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Harold Bloom

writer , Humanities educator

Harold BLOOM, American professor of humanities. Award 1967; Award, Poetry Society. Faculty, Yale University since 1955; American Academy, of Arts and Sciences, American Academy, and Institute of Arts and Letters.

Background

BLOOM, Harold was born on July 11, 1930 in New York, United States. Son of William Bloom and Paula Lev.

Education

Bachelor, Cornell University, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1955. Doctor of Humane Letters, Boston College, 1973.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Yeshiva University, 1976. Doctor of Humane Letters, University Bologna, 1997. Doctor of Humane Letters, St. Michael's College, 1998.

Doctor of Humane Letters, University Rome, 1999. Doctor of Humane Letters, University Coimbra, 2001. Doctor of Humane Letters, University Mass at Dartmouth, 2002.

Career

Member faculty Yale University, since 1955, professor English, 1965-1977, DeVane professor humanities, 1974-1977, professor humanities, since 1977, Sterling professor humanities, since 1983. Visiting professor Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1959, Breadloaf Summer School, 1965-1966, Society for Humanities, Cornell University, 1968-1969. Visiting University professor New School Social Research, New York City, 1982-1984.

Charles Eliot Norton professor of poetry Harvard University, 1987-1988. Berg professor England, New York University, 1988—2004.

Works

Membership

Faculty, Yale University since 1955. American Academy, of Arts and Sciences, American Academy, and Institute of Arts and Letters.

Connections

Married Jeanne Gould, May 8, 1958. Children: Daniel Jacob, David Frank.

father:
William Bloom

mother:
Paula (Lev) Bloom

spouse:
Jeanne Gould

children:
Daniel Jacob Bloom

David Frank Bloom