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Harold Bloom

Index Harold Bloom

Harold Bloom (born July 11, 1930) is an American literary critic and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University. [1]

185 relations: A Voyage to Arcturus, A. C. Bradley, A. F. Moritz, A. R. Ammons, A. S. Byatt, Adam, Adrienne Rich, Aestheticism, Aesthetics, Allan Bloom, American Pastoral, Anne Carson, Apophatic theology, Apparition de l'église éternelle, Ægypt, Balkanization, Bardolatry, Bathsheba, Belarus, Blood Meridian, Booknotes, Brest, Belarus, Bronx High School of Science, Camille Paglia, Christianity, Christianity and Judaism, Christianity in the United States, Christopher Marlowe, Classics, Cormac McCarthy, Cornell University, Cornell University Press, Covering cherub, David, David Foster Wallace, David Lindsay (novelist), David Rosenberg (poet), Deconstruction, Deseret News, Documentary hypothesis, Dogma, Don DeLillo, Doris Lessing, Editorial Anagrama, Elizabeth Bishop, FairMormon, Falstaff, Fearful Symmetry (Frye), Feminism, Fulbright Program, ..., Geoffrey Chaucer, Geoffrey Hill, Gershom Scholem, Gnosticism, Grand Concourse (Bronx), Gravity's Rainbow, Hamlet, Harry Potter, Hart Crane, Hartford Courant, Hebrew language, Henri Cole, Henry IV, Part 1, Hermeticism, Hierarchy of angels, Humanities, Imre Salusinszky, Infobase Publishing, Iris Murdoch, Jahwist, James Merrill, James Wood (critic), Jay Wright (poet), Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus, Jim Lehrer, John Ashbery, John Banville, John Crowley, José Saramago, Joshua Fishman, Kabbalah, Kenneth Burke, List of thinkers influenced by deconstruction, Literary criticism, Little, Big, Lurianic Kabbalah, M. H. Abrams, MacArthur Fellows Program, Martha Serpas, Martin Butlin, Marvin Meyer, Marxism, Mason & Dixon, Max Weinreich, Maya Angelou, Millennialism, Mormons, Naomi Wolf, Near-death experience, New Criticism, New Historicism, New York (magazine), New York (state), New York University, Newsweek, Nicholas A. Basbanes, Nobel Prize in Literature, Northrop Frye, Odessa, Olivier Messiaen, Orthodox Judaism, Ovid, Oxford University Press, Paul Festa, PBS NewsHour, Pembroke College, Cambridge, Pentecostalism, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Peter Ackroyd, Peter Cole, Philip Roth, Plato, Poetry slam, Populism, Portuguese people, Prince Hamlet, Prophecy, Protestantism, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Robert Crumb, Robert Penn Warren, Romanticism, Routledge, Sabbath's Theater, Salt Publishing, Samuel Beckett, Samuel Johnson, Savannah, Georgia, School of Resentment, Sigmund Freud, Solomon, South Bronx, Stanford University centers and institutes, Stephen J. Blackwood, Sterling Professor, T. S. Eliot, Tetragrammaton, The American Religion, The Anxiety of Influence, The Baltimore Sun, The Boston Globe, The Bronx, The Crying of Lot 49, The Flight to Lucifer, The Guardian, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages, TheGuardian.com, Thomas Pynchon, Thomas S. Monson, Time (magazine), Tony Kushner, Uncanny, Underworld (DeLillo novel), University of Cambridge, Ur-Hamlet, Verse novel, Vice (magazine), W. B. Yeats, Wallace Stevens, Walter Jackson Bate, Walter Pater, Western canon, Western literature, Will Self, William Hazlitt, William K. Wimsatt, William Shakespeare, Women's Wear Daily, Yale University, Yale University Press, Yiddish. Expand index (135 more) »

A Voyage to Arcturus

A Voyage to Arcturus is a novel by David Lindsay, first published in 1920.

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A. C. Bradley

Andrew Cecil Bradley, FBA (26 March 1851 – 2 September 1935) was an English literary scholar, best remembered for his work on Shakespeare.

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A. F. Moritz

Albert Frank Moritz (born April 15, 1947) is a poet, teacher, and scholar.

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A. R. Ammons

Archie Randolph Ammons (February 18, 1926 – February 25, 2001) was an American poet who won the annual National Book Award for Poetry in 1973 and 1993.

