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"What good is the study of literature? Does it help us think more clearly, or feel more sensitively, or live a better life than we could without it?" Written in the relaxed and frequently humorous style of his public lectures, this remains, of Northrop Frye's…
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World-renowned critic and scholar Northrop Frye examines the Bible as the single most important influence in the imaginative tradition of Western art and literature. Frye rejects both the dogmatic and literal interpretations while celebrating the uniqueness of…
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Striking out at the conception of criticism as restricted to mere opinion or ritual gesture, Northrop Frye wrote this magisterial work proceeding on the assumption that criticism is a structure of thought and knowledge in its own right. In four brilliant essays…
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A collection of quotations from Canada's greatest literary theorist. "There is no Canadian writer of whom we can say . that their readers can grow up inside their work without ever being aware of a circumference." Northrop Frye came to that conclusion after a…
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The voice out of the whirlwind speaking to Job. Jacob’s ladder. The Tower of Babel. The Garden of Eden. Cain and Abel. The Resurrection. The Harrowing of Hell.  Northrop Frye weaves these eternal themes and images through his second study of the Bible…
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Originally published by Anansi in 1971, this attractive new edition of Frye's timeless essays on literature and painting features an introduction by Canadian literature scholar Linda Hutcheon.
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We…
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Well-known as a critic, Northrop Frye is also a renowned educator. This book, for the first time, allows us access to his classroom. Here he discusses Shakespeare's comedies, histories and tragedies, and introduces us to a new category - Shakespeare's romances,…

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This brilliant outline of Blake's thought and commentary on his poetry comes on the crest of the current interest in Blake, and carries us further towards an understanding of his work than any previous study. Here is a dear and complete solution to the riddles…
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Northrop Frye's Uncollected Prose , which features twenty-one pieces in the form of notes, prefaces, reviews, and talks, is the latest addition to the impressive body of writing by and about Frye. Among the highlights of the collection are Frye's "Notes on…
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An examination of the influence of the Bible on Western art and literature and on the Western creative imagination in general. Frye persuasively presents the Bible as a unique text distinct from all other epics and sacred writings. No one has set forth so…

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