The anatomy of influence : literature as a way of life /
- Publication info:
- New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2011.
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- The anatomy of influence : literature as a way of life / Harold Bloom.
- Main Author:
- Bloom, Harold.
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2011
- Physical Description:
x, 357 p. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
9780300167603 (hardcover. : alk. paper)0300167601 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Table of Contents
- The point of view for my work as a critic
- Literary love
- Sublime strangeness
- The influence of a mind on itself
- Shakespeare, the founder
- Shakespeare's people
- The rival poet: King Lear
- Shakespeare's ellipsis: The tempest
- Possession in many modes: the sonnets
- Hamlet and the art of knowing
- Milton's Hamlet
- Dr. Johnson and critical influence
- The skeptical sublime
- Anxieties of Epicurean influence: Dryden, Pater, Milton, Shelley, Tennyson, Whitman, Swinburne, Stevens
- Leopardi's Lucretian swerve
- Shelley's heirs: Browning and Yeats
- Whose condition of fire? Merrill and Yeats
- Whitman and the death of Europe in the evening land
- Emerson and a poetry yet to be written
- Whitman's tally
- Death and the poet: Whitmanian ebbings
- Notes toward a supreme fiction of the romantic self
- Near the quick: Lawrence and Whitman
- Hand of fire: Hart Crane's magnificence
- Whitman's prodigals: Ashbery, Ammons, Merwin, Strand, Charles Wright.