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A. S. Byatt

Dame Antonia Susan Duffy HonFBA (née Drabble; born 24 August 1936), known professionally as A. S. Byatt, is an English novelist, poet and Booker Prize winner.

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Adam (ʾĀdam; Adám) is the name used in the opening chapters of the Book of Genesis for the first man created by God, but it is also used in a collective sense as "mankind" and individually as "a human".

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Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Cecile Rich (May 16, 1929 – March 27, 2012) was an American poet, essayist and feminist.

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Aestheticism (also the Aesthetic Movement) is an intellectual and art movement supporting the emphasis of aesthetic values more than social-political themes for literature, fine art, music and other arts.

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Aesthetics (also spelled esthetics) is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty.

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Allan Bloom

Allan David Bloom (September 14, 1930 – October 7, 1992) was an American philosopher, classicist, and academician.

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American Pastoral

American Pastoral is a Philip Roth novel published in 1997 concerning Seymour "Swede" Levov, a successful Jewish American businessman and former high school star athlete from Newark, New Jersey.

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Anne Carson

Anne Carson (born June 21, 1950) is a Canadian poet, essayist, translator, and professor of Classics.

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Apophatic theology

Apophatic theology, also known as negative theology, is a form of theological thinking and religious practice which attempts to approach God, the Divine, by negation, to speak only in terms of what may not be said about the perfect goodness that is God.

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Apparition de l'église éternelle

Apparition de l'église éternelle (Apparition of the eternal church) is a work for organ, written by the French composer Olivier Messiaen in 1932.

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Ægypt is a series of four novels written by American author John Crowley.

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Balkanization, or Balkanisation, is a geopolitical term used to describe the process of fragmentation or division of a region or state into smaller regions or states that are often hostile or uncooperative with one another.

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Bardolatry is the worship, particularly when considered excessive, of William Shakespeare.

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Bathsheba was the wife of Uriah the Hittite and later of David, according to the Hebrew Bible.

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Belarus (Беларусь, Biełaruś,; Беларусь, Belarus'), officially the Republic of Belarus (Рэспубліка Беларусь; Республика Беларусь), formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia (Белоруссия, Byelorussiya), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.

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Blood Meridian

Blood Meridian or the Evening Redness in the West is a 1985 epic Western (or anti-Western) novel by American author Cormac McCarthy.

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Booknotes is an American television series on the C-SPAN network hosted by Brian Lamb, which originally aired from 1989 to 2004.

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Brest, Belarus

Brest (Брэст There is also the name "Berestye", but it is found only in the Old Russian language and Tarashkevich., Брест Brest, Берестя Berestia, בריסק Brisk), formerly Brest-Litoŭsk (Брэст-Лiтоўск) (Brest-on-the-Bug), is a city (population 340,141 in 2016) in Belarus at the border with Poland opposite the Polish city of Terespol, where the Bug and Mukhavets rivers meet.

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Bronx High School of Science

The Bronx High School of Science (commonly called Bronx Science or Science, and formerly Science High) is an elite public high school in New York City.

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Camille Paglia

Camille Anna Paglia (born April 2, 1947) is an American academic and social critic.

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ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Christianity and Judaism

Christianity is rooted in Second Temple Judaism, but the two religions diverged in the first centuries of the Christian Era.

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Christianity in the United States

Christianity is the most adhered to religion in the United States, with 75% of polled American adults identifying themselves as Christian in 2015.

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Christopher Marlowe

Christopher Marlowe, also known as Kit Marlowe (baptised 26 February 156430 May 1593), was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era.

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Classics or classical studies is the study of classical antiquity.

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Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter.

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Cornell University

Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York.

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Cornell University Press

The Cornell University Press is a division of Cornell University housed in Sage House, the former residence of Henry William Sage.

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Covering cherub

Covering cherub (in literary usage) is the obstructing presence for the artist of the inherited tradition, and cultural predecessors, with which they are faced.

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David is described in the Hebrew Bible as the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah.

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David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an American writer and university instructor in the disciplines of English and creative writing.

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David Lindsay (novelist)

David Lindsay (3 March 1876 – 16 July 1945) was an author now best remembered for the philosophical science fiction novel A Voyage to Arcturus (1920).

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David Rosenberg (poet)

David Rosenberg (August 1, 1943 Detroit, Michigan) is an American poet, biblical translator, editor, and educator.

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Deconstruction is a critique of the relationship between text and meaning originated by the philosopher Jacques Derrida.

