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Literary Influences - the Infographic
August 3, 2011
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When Harold Bloom wrote The Anxiety of Influence back in 1973, he probably wasn't planning on making it a picture book. If he ever changes his mind, though, there's a handy new infographic on the market that would make a great centerfold.

Check it out here:

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Not only is it fun to trace the path that leads from Lord Byron to J.J. Abrams, you can also play "spot the Strombo guest" - both Moby and Stephen Fry made the graphic. The image comes from the second issue of Longshot magazine.

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