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!Read E-pub õ A Map of Misreading ¹ In print for twenty seven years, A Map of Misreading serves as a companion volume to Bloom s other seminal work, The Anxiety of Influence In this finely crafted text, Bloom offers instruction in how to read a poem, using his theory that patterns of imagery in poems represent both a response to and a defense against the influence of precursor poems Influence, as Bloom conceives it, means that there are no texts, but only relationships between texts Bloom discusses British and American poets including Milton, Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Browning, Whitman, Dickinson, Stevens, Warren, Ammons and Ashbery A full scale reading of one poem, Browning s Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came, represents this struggle between one poet and his precursors, the poem serving as a map for readers through the many versions of influence from Milton to modern poetsFor the first time, in a new preface, Bloom will consider the map of misreading drawn by contemporary poets such as Ann Carson and Henri Cole Bloom s new exploration of contemporary poetry over the last twenty years will illuminate how modern texts relate to previous texts, and contribute to the literary legacy of their predecessors This is my poem about Harold Bloom s A Map of Misreading.I wrote a poemAbout a bird, in a bush.And Harold Bloom said, See, you are obsessed with Shelley And I said, no, this is about a birdOr maybe my parentsOr maybe a girl I likeOr maybe just a bird.And Harold Bloom said, No, Shelley He said, I have this map And yelled a bunch of GreekAnd he seemed pretty confident, and now I don t even know.Harold Bloom called me after he read this poem, to murmur that it had a weak clinamen and that it wa This is my poem about Harold Bloom s A Map of Misreading.I wrote a poemAbout a bird, in a bush.And Harold Bloom said, See, you are obsessed with Shelley And I said, no, this is about a birdOr maybe my parentsOr maybe a girl I likeOr maybe just a bird.And Harold Bloom said, No, Shelley He said, I have this map And yelled a bunch of GreekAnd he seemed pretty confident, and now I don t even know.Harold Bloom called me after he read this poem, to murmur that it had a weak clinamen and that it was locked in an obvious death struggle with Marianne Moore Like The Anxiety of Influence, this book is very useful In fact, it isreadable and interesting than The Anxiety of Influence. Harold Bloom s second book regarding his theory that poets misread their precursor poets, which becomes the source then of their creative output Or, put another way, there are no separate texts only relationships between texts I prefer hisgeneralized books about reading, but he does make an interesting case for his theory He does wander off, though, into parts either incomprehensible or a dead end.