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Deseret News

The Deseret News is a newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

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Documentary hypothesis

The documentary hypothesis (DH) is one of three models used to explain the origins and composition of the first five books of the Bible,The five books are Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

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The term dogma is used in pejorative and non-pejorative senses.

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Don DeLillo

Donald Richard "Don" DeLillo (born November 20, 1936) is an American novelist, playwright and essayist.

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Doris Lessing

Doris May Lessing (22 October 1919 – 17 November 2013) was a British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer.

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Editorial Anagrama

Anagrama is a Spanish publisher founded in 1969 by Jorge Herralde.

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Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979) was an American poet and short-story writer.

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FairMormon, formerly known as the Foundation for Apologetic Information & Research (FAIR), is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that specializes in Mormon apologetics and responds to criticism of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Sir John Falstaff is a fictional character who is mentioned in four plays by William Shakespeare and appears on stage in three of them.

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Fearful Symmetry (Frye)

Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake is a 1947 book by Canadian literary critic Northrop Frye whose subject is the work of English poet and visual artist William Blake.

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Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.

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Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program, including the Fulbright–Hays Program, is one of several United States Cultural Exchange Programs whose goal is to improve intercultural relations, cultural diplomacy, and intercultural competence between the people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills.

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Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – 25 October 1400), known as the Father of English literature, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages.

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Geoffrey Hill

Sir Geoffrey William Hill, FRSL (18 June 1932 – 30 June 2016) was an English poet, professor emeritus of English literature and religion, and former co-director of the Editorial Institute, at Boston University.

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Gershom Scholem

Gerhard Scholem who, after his immigration from Germany to Israel, changed his name to Gershom Scholem (Hebrew: גרשום שלום) (December 5, 1897 – February 21, 1982), was a German-born Israeli philosopher and historian.

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Gnosticism (from γνωστικός gnostikos, "having knowledge", from γνῶσις, knowledge) is a modern name for a variety of ancient religious ideas and systems, originating in Jewish-Christian milieus in the first and second century AD.

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Grand Concourse (Bronx)

The Grand Concourse (originally known as the Grand Boulevard and Concourse) is a major thoroughfare in the borough of the Bronx in New York City.

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Gravity's Rainbow

Gravity's Rainbow is a 1973 novel by American writer Thomas Pynchon.

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The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602.

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Harry Potter

Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling.

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Hart Crane

Harold Hart Crane (July 21, 1899 – April 27, 1932) was an American poet.

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Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant is the largest daily newspaper in the U.S. state of Connecticut, and is often recognized as the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.

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Hebrew language

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Henri Cole

Henri Cole (born 1956) is an American poet, who has published nine collections of poetry.

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Henry IV, Part 1

Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597.

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Hermeticism, also called Hermetism, is a religious, philosophical, and esoteric tradition based primarily upon writings attributed to Hermes Trismegistus ("Thrice Great").

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Hierarchy of angels

A hierarchy of angels is a belief or tradition found in the angelology of different religions, which holds that there are different levels or ranks of angels.

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Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture.

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Imre Salusinszky

Imre Salusinszky (born 1955) is an Australian journalist, former spokesmodel for discount Australian clothes brand Lowes, and English literature academic with a strong literary interest in the Canadian literary critic Northrop Frye.

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Infobase Publishing

Infobase Publishing is an American publisher of reference book titles and textbooks geared towards the North American library, secondary school, and university-level curriculum markets.

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Iris Murdoch

Dame Jean Iris Murdoch (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was a British novelist and philosopher born in Ireland to Irish parentage.

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The Jahwist, or Yahwist, often abbreviated J, is one of the hypothesized sources of the Pentateuch (Torah), together with the Deuteronomist, the Elohist and the Priestly source.

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James Merrill

For the South Carolina politician see James Merrill (politician) James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 – February 6, 1995) was an American poet.

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James Wood (critic)

James Douglas Graham Wood (born 1 November 1965 in Durham, England)"WOOD, James Douglas Graham", Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edn, Oxford University Press, December 2011; online edn, November 2011, is an English literary critic, essayist and novelist.

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Jay Wright (poet)

Jay Wright (born May 25, 1935) is an African-American poet, playwright, and essayist.

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Jehovah's Witnesses

Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.

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Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.

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Jim Lehrer

James Charles "Jim" Lehrer (born May 19, 1934) is an American journalist and a novelist.

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John Ashbery

John Lawrence Ashbery (July 28, 1927 – September 3, 2017) was an American poet.

