The Shadow of a Great Rock
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About "The Shadow of a Great Rock"
Distilling the insights acquired from a significant portion of his career as a critic and teacher, Harold Bloom offers readers at last the book he has been writing 'all my long life', a magisterial and intimately perceptive reading of 'The King James Bible' as a literary masterpiece.
Meet the Author
Harold Bloom, July 11, 1930 - 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.