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Bloom puts us slow readers to shame. Arguably he has read more books on Western Literature than anyone in the history of the world -- which in and of itself may be astounding, but... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Herbert L Calhoun
THIS BOOK WAS RECOMMENDED TO ME BY A GIFTED PHYSICIAN WHO IS AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF KNOWLEDGE.
HE TOLD ME IF YOU READ ONLY ONE BOOK FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR, READ THIS ONE. Read more
the answer to the question: `Where shall wisdom be found?' posed in the book of Job, is: In the fear of god, or, as professor bloom particularizes the deity, yahweh. Read morePublished on June 30, 2011 by Case Quarter
In Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? Harold Bloom writes of several renowned authors who have influenced his particular kind of wisdom. Read morePublished on September 3, 2010 by Rod Zinkel
To skip to the end, Bloom seems to define wisdom as the ability to know who to not listen to - knowing what to tune out. Read morePublished on July 22, 2010 by King of Controversy
Bloom is eager to rank literary and philosophical works, but reticent to interpret them and take a stand on what they say. He says that Augustine is a great genius. He probably is. Read morePublished on May 11, 2010 by A. Maturin
without a great background of classical reading, this was the most difficult of his books to readPublished on July 4, 2007 by Dr. Milton J. Mintz
Harold Bloom, the Yale Shakespeare and Western Cannon guru, has produce another book of erudition. In Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? Read morePublished on August 8, 2006 by The Inveterate Reader
Harold Bloom, Yale University Don, paddles into religious-philosophy waters. This book starts off soundly enough, but like many Stephen King novels, desintergrates into ravenous... Read morePublished on April 27, 2006 by C. Michael Bailey