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John Cheever / ed. with an introd. by Harold Bloom

Secondary Author Bloom, Harold, 1930-
Cheever, John, 1912-1982
Country Estados Unidos. Publication Philadelphia : Chelsea House, cop. 2004 Description 106 p. ; 24 cm Series Bloom's major short story writers ISBN 0-7910-7589-3 CDU 820(73) CHEEVER
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Each volume, covering four to six short stories, includes: A User's Guide Editor's Notes and Introduction Biography of the Short Story Writer List of Characters in Each Story Detailed Thematic Analysis of Each Short Story Extracts from Major Critical Essays That Discuss Aspects of Each Work Complete Bibliography of the Writer's Works A List of Critical Works About the Short Stories Covered plus, An Index of Themes and Ideas in the Author's Work

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Critics examine the Cheever's short stories The Country Husband, Goodbye, My Brother, and The Five-Forty-Eight. Excerpted from John Cheever All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

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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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