Pieces of My Mind

Pieces of My Mind : Writings 1958-2002

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Pieces of my Mind surveys nearly half a century of writing by Frank Kermode - Britain's most distinguished and eloquent literary critic. This selection of his writings from over forty years, including extracts from his most famous books as well as his most significant reviews and occasional pieces shows the diverse subjects that have captured his attention - from Shakespeare, Wallace Stevens and the Bible to Botticelli, opera, memory and forgetting. Pieces of My Mind displays to the fullest the originality, penetration and elegance of Kermode's thinking, and stands as a magnificent example of the importance and enjoyment of criticism.
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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 144 x 228 x 36mm | 680.39g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0141010983
  • 9780141010984

About Frank Kermode

Frank Kermode has been Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English at University College London, King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge, and Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry at Harvard. His previous books include The Genesis of Secrecy, An Appetite for Poetry, The Sense of an Ending, his autobiography, Not Entitled, Shakespeare's Language and Pleasing Myself. He was knighted in 1991.
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