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Anatomy of criticism by Northrop Frye( Book )

150 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 essays on historical, ethical, archetypical, and rhetorical criticism, employing examples of world literature from ancient times to the present, Frye reconceived literary criticism as a total history rather than a linear progression through time." "Literature, Frye wrote, is "the place where our imaginations find the ideal that they try to pass on to belief and action, where they find the vision which is the source of both the dignity and the joy of life." And the critical study of literature provides a basic way "to produce, out of the society we have to live in, a vision of the society we want to live in.""--Jacket
The great code : the Bible and literature by Northrop Frye( Book )

89 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A world-renowned critic and scholar examines the continuing cultural importance of the Bible as the single most important influence in the imaginative tradition of Western art and literature. Frye rejects both dogmatic and literal interpretations while celebrating the uniqueness of the Bible as distinct from all other epics and sacred texts. His highly original analysis shows the Bible as redeeming history with a visionary poetic perspective that complements science in the understanding of man's nature."--Book cover
Northrop Frye on Shakespeare by Northrop Frye( Book )

41 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers fresh insights into ten of Shakespeare's most popular plays: Romeo and Juliet, A midsummer night's dream, Richard II, Henry IV, Measure for measure, Hamlet, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, The winter's tale, and The tempest
Fearful symmetry : a study of William Blake by Northrop Frye( Book )

110 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 of the longer poems, the so-called "Prophecies," and a demonstration of Blake's insight that will amaze the modern reader. The first section of the book shows how Blake arrived at a theory of knowledge that was also, for him, a theory of religion, of human life and of art, and how this rigorously defined system of ideas found expression in the complicated but consistent symbolism of his poetry. The second and third parts, after indicating the relation of Blake to English literature and the intellectual atmosphere of his own time, explain the meaning of Blake's poems and the significance of their characters
Blake; a collection of critical essays by Northrop Frye( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 2,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The educated imagination by Northrop Frye( Book )

85 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the value and uses of literature in our time. Dr. Frye offers ideas for the teaching of literature at lower school levels, designed both to promote an early interest and to lead the student to the knowledge and experience found in the study of literature
A natural perspective : the development of Shakespearean comedy and romance by Northrop Frye( Book )

54 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In A Natural Perspective, distinguished critic Northrop Frye maintains that Shakespeare's comedy is widely misunderstood and underestimated, and that the four romances - Pericles, Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale, and The Tempest - are the inevitable culmination of the poet's career. Rather than comment only on individual plays, Frye treats the comedies as a group unified by recurrent structures, devices, and images: the storm at sea, the identical twins, the heroine disguised as a boy, the retreat into the forest, the heroine with a mysterious father
Fables of identity; studies in poetic mythology by Northrop Frye( Book )

39 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and Japanese and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fools of time; studies in Shakespearean tragedy by Northrop Frye( Book )

60 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fools of Time will be welcomed not only by many scholars who are familiar with Dr. Frye's keen critical insight but also by undergraduates, graduates, high-school and university teachers who have long valued his work as a means toward a firmer grasp and deeper understanding of English literature
The secular scripture : a study of the structure of Romance by Northrop Frye( Book )

63 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu wei fu lai zai ha fo da xue de jiang zuo cheng shu,Tan tao de he xin shi chuan qi gu shi de jie gou.Tong guo fu lai dui chuan qi gu shi wen ben de jing miao fen xi,Du zhe jiang hui fa xian,Nei xie mei miao de chuan qi gu shi qi shi dou ke yi cong< sheng jing>,Gu xi la luo ma shen hua zhong zhao dao ta men de yuan chu xing tai
Romanticism reconsidered; selected papers from the English Institute by English Institute( Book )

71 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words with power : being a second study of "the Bible and literature" by Northrop Frye( Book )

37 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how the primitive elements of myth have over the centuries given our literature its structures and power
The myth of deliverance : reflections on Shakespeare's problem comedies by Northrop Frye( Book )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these essays Northrop Frye addresses a question which preoccupied him throughout his long and distinguished career – the conception of comedy, particularly Shakespearean comedy, and its relation to human experience.In most forms of comedy, and certainly in the New Comedy with which Shakespeare was concerned, the emphasis is on moving towards a climax in which the end incorporates the beginning. Such a climax is a vision of deliverance or expanded energy and freedom. Frye draws on the Aristotelian notion of reversal, or peripeteia, to analyse the three plays commonly known as the 'problem comedies': Measure for Measure, All's Well That Ends Well, and Troilus and Cressida, showing how they anticipate the romances of Shakespeare's final period
The bush garden; essays on the Canadian imagination by Northrop Frye( Book )

