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What are the essential works for the student of literature besides these?:

>Harold Bloom's Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human

>Edward Said's Orientalism

>William Hazlitt's Character's of Shakespeare's plays


What else?
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>>7562917

Replace Bloom's Shakespeare book with Harold Goddard's The Meaning of Shakespeare, a book Bloom himself highly recommends and is better than his book.
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Bloom's The Western Canon
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>>7562952
>y r all dese feminazis bullying muh timeless masterpieces :(((
Yeah, that book is a must-read.
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Adorno & Horkheimer - Dialectic of Enlightenment
Matthew Arnold - Culture and Anarchy
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>>7562952
His book is just complaining that people don't like the boring Doorstoppers that he does.
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>>7562973
He's right and they need to stahp.
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Aristotle's Poetics
Principles of Literary Criticism by I.A. Richards
The Well Wrought Urn by Cleanth Brooks
The Country and the City by Raymond Williams
Marxism and Literature by Raymond Williams
The Theory of the Novel by Georg Lukacs
The Rhetoric of Fiction by Wayne C. Booth
Anatomy of Criticism by Northrop Frye
Mimesis by Erich Auerbach
Love and Death in the American Novel by Leslie Fiedler
The Origins of the English Novel by Michael McKeon
The Rise of the Novel by Ian Watt
The True Story of the Novel by Margaret Anne Doody
Illuminations by Walter Benjamin
Seven Types of Ambiguity by William Empson
The Anxiety of Influence by Harold Bloom
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>>7563049
>Doody
LOL
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Everything Nietzsche wrote.
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