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John Banville

William John Banville (born 8 December 1945), who sometimes writes as Benjamin Black, is an Irish novelist, adapter of dramas, and screenwriter.

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John Crowley

John Crowley (born December 1, 1942) is an American author of fantasy, science fiction and mainstream fiction.

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José Saramago

José de Sousa Saramago, GColSE (16 November 1922 – 18 June 2010), was a Portuguese writer and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature.

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Joshua Fishman

Joshua Aaron Fishman, (Yiddish: שיקל פֿישמאַן — Shikl Fishman; July 18, 1926 – March 1, 2015) was an American linguist who specialized in the sociology of language, language planning, bilingual education, and language and ethnicity.

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Kabbalah (קַבָּלָה, literally "parallel/corresponding," or "received tradition") is an esoteric method, discipline, and school of thought that originated in Judaism.

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Kenneth Burke

Kenneth Duva Burke (May 5, 1897 – November 19, 1993) was an American literary theorist, as well as poet, essayist, and novelist, who wrote on 20th-century philosophy, aesthetics, criticism, and rhetorical theory.

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List of thinkers influenced by deconstruction

This is a list of thinkers who have been influenced by deconstruction.

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Literary criticism

Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature.

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Little, Big

Little, Big: or, The Fairies' Parliament is a modern fantasy novel by John Crowley, published in 1981.

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Lurianic Kabbalah

Lurianic Kabbalah is a school of kabbalah named after the Jewish rabbi who developed it: Isaac Luria (1534–1572; also known as the "ARI'zal", "Ha'ARI" or "Ha'ARI Hakadosh").

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M. H. Abrams

Meyer Howard "Mike" Abrams (July 23, 1912 – April 21, 2015), usually cited as M. H. Abrams, was an American literary critic, known for works on romanticism, in particular his book The Mirror and the Lamp.

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MacArthur Fellows Program

The MacArthur Fellows Program, MacArthur Fellowship, or "Genius Grant", is a prize awarded annually by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation typically to between 20 and 30 individuals, working in any field, who have shown "extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction" and are citizens or residents of the United States.

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Martha Serpas

Serpas grew up in Galliano, Louisiana, and received her BA from Louisiana State University.

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Martin Butlin

Martin Richard Fletcher Butlin (born 7 June 1929), Who's Who 2016, A & C Black, 2016 (online edition, Oxford University Press, 2015) is a British art historian, an authority on historic British art and in particular Turner and William Blake.

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Marvin Meyer

Marvin W. Meyer (April 16, 1948 – August 16, 2012) was a scholar of religion and a tenured professor at Chapman University, in Orange, California.

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Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis that views class relations and social conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development and takes a dialectical view of social transformation.

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Mason & Dixon

Mason & Dixon is a postmodernist novel by U.S. author Thomas Pynchon published in 1997.

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Max Weinreich

Max Weinreich (22 April 1894 in Kuldīga, Russian Empire, now Latvia – 29 January 1969 in New York City, United States) was a Russian Jewish linguist, specializing in sociolinguistics and Yiddish, and the father of the linguist Uriel Weinreich, who edited the Modern Yiddish-English English-Yiddish Dictionary.

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Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist.

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Millennialism (from millennium, Latin for "a thousand years"), or chiliasm (from the Greek equivalent), is a belief advanced by some Christian denominations that a Golden Age or Paradise will occur on Earth in which Christ will reign for 1000 years prior to the final judgment and future eternal state (the "World to Come") of the New Heavens and New Earth.

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Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, initiated by Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.

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Naomi Wolf

Naomi R. Wolf (born November 12, 1962) is a liberal progressive American author, journalist, feminist, and former political advisor to Al Gore and Bill Clinton.

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Near-death experience

A near-death experience (NDE) is a personal experience associated with death or impending death.

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New Criticism

New Criticism was a formalist movement in literary theory that dominated American literary criticism in the middle decades of the 20th century.

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New Historicism

New Historicism is a form of literary theory whose goal is to understand intellectual history through literature, and literature through its cultural context, which follows the 1950s field of history of ideas and refers to itself as a form of "Cultural Poetics".

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New York (magazine)

New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York University

New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City.

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Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.

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Nicholas A. Basbanes

Nicholas Andrew Basbanes (born May 25, 1943, in Lowell, Massachusetts) is an American author who writes and lectures widely about books and book culture.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").

