  
  











  



  
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Bloom's Guides)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2010

Maya Angelou's unforgettable autobiography, nominated for the National Book Award in 1969, recounts her struggle as a young black woman to overcome obstacles and realize her dreams. A meditation on themes of empowerment and self-actualization, it has emerged as a modern classic. This new collection of concise critical excerpts features an introduction from master critic Harold Bloom, an annotated biography of Angelou's myriad works, and an index.
  
  











  



  
Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)
Zora Neale Hurston

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2008

- Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism- Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.
  
  











  



  
The Sublime (Bloom's Literary Themes)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2010

The sublime in literature is described as the sense of awe that is evoked in the presence of great power and grandeur in nature or in art. In this engaging new volume, the role of the sublime is discussed in "Emma", "Ode to the West Wind", "Song of Myself", and many other works. Featuring original essays and excerpts from previously published critical analyses, each book in the new Bloom's "Literary Themes" series gives students valuable insight ...
  
  











  



  
A Raisin in the Sun (Bloom's Guides)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2009

This classic American drama tells the story of the Youngers, a family that must struggle with their own inner divisions, in addition to the racist attitudes of society at large, as they move into their dream house in a community unwelcoming to African Americans. Complete with an introduction by literary critic Harold Bloom, this new title in the "Bloom's Guides" series also features an annotated bibliography and a list of other works by the ...
  
  











  



  
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)
Emily Bronte

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2008

Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights", set in the raw and frightening beauty of the English moors, is the story of two lovers drawn together from the moment they meet. Their love is consuming and destructive, forbidden and inescapable, making Bronte's tale a sweeping classic of English literature. This updated volume offers clear analysis perfect for students seeking valuable insight into this haunting tale.
  
  











  



  
Ray Bradbury (Bloom's Modern Critical Views)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2010

The author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles is among the best-known science fiction and fantasy writers today. His works explore the nature, implication, and limits of the human, in both terrestrial and extraterrestrial realms. Readers will find useful critical commentary on Bradbury's work in this new edition in the Bloom's Modern Critical Views series. Also featured are an introductory essay by master scholar Harold Bloom, an index ...
  
  











  



  
Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2008

Ken Kesey's debut novel, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" uses an innovative structure and unique characters to tell a memorable story set in a mental institution. This critically acclaimed novel has also garnered success on film and on the stage. Ken Kesey's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, New Edition" features a collection of cohesive critical essays that will enhance young scholars' understanding of Kesey's groundbreaking work. Other ...
  
  











  



  
The Hero's Journey (Bloom's Literary Themes)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2009

- Original essays and excerpts from published critical analyses that discuss the role of the title theme in various works- An index for easy reference- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.
  
  











  



  
Sin and Redemption (Bloom's Literary Themes)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2010

The allied themes of sin and redemption are at the heart of many classics of religious literature, and even secular writers feel compelled to explore the role of sin and redemption in such works as King Lear, Moby-Dick, Paradise Lost, The Portrait of a Lady, The Waste Land, and many more works.. Featuring original essays and excerpts from previously published critical analyses, this addition to the Bloom's Literary Themes series gives students ...
  
  











  



  
John Milton (Bloom's Classic Critical Views)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2010

The poetry of John Milton reflects Milton's intellectual and practical involvement with the daily problems of liberty and authority, and ensures its resonance with modern-day audiences. This volume includes an introduction by Professor Harold Bloom, an extensive biography of Milton and a critical analysis of his work.
  
  











  



  
Joseph Conrad (Bloom's Modern Critical Views)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2010

Joseph Conrad's novels and short stories explore the nature of narrative, reality, and competing notions of truth. This new volume offers a new selection of contemporary critical commentary on the author of such classic works as "Lord Jim", "Nostromo", and "Heart of Darkness". This new edition also contains an introduction penned by literary scholar Harold Bloom, a bibliography, a chronology of the author's life, and an index for reference.
  
  











  



  
The American Dream (Bloom's Literary Themes)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2009

"The American Dream" discusses the role of this theme in great works of literature such as "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", "Death of a Salesman", "The Great Gatsby", "Their Eyes Were Watching God", and many others. With 20 essays and reprinted articles, this new title from the "Bloom's Literary Themes" series gives context and guidance to students studying the literary theme of the 'American dream'.
  
  











  



  
Death and Dying (Bloom's Literary Themes)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2009

- Original essays and excerpts from published critical analyses that discuss the role of the title theme in various works- An index for easy reference- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.
  
  











  



  
Bloom's How to Write About George Orwell (Bloom's How to Write About Literature)
Kim E. Becnel

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2010

This series inspires students to write compelling essays on great authors and their works by encouraging their academic inquisitiveness and sharpening their critical-thinking skills.
  
  











  



  
Franz Kafka (Bloom's Modern Critical Views)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2010

Franz Kafka's visionary fiction offers an unforgettable rendering of the anxiety and alienation prevalent in 20th-century Western society. "The Trial" and "The Metamorphosis" are among the works discussed in this new collection of contemporary critical commentary on the author. This new offering from Bloom's "Modern Critical Views" includes an introductory essay from esteemed scholar Harold Bloom, a bibliography, a chronology of the author's ...
  
  











  



  
The Labyrinth (Bloom's Literary Themes)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2009

- Original essays and excerpts from published critical analyses that discuss the role of the title theme in various works- An index for easy reference- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.
  
  











  



  
Night (Bloom's Guides)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2009

"Night", a memoir by concentration camp survivor and Nobel Peace Prize - winner Elie Wiesel, is a key work of Holocaust literature. It bears witness to the horrors endured by a teenage boy whose freedom and family are forcibly wrested from him. This new study guide to Wiesel's moving story also features an annotated bibliography, a listing of other works by the author, and an introduction by literary scholar Harold Bloom.
  
  











  



  
J.R.R. Tolkien (Bloom's Modern Critical Views)

Blooms Literary Criticism, 2008

The revered author of the fantasy works "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" also had a distinguished career as a professor at Oxford University and as a scholar specializing in Anglo-Saxon literature. This addition to the "Bloom's Modern Critical Views" series is enhanced by a chronology, bibliography, notes on the contributors, and an introductory essay by noted literary scholar Harold Bloom.
  
  











  








   



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