Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

By: BLOOM, Harold

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6th printing. Noted literary critic Harold Bloom renders a thorough analysis of each of Shakespeare's plays in this hefty work. In so doing, Bloom contends that Shakespeare not only "invented the English language", but "created human nature as we know it today." --- In cream paper-covered boards backed in off-white cloth, with author initials, titling, and decorations in gilt to cover and spine. Jacket with detail from Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel to front panel, Katherine Newbegin photographic portrait of Mr. Bloom to rear panel. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy but with slight soiling to textblock edges and prior owner's inked info. to front free endpaper. Unclipped in excellent condition and protected in clear removable mylar wrapper. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xx, 745 pages

Title: Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

Author Name: BLOOM, Harold

Categories: >>Writers, Writing & Literary Criticism, >>Shakespeare, >>Drama/Theatre; Movies/TV,

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books / Penguin Putnam: 1998

ISBN Number: 1573221201

ISBN Number 13: 9781573221207

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket

Stock No.: 41071