- Name: Harold Bloom
- Born: 07/11/1930
- Died: 10/14/2019 (89 years old)
- Occupation: Literary critic, writer, professor
Harold Bloom (July 11, 1930 – October 14, 2019) was an American literary critic and the Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University. He is often cited as the most influential critic of the late 20th century. Following the publication of his first book in 1959, Bloom wrote more than 50 books, including 20 books of literary criticism, several books discussing religion, and a novel. During his lifetime, he edited hundreds of anthologies concerning numerous literary and philosophical figures for the Chelsea House publishing firm. Bloom’s books have been translated into more than 40languages.
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Death Place: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Harold Bloom quotes :
But in the end, in the end one is alone. We are all of us alone. I mean I'm told these days we have to consider ourselves as being in society... but in the end one knows one is alone, that one lives at the heart of a solitude.Harold Bloom