American Religious Poems

American Religious Poems

An Anthology

By Harold Bloom (Editor); Jesse Zuba (Editor)

Library of America, Hardcover, 9781931082747, 685pp.

Publication Date: October 5, 2006

The author of "Jesus and Yahweh" and "The Western Canon" captures America's spiritual life in the words of 225 of its greatest poets.

About the Author
Harold Bloom is a Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard. His more than thirty books include The Best Poems of the English Language, The Art of Reading Poetry, and The Book of J. He is a MacArthur Prize Fellow, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the recipient of many awards and honorary degrees, including the Academy s Gold Medal for Belles Lettres and Criticism, the International Prize of Catalonia, and the Alfonso Reyes Prize of Mexico.

Jesse Zuba is assistant professor of English at Delaware State University.