Like Aristotle, Northrop Frye is a taxonomic critic ... formal theory of literature and culture. At the end of The Modern Century, Frye describes the world we live in as not the world of Blake's lamb ...
Next week is the 100th anniversary of Canada's most distinguished literary critic and an inspiring teacher, Northrop Frye ... from Western culture, the Bible itself, the common code for a civilization ...
In his 1999 book The Politics of Myth, University of California religion scholar Robert Ellwood argued that these mythologists disdained modern society but “lauded traditional ‘rooted’ peasant culture ...
W>HEN NORTHROP FRYE came to Harvard last year to give the Charles Eliot ... the biographical-literati, the "high culture" mongerers, and the platitudinists of Christian and Marxist interpretations of ...
Rothman tries to offer a truce between the warring camps with the help of literary critic Northrop Frye, whose Anatomy of Criticism uses ... it is a political debate about who and what counts in ...
Scholar Lewis Glinert writes that if “there is such a thing as a specifically modern myth, then the myth of the Golem ... save for perhaps his superficially Jewish-sounding name. Literary critic ...
THERE is a little joke that never gets explained in James Atlas's amusing first novel, ''The Great Pretender,'' about a culture-ridden young man who ... gave credit for its definition to Northrop Frye ...
The award-winning Canadian author, who teaches two courses about modern literature, defended himself, saying: “I don’t have a sexist or racist bone in my body.” But those immersed in Canadian literary ...
Histories of the modern romance novel often begin in 1972 with Kathleen ... In his Notebooks on Romance, Northrop Frye identifies romance, in the broader sense of the word, as “always a despised form ...
Otherwise we have for the literary advocate of the Bible a distressing situation, a culture based upon a tradition ... Hence the problem Northrop Frye deals with in The Great Code: how to describe ...
ISBN 0 8020 4751 3 Northrop Frye’s Late Notebooks 1982-90: Volume Two edited by Robert Denham Toronto, 531 pp, £45.00, September 2000, ISBN 0 8020 4752 1 If someone were to ask why art and culture ...
As a culture we’re not much interested in the booming inanity ... but an escape from personality.” The critic Northrop Frye, in a lovely little book called The Educated Imagination, was convinced that ...