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Frank Kermode

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Frank Kermode is among our greatest contemporary critics. He has written and edited many works, among them The Sense of Ending and Shakespeare’s Language.

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The Bookshop, The Gate of Angels, The Blue Flower

Written by Penelope Fitzgerald
Introduction by Frank Kermode


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $23.00

Penelope Fitzgerald, who died in 2000, emerged late in life as one of the most remarkable English writers of the last century. She began her writing career in 1975 at the age of fifty-nine, and over the next two decades she published three biographies, nine novels, and a collection of short... Read more >

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The Age of Shakespeare

Written by Frank Kermode


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $14.00

In The Age of Shakespeare, Frank Kermode uses the history and culture of the Elizabethan era to enlighten us about William Shakespeare and his poetry and plays. Opening with the big picture of the religious and dynastic events that defined England in the age of the Tudors, Kermode takes the reader... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Age of Shakespeare

Written by Frank Kermode


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 3, 2004
Price: $9.99

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The Duchess of Malfi
Seven Masterpieces of Jacobean Drama
Edited by Frank Kermode


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $17.95

The lyrical, bloodthirsty tragedies and witty urban comedies in this original collection were first performed during the reign of King James I (1603—25). Though nearly four centuries old, they display surprisingly modern sensibilities regarding sex, violence, morality, and honor. Brilliantly introduced and annotated by Frank Kermode, britain’s most distinguished scholar of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Duchess of Malfi
Seven Masterpieces of Jacobean Drama
Edited by Frank Kermode


Format: eBook, 688 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 29, 2010
Price: $9.99

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