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How to Read and Why

How to Read and Why

by Harold Bloom

Publisher: Scribner
ISBN: 9780684859071
Pages: 288
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2020-08-11
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Information is endlessly available to us; where shall wisdom be found?" is the crucial question with which renowned literary critic Harold Bloom begins this impassioned book on the pleasures and benefits of reading well. For more than forty years, Bloom has transformed college students into lifelong readers with his unrivaled love for literature. Now, at a time when faster and easier electronic media threatens to eclipse the practice of reading, Bloom draws on his experience as critic, teacher, and prolific reader to plumb the great books for their sustaining wisdom. Shedding all polemic, Bloom addresses the solitary reader, who, he urges, should read ...