34 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this cogent collection of essays written between 1943 and 1969, formidable literary critic and theorist Northrop Frye explores the Canadian imagination through the lens of the country's artistic output: prose, poetry, and paintings. In the collection, Frye offers insightful commentary on the works that shaped a "Canadian sensibility," and includes a comprehensive survey of the landscape of Canadian poetry throughout the 1950s, including astute criticism of the work of E. J. Pratt, Robert Service, Irving Layton, and many others."--
Creation and recreation by Northrop Frye( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The double vision : language and meaning in religion by Northrop Frye( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frye explores duality in language, nature, time and religion by contrasting the natural view with spiritual vision. 1991
Biblical and classical myths : the mythological framework of Western culture by Northrop Frye( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By complementing the Biblical tradition with the Classical, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to Western mythology. Engaging and accessible, Biblical and Classical Myths represents a unique achievement in scholarship and is an essential volume for students and others interested in literature and cultural studies."--Jacket
Northrop Frye's notebooks and lectures on the Bible and other religious texts by Northrop Frye( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fully annotated, this latest volume in the Collected Works of Northrop Frye will be an invaluable addition to any literary or religious scholar's library
Northrop Frye's fiction and miscellaneous writings by Northrop Frye( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The thirteenth and final volume of previously unpublished writings by Northrop Frye gathers together autobiographical reflections, short stories, an unfinished novel, and commentary on a wide range of topics from Canadian culture to religion. Drawn from holdings in the Frye archives - holograph notebooks, typed notes, and typescripts - these writings have been largely inaccessible to Frye scholars until now." "Some of the contents of this volume, Frye's early fiction efforts, for example, will come as a surprise to those primarily acquainted with his published criticism. All of his fables and dialogues are included here, as are a half-dozen sets of notes in which he speculates on fictional forms that he dreams of one day writing. These and the other pieces in this miscellany offer further evidence of Frye's fertile mind, quick wit, expansive imagination, and verbal power. Frye always claimed that the process of writing for him was a search for proper formulas through which to communicate. The material in this volume, which seldom fails to instruct and delight, discloses the process of that search."--Jacket
Northrop Frye on twentieth-century literature by Northrop Frye( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume brings together Northrop Frye's criticism on twentieth-century literature, a body of work produced over almost sixty years. Including Frye's incisive book on T.S. Eliot, as well as his discussions of writers such as James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, Wallace Stevens, and George Orwell, the volume also contains a recently discovered review of C.G. Jung's book on the synchronicity principle and a previously unpublished introduction to an anthology of twentieth-century literature. Frye's insightful commentaries demonstrate that he was as astute a critic of the literature of his own time as he was of the literature of earlier periods." "Glen Robert Gill's introduction delineates the development of Frye's criticism on twentieth-century literature, puts it in historical and cultural context, and relates it to his overarching theory of literature. This definitive volume in the Collected Works will be a welcome addition to the libraries of Frye specialists and of scholars and students of twentieth-century literature in general."--Jacket
 
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Anatomy of criticism
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Farāy, Nūrtrūp

Farāy, Nūrtrūp 1912-1991

Fraj, Herman Nortrop

Fraj, Herman Nortrop 1912-1991

Fraj, Nortrop

Fraj, Nortrop 1912-1991

Frye, H. Northrop

Frye, H. Northrop 1912-1991

Frye Herman Northrop

Frye Herman Northrop 1912-1991

Frye Northrop

Frye, Northrop Herman.

Frye, Northrop Herman 1912-1991

Fulai, Nuosiluopu

Fulai, Nuosiluopu 1912-1991

Northrop Frye Canadees schrijfster (1912-1991)

Northrop Frye canadisk skribent

Northrop Frye critico letterario canadese

Northrop Frye critique littéraire canadien

Northrop Frye kanadensisk författare

Northrop Frye kanadischer Literaturkritiker

Northrop Frye kanadisk skribent

Нортроп Фрај

Нортръп Фрай

Фрай, Нортроп

Фрай, Нортроп канадский филолог, исследователь мифологии, литературы и языка

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פרי, נורתרופ

فراى، نورتروپ

فراي, نورثروب

فراي، هيرمان نورثروب، 1912-1991

نورتروپ فرای نویسنده کانادایی

نورثروب فراي، 1912-1991

ہرمن نارتھروپ فرائی

ਨੋਰਥਰੋਪ ਫ੍ਰਾਈ

노스럽 프라이

프라이, N

프라이, N. 1912-1991

프라이, 노드럽 1912-1991

프라이, 노드롭 1912-1991

프라이, 노스럽 1912-1991

프라이, 노스롭 1912-1991

프라이, 노오스럽 1912-1991

ノースロップ・フライ

フライ, N

フライ, ノースロップ

弗莱, 诺思洛普

弗莱, 诺思洛普 1912-1991

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The great code : the Bible and literatureNorthrop Frye on ShakespeareFearful symmetry : a study of William BlakeThe educated imaginationA natural perspective : the development of Shakespearean comedy and romanceFables of identity; studies in poetic mythologyThe secular scripture : a study of the structure of RomanceWords with power : being a second study of "the Bible and literature"