Zitate und Sprüche von Harold Bloom

Harold Bloom ist ein amerikanischer Literaturwissenschaftler und -kritiker. Er erlangte im Laufe der in den 1980er Jahren ausgetragenen Kanon-Debatten internationale Berühmtheit.

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Shakespeare will not make us better, and he will not make us worse, but he may teach us how to overhear ourselves when we talk to ourselves... he may teach us how to accept change in ourselves as in others, and perhaps even the final form of change.

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In fact, it is Shakespeare who gives us the map of the mind. It is Shakespeare who invents Freudian Psychology. Freud finds ways of translating it into supposedly analytical vocabulary.

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What matters in literature in the end is surely the idiosyncratic, the individual, the flavor or the color of a particular human suffering.

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I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet, but I do believe that criticism is a genre of literature or it does not exist.

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Shakespeare is the true multicultural author. He exists in all languages. He is put on the stage everywhere. Everyone feels that they are represented by him on the stage.

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