Frank Kermode

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1919 – 2010

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Who was Frank Kermode?

Sir John Frank Kermode FBA was a British literary critic best known for his work The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction, published in 1967, and for his extensive book-reviewing and editing.

He was the Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London and the King Edward VII Professor of English Literature at Cambridge University.

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.

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Born
Nov 29, 1919
Douglas
Also known as
  • Кермоуд, Фрэнк
  • Фрэнк Кермоуд
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Liverpool
Employment
  • Columbia University
Died
Aug 17, 2010
Cambridge

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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