Modern Classics: Words With Power by Northrop FryeModern Classics: Words With Power by Northrop Frye

Modern Classics: Words With Power

byNorthrop FryeEditorAlvin A. Lee

Paperback | August 19, 2014

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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 and literature. With the authority that comes from both great erudition and knowledge of life, and with his inimitable wit, Frye maps out the complex landscape of the imagination.
 Alvin A. Lee was born on 30 September 1930 on a farm in the Kawartha Lakes district of Ontario. After attending secondary school in Lindsay, he was a student at the University of Toronto at Victoria and Emmanuel Colleges and the School of Graduate Studies. Following completion of his doctorate in 1960, he joined the Department of Engl...
Title:Modern Classics: Words With PowerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.85 inPublished:August 19, 2014Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143192515

ISBN - 13:9780143192510


Editorial Reviews

“This volume contains numerous shocks of illumination…. No one has set forth so clearly, so subtly, or with such cogent energy as Frye the literary aspect of our biblical heritage.” - New York Times Book Review