Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human Summary
Harold Bloom

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Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human Summary

Many authors have published critiques of the plays of Shakespeare. Some of the best known romantic critics are Hazlitt, W. H. Auden and A.C. Bradley. Contemporaries of Shakespeare include the playwrights Ben Jonson, a critic of Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe, a playwright who had much influence on Shakespeare. The author, Harold Bloom begins this monumental book with the thesis that Shakespeare with his plays invented the modern notion of human personality. Actually...

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