Bloom's how to Write about Charles Dickens


Author: Amy S. Watkin
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791098508
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 247
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A guide to writing about the fiction of Charles Dickens offers instructions for composing different types of essays and contains literary criticism, analysis, and suggested essay topics.

How to Read and Why


Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684859076
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 288
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At a time when faster and easier electronic media threaten to eclipse reading and literature, the author explores reasons for reading and demonstrates the aesthetic pleasure reading can bring.

Bloom's How to Write about Langston Hughes


Author: James B. Kelley,Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438128703
Category: Criticism
Page: 209
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Known for his poetic transformation of New England and nature, Robert Frost has retained his position through the years as one of the essential American poets of the 20th century. This book explores his classic works, including The Road Not Taken, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and The Death of the Hired Man.

Bloom's how to Write about J.D. Salinger


Author: Christine Kerr
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791094839
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 280
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A guide to writing about the fiction of J.D. Salinger offers instructions for composing different types of essays and contains literary criticism, analysis, and suggested essay topics for such works as "The Catcher in the Rye" and "Franny and Zooey."

Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities


Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791092933
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 131
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An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.

Bloom's How to Write about Walt Whitman


Author: Frank D. Casale,Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438127685
Category: Criticism
Page: 273
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Walt Whitman's passionate writing style and bold subject matter have deeply influenced American poetry. Nearly all of his poems were published in Leaves of Grass, which Whitman obsessively expanded, edited, and republished throughout his life, ultimately leaving behind a powerful literary legacy. Twenty of his most commonly read and studied poems are discussed in depth in this volume, which also features ideas for essay topics to assist students in developing critical-thinking skills.

Bloom's how to Write about Herman Melville


Author: Laurie A. Sterling,Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791097447
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 296
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A guide to writing about the fiction of Herman Melville offers instructions for composing different types of essays and contains literary criticism, analysis, and suggested essay topics.

Bloom's How to Write about Tennessee Williams


Author: Jennifer Banach,Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438127677
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 257
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Known for his poetic transformation of New England and nature, Robert Frost has retained his position through the years as one of the essential American poets of the 20th century. This book explores his classic works, including The Road Not Taken, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and The Death of the Hired Man.

Bloom's how to Write about F. Scott Fitzgerald


Author: Kim Becnel
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791094820
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 232
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Discusses different styles of criticism, how to read as a critic, and strategies for writing critical essays, using as examples sample essays written about plots, themes, characters, and styles found in eleven of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works.

Bloom's How to Write about Emily Dickinson


Author: Anna Priddy
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438112408
Category: Criticism
Page: 262
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Offers advice on writing essays about the works of Emily Dickinson and lists sample topics for twenty of her poems.

Bloom's how to Write about Amy Tan


Author: Kim Becnel
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1604133082
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 232
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A guide to writing about the works of Amy Tan offers instructions for composing different types of essays and contains literary criticism, analysis, and suggested essay topics for individual works.

Bloom's how to Write about the Brontës


Author: Virginia Brackett
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791097943
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 281
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A guide to writing about the fiction of the Brontèes offers instructions for composing different types of essays that contains literary criticism, analysis, and suggested essay topics.

Bloom's How to Write about William Shakespeare


Author: Paul Gleed
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438112475
Category: Criticism
Page: 244
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A practical resource guide for writing essays on William Shakespeare, with advice for students designed to help them develop their analytical skills and understand Shakespeare's works.

Bloom's How to Write about John Steinbeck


Author: Catherine J. Kordich
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438112432
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 264
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Bloom's How to Write about John Steinbeck offers valuable paper-topic suggestions, clearly outlined strategies on how to write a strong essay, and an insightful introduction by Harold Bloom on writing about Steinbeck.

Bloom's How to Write about Nathaniel Hawthorne


Author: Laurie A. Sterling
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438112459
Category: Criticism
Page: 344
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Bloom's How to Write About Nathaniel Hawthorne offers valuable paper-topic suggestions, clearly outlined strategies on how to write a strong essay, and an insightful introduction by Harold Bloom designed to help students develop their analytical writing skills and critical comprehension of this important writer and his works.

Bloom's How to Write about Ralph Waldo Emerson


Author: Fabian Ironside,Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791098338
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 280
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Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of America s most influential thinkers and indisputably the central figure of the American Renaissance of the mid-19th century. His essay Nature is considered to be the founding document for the transcendentalist movement, and his influence can be seen in the writings of Whitman, Thoreau, Melville, and others. Bloom's How to Write about Ralph Waldo Emerson offers valuable paper-topic suggestions, clearly outlined strategies on how to write a strong essay, and an insightful introduction by Harold Bloom on writing about Emerson. This new volume is designed to help students develop their analytical writing skills and critical comprehension of the author and his major works.

Bloom's how to Write about Edgar Allan Poe


Author: Susan Amper
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 079109488X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 232
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Offers instruction for composing different types of essays on the poetry and fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, and contains literary criticism, analysis, and suggested essay topics for such works as "The Tell-Tale Heart" and "The Raven."

Bloom's how to Write about Ernest Hemingway


Author: Kim Becnel,Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0791097463
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 280
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A guide to writing about the fiction of Ernest Hemingway offers instructions for composing different types of essays and contains literary criticism, analysis, and suggested essay topics for individual works.

Bloom's How to Write about William Faulkner


Author: Anna Priddy,Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438126514
Category: Criticism
Page: 241
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William Faulkner is one of America's most highly regarded novelists. This title reveals his timeless novels and short stories, including The Sound and the Fury; Light in August; Go Down, Moses; As I Lay Dying; 'Absalom, Absalom ; Barn Burning; The Bear; and, A Rose for Emily.

Bloom's How to Write about Geoffrey Chaucer


Author: Michelle M. Sauer,Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1604133309
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 232
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A guide to writing about the works of Geoffrey Chaucer offers instructions for composing different types of essays and contains literary criticism, analysis, and suggested essay topics for individual works.