Bloom's The Anxiety of Influence, an insightful study of Romantic poets and the relation between tradition and the individual artist, has sold over 17,000 copies in paperback since 1984 and remains a central work of criticism for students of literature.
For the second edition, Bloom offers a new introduction which explains the genesis of his thinking and the subsequent influence of the book on literary criticism of the past twenty years.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 208 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
- Publication Date: 10/04/1997
- Category: Semantics
- ISBN: 9780195112214