Till I End My Song: A Gathering Of Last Poems by Harold BloomTill I End My Song: A Gathering Of Last Poems by Harold Bloom

Till I End My Song: A Gathering Of Last Poems

byHarold Bloom

Paperback | December 20, 2011

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“A colossus among critics. . . . His enthusiasm for literature is a joyous intoxicant.” —New York Times

In this charming anthology, esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom collects the last poems of history's most important and celebrated poets. As with his immensely popular Best Poems of the English Language, Bloom has carefully curated and annotated the final works of one hundred poets in Till I End My Song, with selections from John Keats, T.S. Eliot, Elizabeth Bishop, Emily Dickinson, Dylan Thomas, Robert Frost, D.H. Lawrence, W.H. Auden, John Milton, Herman Melville, Emily Brontë, and others. Written with the same wise and discerning commentary of earlier books—including his acclaimed Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human and The Book of JTill I End My Song is a moving and provocative meditation on the relationship between art, meaning, and ultimately, death, from the literary titan of our time.

Harold Bloom is a Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard. His more than thirty books includeThe Best Poems of the English Language,The Art of Reading Poetry, andThe Book of J. He is a MacArthur Prize Fellow, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and...
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Title:Till I End My Song: A Gathering Of Last PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.04 inPublished:December 20, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061923060

ISBN - 13:9780061923067

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“[Bloom looks] to poems for clarity about the end of life.”