"All Quiet on the Western Front" (Bloom's Guides annotated edition)

"All Quiet on the Western Front" (Bloom's Guides annotated edition)

By: Prof. Harold Bloom (editor)Hardback

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This 1929 novel served as Remarque's attempt to confront and ultimately rid himself of the graphic and haunting memories of his time serving in World War I. A novel with overtones of autobiography, "All Quiet on the Western Front" traces the evolution of one man's powerful antiwar sentiments. This new title in the "Bloom's Guides" series also features an annotated bibliography, a listing of other works by the author, and an introduction by literary scholar Harold Bloom.

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Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University. He is the author of 30 books, including Shelley's Mythmaking (1959), The Visionary Company (1961), Blake's Apocalypse (1963), Yeats (1970), A Map of Misreading (1975), Kabbalah and Criticism (1975), Agon: Toward a Theory of Revisionism (1982), The American Religion (1992), The Western Canon (1994), and Omens of Millennium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection (1996). The Anxiety of Influence (1973) sets forth Professor Bloom's provocative theory of the literary relationships between the great writers and their predecessors. His most recent books include Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human (1998), a 1998 National Book Award finalist, How to Read and Why (2000), Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds (2002), Hamlet: Poem Unlimited (2003), Where Shall Wisdom be Found (2004), and Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine (2005). In 1999, Professor Bloom received the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Criticism. He has also received the International Prize of Catalonia, the Alfonso Reyes Prize of Mexico, and the Hans Christian Andersen Bicentennial Prize of Denmark.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/08/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780791098301
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780791098301
  • weight: 295
  • ISBN10: 0791098303
  • edition: annotated edition

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