Frank Kermode

Frank Kermode

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir John Frank Kermode was a highly regarded British literary critic best known for his seminal critical work The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction, published in 1967. Kermode was known for many works of criticism, and also as editor of the popular Fontana Modern Masters series of introductions to modern thinkers. He was a regular contributor to the London Review of Books and The New York Review of Books. Kermode was born on the Isle of Man, and was educated at Douglas High School and Liverpool University. He served in the Royal Navy during World War II, for six years in total, much of it in Iceland. Kermode was a contributer for several years to the somewhat neoconservative magazine, Encounter and in 1965 became co-editor. He resigned in less than two years after it became clear that the magazine was funded by the CIA
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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 349g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135677209
  • 9786135677201