Genius

Genius

A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
In a celebration of the greatest creative writers of all time, a leading literary critic and author of The Book of J explores the mysteries of genius as expressed in one hundred of the most creative minds in history, including Socarates, Shakespeare, Milton, Dante, Hemingway, Whitman, and other notable authors throughout the ages. 200,000 first printing.

Book News
Bloom (humanities, Yale U. and English, New York University) offers critiques profiling 100 of the most creative literary minds in history based on his selections after a half-century of teaching literature. The critiques average several pages in length, beginning with illuminating excerpts from Bloom's chosen geniuses ranging from Milton to Melville, and Dickinson to Socrates. Through his critiques Bloom explores parallels between his chosen geniuses and ways in which they have influenced one another. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Hachette Book Group
From the Bible to Ralph Ellison, America's most prominent and bestselling literary critic takes an enlightening look at the concept of genius through the ages in a celebration of the greatest creative writers of all time. 50 photos.

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In a celebration of the greatest creative writers of all time, the literary critic explores the mysteries of genius as expressed in one hundred of the most creative minds in history, including Milton, Dante, and Whitman.

Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2002
ISBN: 9780446527170
0446527173
Branch Call Number: 153.98 Blo
Characteristics: xviii, 814 p. : ill.

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