Northrop Frye


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Noun1.Northrop Frye - Canadian literary critic interested in the use of myth and symbolism (1912-1991)Northrop Frye - Canadian literary critic interested in the use of myth and symbolism (1912-1991)
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Her lobbying for gender-inclusive language was rebuffed by some of Canada's most illustrious authors, including Northrop Frye and Pierre Berton.
CW 2 = The Correspondence of Northrop Frye and Helen Kemp, 1932-1939, vol.
Two other essays address the work of other critics: Northrop Frye and Murray Krieger.
The reasons for this failure and its intellectual costs I have analyzed elsewhere (2003, 2010); so here I will merely note that in colleges and universities, it can probably be attributed at least in part to the conviction articulated most influentially in 1957 by Northrop Frye that "the difficulty often felt in teaching literature arises from the fact that it cannot be done.
The balance of the book describes John Meisel's life and career in Canada, starting with his time at Pickering College in Newmarket, his undergraduate and graduate education at the U of T, where he got to study under Northrop Frye, C.
1 One of my favourite authors, Northrop Frye, a Canadian literary scholar, gave the Massey Lectures on CBC in 1962.
Bellah, Jonathan Culler, Jacques Derrida, Emile Durkheim, Northrop Frye, Gerard Genette, Fredric Jameson, Claude Levi-Strauss, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Vladimir Propp, and Alexis de Tocqueville--who all appear and reappear as if characters in A Thousand and One Arabian Nights.
In particular, Wise shows how Fredric Jameson, in The Political Unconscious, and Northrop Frye, whom Jameson interestingly cites as his literary critical inspiration in this matter, deploy the concept of allegory in relationships to text and history quite differently from Derrida's use of the concept and from his omission of social geographic history when thinking through Jerusalem.
What are we to make of the fact that Northrop Frye announces, in the preface to Fearful Symmetry, that his study is "an extended critical essay in the Swinburne tradition"?
Canadian Amanda Jemigan retells in a variety of forms what the critic Northrop Frye has called the "miraculous birth of the hero," linking the birth of her son with significant births in Classical and Christian literature.
Of course Northrop Frye in The Great Code presented a masterful view of tropes and structures of the Bible.
These "ambulatory fauna" (as literary critic Northrop Frye once described them) are then assigned music that meant to be seductive and sensuous, but which strikes my ear as insipid and cloying.

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