The Educated Imagination by Northrop FryeThe Educated Imagination by Northrop Frye

The Educated Imagination

byNorthrop Frye

Paperback | March 1, 1997

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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 many books, perhaps the easiest introduction to his theories of literature and literary education.
Northrop Frye was one of the most distinguished and respected authorities on English literature. He was Principal and Chancellor of Victoria College, University of Toronto, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Among his numerous books are The Educated Imagination, Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake, Anatomy of Criticism...
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Title:The Educated ImaginationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 8 × 5 × 1.27 inPublished:March 1, 1997Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0887845983

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Changed the way I view literature I didn't read this book out of choice. But I'm glad I did. Reading Frye's lectures has giving me a new perspective when reading books and thinking about writing to this day.
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Classic defense of literature - must read for those interested in the topic looking for a way to explain the important of studying lit
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Informative The Educated Imagination by Northrop Frye is his lecture about literature. It mentions such topics as conventions, and there are references to many classic pieces of literature. It discusses the usefulness of reading literature. There are many interesting topics that make you think more in-depth about what you are reading. This is a great literary criticism for everyone to read that is in grade twelve or older.
Date published: 2008-05-29