The literary critic defends the importance of Western literature from Chaucer and Shakespeare to Kafka and Beckett in this acclaimed national bestseller.
NOMINATED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
Harold Bloom's The Western Canon is more than a required reading list—it is a "heroically brave, formidably learned" defense of the great works of literature that comprise the traditional Western Canon.
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In this valedictory volume, Yale professor Harold Bloom—who for more than half a century was regarded as America's most daringly original...