Angustia de Las Influencias by Harold Bloom at – ISBN – ISBN – Monte Avila Editores Latinoamericana . Get this from a library! La angustia de las influencias: una teoría de la poesía. [ Harold Bloom]. Get this from a library! La angustia de las influencias. [Harold Bloom].

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This may be also because I find it to be utter bullshit. I won’t be recommending it to anyone. Bloom’s ideas about poetic influence aren’t perfect, but they aren’t as terrible as his detractors would lead you to believe.

Had he lived to read Freud, Nietzsche might somewhat admiringly have seen in him another Socrates, come to revive the primary vision of a rational substitute for the unattainable, antithetical gratifications of life and art alike. That aside, the prologue to the new edition, basically a love letter to Shakespeare, is sheer pleasure to read. The preface, though, and Bloom’s thoughts on Shakespeare are brilliant and I wish it didn’t stand out from the rest of the book so much – Hqrold have liked to benefit more from the whole thing.

Jan 01, Ellen rated it liked it. The book could be three times as long if he were to provide a clear explanation of each text and author to which he refers, so the less-well-read reader is forced, at points, to take his word for it. There’s a lot of meat here, as well as a good number of reading suggestions. Nov 28, Katie J Schwartz rated it it was ok Shelves: The poet’s gradual emptying of self and personality until the poet is able to hold harol predecessor’s work so blankly that it appea Ok I tried to tackle this last night.

It works to woo the ladies. Bloom writes like a douche.

Harold Bloom

The short length of the book is highly deceptive because of the dense material. He woke up gasping for breath, and the next day he began writing a book that would become The Anxiety of Influence, in which he argues that all great writers are obsessed with breaking away from the great writers of the past. I didn’t expect it to be easy.


Nov 07, Mattia Ravasi rated it it was amazing. Jun 23, rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 05, James rated it it was amazing.

Harold Bloom is an idiot. Apr 15, Cymru Roberts rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is not, in itself, a bad thing. In short for those who say it’s silly and unfounded, I can see that in parts. And, oh, have I ever mentioned that tender colleague labeled himself a “poet”?

Hard for me to critique a book of criticism as its usefulness to one seems, to me, rather more subjective than blom the overall value of a work of fiction. Of course it is an Anxietyand there were parts of the book where I almost forgot why anyone should read in the first place. In the en After watching a few interviews featuring Harold Bloom I decided to pick up this book.

Angustia de Las Influencias

Ok I tried to tackle this last night. I hate this book. From Wikipedia, the free gloom. I also believ Every time I reread this, I become more dissatisfied with Bloom’s central thesis about the poet’s necessary “misprision” in order to clear the way for creative expression.

I got introduced to Prof. Also for those who say he is profoundly profound I can also see that as well.

Angustia de Las Influencias : Professor Harold Bloom :

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Lists with This Book. Sadly, though, I don’t feel all that much more enlightened now having read the text. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

That you would have to struggle to understand what it took to reach the level of the greats is the anxiety. knfluencias

The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry by Harold Bloom

The prose of this text, however, is a bit much for what it is–sounds overly sure of itself and superior and flouncy whatever that means –not qualities I saw in the man when I heard him speak. Jan 07, Katarzyna rated it liked it Shelves: He has no discernable talent. It was the first in a series of books that advanced a new “revisionary” or antithetical [1] approach to literary criticism. Poetic innocence implies that the Poet is doing precisely what he wants and doesn’t think twice about the consequences.


A lot of people like to hate on Bloom, but they can’t ignore his importance; this book is one of the books that is more easily disliked. Because poets historically emphasize an original poetic vision in order to guarantee their survival into posterity i.

I didn’t really get it. Bloom introduces his six revisionary ratios in the following manner, which he consistently applies in this book as well as his successor volume titled A Map of Misreading. Since the publication of his first book inBloom has written more than 20 books of literary criticism, several books discussing religion, and one novel.

Having heard capsulized versions of Bloom’s argument here for years in Graduate school Hard for me to critique a book of criticism as its usefulness to one seems, to me, rather more subjective than even the overall value of a work of fiction.

Our unconscious is primed for creativity in such a way. I can probably understand why someone else might like it, but I harols I just read the words “Poetic Father’s coitus influenfias the Muse,” and I’m done. I’ll just let the professionals do the criticism: This is reflected in the emphasis given to those poets and their struggle with the influence of John MiltonRobert Laz, and Edmund Spenser.