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An Appetite for Poetry

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$59.00 • £47.95 • €53.00

ISBN 9780674040939

Publication Date: 09/09/1989

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Frank Kermode is the psalmist of literary studies. No critic celebrates more inspirationally the revelations classic literary texts hold in trust for us… An Appetite for Poetry is a fervent reminder of the glory of literature in a greedy decade whose academic critics are rewarded for abandoning their calling… [It] is a collection of essays, lectures, and reviews, but its intricate structure redeems it from the patchiness of most such collections.—Nina Auerbach, The New York Times Book Review

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