Film, Video How to Read and Why

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Title
How to Read and Why
Summary
Harold Bloom discusses his book, "How to Read and Why."
Event Date
June 28, 2000
Notes
-  Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University, Berg Professor of English at New York University and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard. His more than 20 books include "Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human," "The Western Canon," "The Book of J" and "The Anxiety of Influence." He is a MacArthur Prize fellow; a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; the recipient of many awards, including the Academy's Gold Medal for Criticism; and he holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Rome and Bologna.
Running Time
41 minutes 44 seconds
Online Format
video
image

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