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The sense of an ending : studies in the theory of fiction : with a new epilogue

Author: Frank Kermode
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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Lectures delivered as the Mary Flexner Lectures, Bryn Mawr College, fall 1965, under the title: The long perspectives.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Kermode
ISBN: 0195136128 9780195136128
OCLC Number: 42072263
Notes: Lectures delivered as the Mary Flexner Lectures, Bryn Mawr College, fall 1965, under the title: The long perspectives.
Description: ix, 206 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. The End ; 2. Fictions ; 3. World without end or beginning ; 4. The modern apocalypse ; 5. Literary fiction and reality ; 6. Solitary confinement ; Epilogue: The Sense of an Ending, 1999 ; Notes
Responsibility: Frank Kermode.
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Frank Kermode contributes a new epilogue to his collection of lectures on the relationship of fiction to age-old concepts of apocalyptic chaos and crisis.  Read more...

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"An impressively learned, eloquent, and brilliant defense of a non-schismatic view of human time."--Leo Bersani, The New York Times"A packed, original, highly stimulating book,"--David Lodge

 
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