Ruin the Sacred Truths: Poetry and Belief from the Bible to the Present (Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

Ruin the Sacred Truths: Poetry and Belief from the Bible to the Present (Charles Eliot Norton Lectures)

Harold Bloom


Bloom surveys with majestic view the literature of the West from the previous testomony to Samuel Beckett. He provocatively rereads the Yahwist (or J) author, Jeremiah, activity, Jonah, the Iliad, the Aeneid, Dante's Divine Comedy, Hamlet, King Lear, Othello, the Henry IV performs, Paradise Lost, Blake's Milton, Wordsworth's Prelude, and works by means of Freud, Kafka, and Beckett. In so doing, he uncovers the fact that all our makes an attempt to name any robust paintings extra sacred than one other are in basic terms political and social formulations. this can be feedback at its most sensible.

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