FRANK KERMODE (1919 - 2010)



  • Anthologies:

    • Bury Place Papers: Essays from the London Review of Books.  London: London Review of Books, 2009.

    • Pieces of my Mind: Essays and Criticism, 1958-2002.  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.

    • Essays on Fiction, 1971-1982.  London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1983.  Published in USA as The Art of Telling: Essays on Fiction.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1983.

    • Shakespeare, Spenser, Donne: Renaissance Essays.  New York: Viking, 1971.

    • Continuities.  London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1968.

    • Puzzles and Epiphanies

  • Edited Works:

    • Selected Prose of T. S. Eliot.  London: Faber and Faber, 1975.

    • The Oxford Anthology of English Literature.  2 Vols.  Oxford: OUP, 1973.

    • English Pastoral Poetry: from the Beginnings to Marvell.  Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries, 1952.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Concerning E. M. Foster.  New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2009.

    • The Age of Shakespeare.  New York: Modern Library, 2004.

    • Pleasure, Change, and Canon.  Oxford: OUP, 2004.

    • Shakespeare's Language.  New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.

    • Not Entitled.  1995.

    • The Making of the Modern Canon: Genesis and Crisis of a Literary Idea.  London: Athlone, 1991.

    • The Uses of Error.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1991.

    • Poetry, Narrative, History.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1990.

    • "Canon and Period."  History and Value.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1988.  113-170.

    • History and Value: the Clarendon Lectures and the Northcliffe Lectures, 1987.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1988.  

    • The Genesis of Secrecy: On the Interpretation of Narrative.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1979.

    • "Institutional Control of Literature."  Salmagundi 43 (1979): . 

      • Essays on Fiction, 1971-1982.  London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1983.  168-184.

    • The Classic: Literary Images of Permanence and Change.  New York: Viking, 1975.  2nd Ed. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1983.

    • D. H. Lawrence.  New York: Viking, 1973.

    • The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction.  Mary Flexner Lectures, Bryn Mawr College, 1965.  Oxford: OUP, 1966. 

    • "The Modern."  1965/1966.  Rpt. in Continuities.  London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1968.  3-32.

    • The Romantic Image.  London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1957.  Rpt. Routledge, 2002.

    • "From Fictions."

      • Critical Theory Since 1965 Ed. Hazard Adams and Leroy Searle.  Tallahassee: UP of Florida, 1986.  71-82.




  • Anthologies:

    • Tudeau-Clayton, Margaret, and Martin Warner, eds.  Addressing Frank Kermode: Essays in Criticism and Interpretation.  Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1991.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Arac, Jonathan.  "Frank Kermode and Normal Criticism: History and Mystery."  Critical Genealogies: Historical Situations for Postmodern Literary Studies.  New York: Columbia UP, 1987.  217-237.
    • Gorak, Jan.  Critic of Crisis: a Study of Frank Kermode.  Columbus: U of Missouri P, 1987.

    • Knight, Christopher J.  Uncommon Readers: Denis Donoghue, Frank Kermode, George Steiner, and the Tradition of the Common Reader.  Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2003.

    • Lentricchia, Frank.  "Versions of Existentialism."  After the New Criticism.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.
    •   28-60.



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