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Northrop Frye

Herman Northrop Frye (July 14, 1912 – January 23, 1991) was a Canadian literary critic and literary theorist, considered one of the most influential of the 20th century.

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Odessa (Оде́са; Оде́сса; אַדעס) is the third most populous city of Ukraine and a major tourism center, seaport and transportation hub located on the northwestern shore of the Black Sea.

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Olivier Messiaen

Olivier Eugène Prosper Charles Messiaen (December 10, 1908 – April 27, 1992) was a French composer, organist, and ornithologist, one of the major composers of the 20th century.

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Orthodox Judaism

Orthodox Judaism is a collective term for the traditionalist branches of Judaism, which seek to maximally maintain the received Jewish beliefs and observances and which coalesced in opposition to the various challenges of modernity and secularization.

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Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – 17/18 AD), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Paul Festa

Paul Festa is an American writer, filmmaker, and violinist.

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PBS NewsHour

The PBS NewsHour is an American daily evening television news program that is broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), airing seven nights a week on more than 350 of the public broadcaster's member stations.

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Pembroke College, Cambridge

Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

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Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.

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Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley (4 August 17928 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded by some as among the finest lyric and philosophical poets in the English language, and one of the most influential.

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Peter Ackroyd

Peter Ackroyd, (born 5 October 1949) is an English biographer, novelist and critic with a particular interest in the history and culture of London.

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Peter Cole

Peter Cole is a MacArthur-winning poet and translator who lives in Jerusalem and New Haven.

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Philip Roth

Philip Milton Roth (March 19, 1933 – May 22, 2018) was an American novelist and short-story writer.

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Plato (Πλάτων Plátōn, in Classical Attic; 428/427 or 424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.

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Poetry slam

A poetry slam is a competition in which poets perform spoken word poetry.

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In politics, populism refers to a range of approaches which emphasise the role of "the people" and often juxtapose this group against "the elite".

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Portuguese people

Portuguese people are an ethnic group indigenous to Portugal that share a common Portuguese culture and speak Portuguese.

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Prince Hamlet

Prince Hamlet is the title character and protagonist of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet.

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A prophecy is a message that is claimed by a prophet to have been communicated to them by a god.

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Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

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Robert Crumb

Robert Dennis Crumb (born August 30, 1943) is an American cartoonist and musician who often signs his work R. Crumb.

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Robert Penn Warren

Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 – September 15, 1989) was an American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism.

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Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.

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Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Sabbath's Theater

Sabbath's Theater is a novel by Philip Roth about the exploits of 64-year-old Mickey Sabbath.

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Salt Publishing

Salt Publishing is an independent publisher whose origins date back to 1990 when poet John Kinsella launched Salt Magazine in Western Australia.

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Samuel Beckett

Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, poet, and literary translator who lived in Paris for most of his adult life.

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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.

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Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County.

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School of Resentment

School of Resentment is a term coined by critic Harold Bloom to describe related schools of literary criticism which have gained prominence in academia since the 1970s and which Bloom contends are preoccupied with political and social activism at the expense of aesthetic values.

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

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Solomon (שְׁלֹמֹה, Shlomoh), also called Jedidiah (Hebrew Yədidya), was, according to the Hebrew Bible, Quran, Hadith and Hidden Words, a fabulously wealthy and wise king of Israel who succeeded his father, King David. The conventional dates of Solomon's reign are circa 970 to 931 BCE, normally given in alignment with the dates of David's reign. He is described as the third king of the United Monarchy, which would break apart into the northern Kingdom of Israel and the southern Kingdom of Judah shortly after his death. Following the split, his patrilineal descendants ruled over Judah alone. According to the Talmud, Solomon is one of the 48 prophets. In the Quran, he is considered a major prophet, and Muslims generally refer to him by the Arabic variant Sulayman, son of David. The Hebrew Bible credits him as the builder of the First Temple in Jerusalem, beginning in the fourth year of his reign, using the vast wealth he had accumulated. He dedicated the temple to Yahweh, the God of Israel. He is portrayed as great in wisdom, wealth and power beyond either of the previous kings of the country, but also as a king who sinned. His sins included idolatry, marrying foreign women and, ultimately, turning away from Yahweh, and they led to the kingdom's being torn in two during the reign of his son Rehoboam. Solomon is the subject of many other later references and legends, most notably in the 1st-century apocryphal work known as the Testament of Solomon. In the New Testament, he is portrayed as a teacher of wisdom excelled by Jesus, and as arrayed in glory, but excelled by "the lilies of the field". In later years, in mostly non-biblical circles, Solomon also came to be known as a magician and an exorcist, with numerous amulets and medallion seals dating from the Hellenistic period invoking his name.

