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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 260–268.
Published: 01 June 2010
...Christopher J. Knight Concerning E. M. Forster , by Kermode Frank , New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux , 2009 . 180 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2010 Christopher J. Knight Two Sides to Every Story Concerning E. M. Forster by Frank Kermode New York...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2014) 60 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2014
... keep alive is more than I can imagine,” was his comment on the dons of Princeton [Letters 392 Our revenge has been to visit on his work a critical response that nearly fifty years ago Frank Kermode diagnosed as “a characteristic failure of our graduate schools” (334). This response presents...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2012) 58 (3): 540–545.
Published: 01 September 2012
... record the score; any consistent materialist will have to take seriously the eventual end of the human drama. Is there really something all that new, in this re- gard, about the postmodern situation? Frank Kermode, in his classic study The Sense of an Ending, didn’t think so, asserting that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2012) 58 (1): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2012
... numerous moments of insight, one of the most compelling of which concerns Frank Kermode’s The Genesis of Secrecy (1979). As Hungerford writes, Kermode “postulates a hermeneutic practice revolving around the ‘secrecy’ of texts, a practice that always privileges latent over apparent meaning” (82...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 387–395.
Published: 01 December 2000
... is profaned (224). Frank Kermode wrote in The Sense of an Ending, a book that is still the starting point for thinking about twentieth-century apocalyptic literature, that the apocalyptic imagination takes as its premise the conviction that time has reached a critical juncture; that there...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 396–404.
Published: 01 December 2000
... light of the “New Jerusalem.” In its extended sense, however, apocalypse refers to a way of thinking, religious or secular, literal or symbolic, that grasps history as a pattern of catastrophe and rebirth—what Frank Kermode calls the apocalyptic “set” (84-108, 86-87). Just as important, it...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2008) 54 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2013) 59 (2): 369–376.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., describing his life at this time in a July 29, 1926 letter to Henry Eliot (Letters 228). Works cited Donoghue, Denis. Words Alone: The Poet T. S. Eliot. New: Yale UP, 2000. Eliot, T. S. “Henry James,” Selected Prose of T. S. Eliot. Ed. Frank Kermode. New York: Harcourt, 1975. The Letters of...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 504–512.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Eliot. Ed. Frank Kermode. London: Faber, 1975. 512 ...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 272–279.
Published: 01 June 2015
... : Knopf . Stevens Wallace . 1997 . Collected Poetry and Prose . Edited by Kermode Frank Richardson Joan . New York : Library of America . Thompson Lawrence . 1966 . Robert Frost: The Early Years, 1874–1915 . New York : Henry Holt . Wallace David Foster . 2012...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2017) 63 (1): 94–101.
Published: 01 March 2017
... trilogy could have achieved more. Works cited Eliot T. S. (1919) 1975 . “ Tradition and the Individual Talent .” In Selected Prose , edited by Kermode Frank , 37 – 44 . New York : Harcourt Brace . Emerson Ralph Waldo . (1867) 1994 . “ Days .” In Collected Poems and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2017) 63 (2): 228–236.
Published: 01 June 2017
... his heavy emphasis on modernism as a second wave of symbolism, Wilson influenced later critics, such as Frank Kermode and Hugh Kenner, who accepted symbolism and ignored decadence as significant for modernism’s emergence. Sherry traces Wilson’s views back to Arthur Symons’s displacement of decadence...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 470–491.
Published: 01 December 2000
... eradicated to complete this dream of a perfectly integrated community at the end of history.2 While the belief in the actual or imminent end of the world has re­ ceded, Frank Kermode argues that “the paradigms of apocalypse continue to lie under our ways of making sense of the world” (28). With the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 371–393.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Kermode has shown). Postmodernism, though, has been especially invested in the connection between closure and contingency. In an early (1972) statement o f postm odern doctrine made in the first issue o f boundary 2, the postm odern journal he co­ founded, William Spanos...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2010) 56 (2): 221–244.
Published: 01 June 2010
... perhaps be traced to modernist critic Frank Kermode’s influential Sense of an Ending (1967), which reads the apocalyptic as a universal personal reflex against the ab- 230 Doris Lessing’s Prophecies of Globalization surdity of individual existence, a crude mode of emplotment consonant with...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 207–238.
Published: 01 September 2004
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2004) 50 (3): 268–282.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Means of Natural Selection. Ed. Joseph Car- roll. Peterborough: Broadview, 2003. Eliot, T. S. Selected Prose. Ed. Frank Kermode. London: Faber, 1975. Färber, Paul Lawrence. Finding Order in Nature. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2000. Millier, Brett Candlish. Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2004) 50 (4): 337–367.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Poetics of Paranoia echoes the modernist project. The apocalyptic sense that Frank Kermode identifies as part of the modern sensibility dovetails in paranoia with what he refers to as the “formal desperation” of the Joyce/Proust/Kafka/Musil brand of modernism (10). Modernism shifts the balance...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2006) 52 (4): 443–473.
Published: 01 December 2006
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 385–413.
Published: 01 September 2013
... subjective or personal subtraction. For critics, the poem either promotes or worries over a “purg[ing]” (Kermode 34), a “reduction” (Bloom 63), “the abolition of one old self by . . . a terrifying blank” (Vendler, Wallace 49), “a world demythologized to the point of purposeless chaos” (Jarraway 30...