Bloom, Harold,: The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life
Book Number: 0282229
Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. secondhand copy, the rear panel of the dust jacket has a slightly yellowed patch where the price sticker was, there is no other damage to describe, no annotations.With erudition and panache, The Anxiety of Influence overturned generations of conventional wisdom by showing that great works of literature do not spring into the world fully formed. They emerge through impassioned and intensely competitive struggle with the great words that have come before them.Expanding and revising his earlier commentary for a new generation of readers, The Anatomy of Influence: Literature As a Way of Life explains why these intensely competitive struggles for the key to literary understanding and appreciation. – dust jacket blurb Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. X, 357 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Books on Books; Essays & Literary Criticism. ISBN: 0300167601. ISBN/EAN: 9780300167603. Inventory No: 0282229.