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South Bronx

The South Bronx is an area of the New York City borough of the Bronx.

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Stanford University centers and institutes

Stanford University has many centers and institutes dedicated to the study of various specific topics.

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Stephen J. Blackwood

Stephen James Blackwood is a scholar, academic administrator, and social entrepreneur born in 1975.

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Sterling Professor

Sterling Professor is the highest academic rank at Yale University, awarded to a tenured faculty member considered one of the best in his or her field.

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T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".

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The tetragrammaton (from Greek Τετραγράμματον, meaning " four letters"), in Hebrew and YHWH in Latin script, is the four-letter biblical name of the God of Israel.

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The American Religion

The American Religion: The Emergence of the Post-Christian Nation (1992; second edition 2006) is a book by literary critic Harold Bloom, in which the author covers the topic of religion in the United States from a perspective which he calls religious criticism.

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The Anxiety of Influence

The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry is a 1973 book by Harold Bloom.

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The Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.

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The Bronx

The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.

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The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49 is a novella by Thomas Pynchon, first published in 1966.

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The Flight to Lucifer

The Flight to Lucifer: A Gnostic Fantasy is a 1979 novel by the critic Harold Bloom, inspired by his reading of David Lindsay's fantasy novel A Voyage to Arcturus (1920).

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The New York Review of Books

The New York Review of Books (or NYREV or NYRB) is a semi-monthly magazine with articles on literature, culture, economics, science and current affairs.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Paris Review

The Paris Review is a quarterly English language literary magazine established in Paris in 1953 by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton.

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The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages

The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages is a 1994 book by Harold Bloom on Western literature, in which the author defends the concept of the Western canon by discussing 26 writers whom he sees as central to the canon.

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TheGuardian.com, formerly known as Guardian.co.uk and Guardian Unlimited, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group.

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Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Ruggles Pynchon Jr. (born May 8, 1937) is an American novelist.

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Thomas S. Monson

Thomas Spencer Monson (August 21, 1927 – January 2, 2018) was an American religious leader, author, and the 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Tony Kushner

Anthony Robert Kushner (born July 16, 1956) is an American playwright and screenwriter.

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The uncanny is the psychological experience of something as strangely familiar, rather than simply mysterious.

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Underworld (DeLillo novel)

Underworld is a novel published in 1997 by Don DeLillo.

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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The Ur-Hamlet (the German prefix Ur- means "primordial") is a play by an unknown author, thought to be either Thomas Kyd or William Shakespeare.

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Verse novel

A verse novel is a type of narrative poetry in which a novel-length narrative is told through the medium of poetry rather than prose.

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Vice (magazine)

Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.

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W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.

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Wallace Stevens

Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was an American Modernist poet.

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Walter Jackson Bate

Walter Jackson Bate (May 23, 1918 – July 26, 1999) was an American literary critic and biographer.

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Walter Pater

Walter Horatio Pater (4 August 1839 – 30 July 1894) was an English essayist, literary and art critic, and fiction writer, regarded as one of the great stylists.

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Western canon

The Western canon is the body of Western literature, European classical music, philosophy, and works of art that represents the high culture of Europe and North America: "a certain Western intellectual tradition that goes from, say, Socrates to Wittgenstein in philosophy, and from Homer to James Joyce in literature".

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Western literature

Western literature, also known as European literature, is the literature written in the context of Western culture in the languages of Europe, including the ones belonging to the Indo-European language family as well as several geographically or historically related languages such as Basque and Hungarian.

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Will Self

William Woodard Self (born 26 September 1961) is an English novelist, journalist, political commentator and television personality.

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William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 – 18 September 1830) was an English writer, drama and literary critic, painter, social commentator, and philosopher.

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William K. Wimsatt

William Kurtz Wimsatt Jr. (November 17, 1907 – December 17, 1975) was an American professor of English, literary theorist, and critic.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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Women's Wear Daily

Women's Wear Daily (WWD) is a fashion-industry trade journal sometimes called "the bible of fashion."Horyn, Cathy.

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Yale University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Yale University Press

Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University.

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Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, "Jewish",; in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש Yidish-Taitsh, Judaeo-German) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.

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