LINKS TO RELATED INTERNET SITES
Harold Bloom Discussion Group
H-BLOOM is an e-mail group devoted to the discussion of the writings of Harold Bloom.
"They have the numbers; we, the heights"
Recent article by Bloom about the relation between quality in poetry and cultural politics.
American Studies Web (Yale & Georgetown)
Indexes sites devoted to topics across the full-range of American studies, with separate sections for Literature and Hypertext, Art and Materials Culture, and Gender and Sexuality as well as Economy and Politics, Race and Ethnicity, and Philosophy and Religion.
Voice of the Shuttle (UC Santa Barbara)
One of the best of the metasites for literature, Voice of the Shuttle catalogs and provides links to electronic resources across the broad spectrum of the humanities and related social sciences; arranged by discipline, with separate sections for English (including American) Literature, Literary Theory, Minority Studies, and Women's Studies, among many others. Begins with useful "Highlights" of especially important sites for each section.
Literary Research Tools on the Net (University of Pennsylvania)
Like Voice of the Shuttle, Literary Research Tools is a collection of links to other sites on the Internet; focus is on English and American literature, subdivided by chronological periods, from Medieval through Twentieth Century, with an additional section for Theory.
The following New York Times book reviews (full text) are available online.
Please note: When you attempt to access these reviews, you will be asked to register for a free subscription to New York Times on the Web (unless you already have one).
"The Tyranny of the Yale Critics" (An article by Colin Campbell)
- "More Wrestling with Forebears" (Review by of Agon Robert Alter)
- "The Anxiety of Poetry"
(Review of Agon by Anatole Broyard)
- "Conceptions More Sublime" (Review of Ruin the Sacred Truths by C.H. Sisson)
- "The Gossip is a Hiccup, but the Book a Banquet" (Review of The Western Canon by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt)
- "Bloom at Thermopylae" (Review of The Western Canon by Norman Fruman)
- "A Perennial Scrapper Takes on God and the Bible" (Review of The Book of J by Richard Bernstein)