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Sir Frank Kermode

(1919—2010)

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Apocalypse

Apocalypse  

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The complete final destruction of the world, especially as described in the biblical book of Revelation. The word is recorded from Old English, and comes ultimately, via Old French and ecclesiastical ...
apocalyptic literature

apocalyptic literature  

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The word ‘apocalypse’ means a ‘revelation’ or ‘unveiling’, so an apocalyptic book claims to reveal things which are normally hidden or to reveal the future. The Jewish Apocalyptic books belong ...
Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë  

(1818–48)Novelist and poet, sister of Charlotte and Anne Brontë. She briefly attended the school at Cowan Bridge with Charlotte in 1824–5, and was then educated largely at home, where ...
Encounter

Encounter  

A political, cultural, and literary review, founded in 1953, originally edited by S. Spender and Irving Kristol. It was the vehicle for N. Mitford's celebrated formulation of the ‘U’ and ‘Non‐U’ ...
Essays in Criticism

Essays in Criticism  

Three series of essays by M. Arnold (1865, 1888, 1910).
hermeneutics

hermeneutics  

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The branch of knowledge that deals with interpretation, especially of the Bible or literary texts.
John Berryman

John Berryman  

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(1914–72),American poet. Much of his poetry is anguished and confessional, exploring personal guilts and religious doubts. His works include Poems (1942), The Dispossessed (1948), and Homage to ...
London Review of Books

London Review of Books  

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A literary and cultural review founded in 1979 and edited by Karl Miller (1931– ), in conscious emulation of the New York Review of Books (founded 1963). It has published critical essays and articles ...
New York Review of Books

New York Review of Books  

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(1963–),founded during a printers' strike against New York newspapers as a single-issue journal to dramatize the need for a new kind of book review as well as to fill the gap left by the suspension ...

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