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Literary Critic

Harold Bloom: 'The Anatomy Of Influence'

nytimes.com | SAM TANENHAUS | Posted 07.22.2011 | Books

At the age of 80, with almost 40 books behind him and nearly as many accumulated honors, Harold Bloom has written, in "The Anatomy of Influence," a ki...

(Snooty) Literature Critics Criticize Reader's Literary Criticism

David Ropeik | Posted 07.13.2011 | Books
David Ropeik

The flaws of customer criticism notwithstanding, the ability of readers to offer their feedback into the great public discussion of literature contributes significantly to an interest in reading, and writing.

The Misguided Anger Of A Critic

themillions.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If so, Myers would have a lot to answer for. But in the real world, instances don't yield general truths with anything like the haste of a typical Mye...

Frank Kermode

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — Respected literary critic and Shakespeare scholar Frank Kermode has died, his publisher said. He was 90. Regarded by some as Britain's...