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Puzzles and Epiphanies (Routledge Revivals)
Essays and Reviews 1958-1961





ISBN 9781138841468
Published April 7, 2016 by Routledge
234 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1962, is a collection of twenty-four essays written by Frank Kermode between 1958 and early 1961, and are all concerned with criticism and fiction. Puzzles and Epiphanies: Essays and Reviews 1958-1961 includes essays on the works of James Joyce, William Golding, E. M. Forster, and J. D. Salinger, amongst many others. This book is ideal for students of literature.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. Poet and Dancer before Diaghilev  2. On David Jones  3. The Myth-Kitty  4. Hunter and Shaman  5. Counter-Revolution  6. Second Nature (Paul Valéry)  7. Edmund Wilson and Mario Praz  8. Northrop Frye  9. Sillies  10. The One Orderly Product (E. M. Forster)  11. Puzzles and Epiphanies (James Joyce)  12. A Short View of Musil  13. Pasternak  14. The Interpretation of the Times (Christopher Isherwoord and Anthony Powell)  15. Old Orders Changing (Allen Tate and Giuseppe di Lampedusa)  16. Henry Miller and John Betjeman  17. Beckett, Snow, and Pure Poverty  18. Mr. Waugh’s Cities  19. Mr. Greene’s Eggs and Crosses  20. Fit Audience (J. D. Salinger)  21. Mr. Wilson’s People  22. William Golding  23. Durrell and Others  24. Nabokov’s Bend Sinister

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