Posts Tagged: harold bloom

The Alien Angel

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In The Times Literary Supplement, Marjorie Perloff explores “the strange voice of Edgar Allan Poe,” invoking the criticism of Harold Bloom, T.S. Eliot, and Jerome McGann, whose new book, The Poet Edgar Allan Poe: Alien Angel, she has set out to review. Among other elements, she notes that Poe has now become popular among college students, […]

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What Is Already Living: Author, Autobiography and Fiction in the Age of Social Networking

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WRITE YOUR STORY reads the advertising placard for corporate octopus Citibank on display in the Union Square subway station in Manhattan. The campaign’s thrust appears to be this: by spending money, being a consumer, one, in fact, indites a story on the face of the everyday.

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