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Frye, Northrop

Works: 672 works in 2,744 publications in 17 languages and 98,278 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Conference proceedings  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Diaries  Interviews  Records and correspondence  Biography  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PN81, 822.33
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Anatomy of criticism by Northrop Frye( Book )
196 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 5,012 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 )
108 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,998 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 )
34 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,707 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 )
97 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,612 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 expres
Blake; a collection of critical essays by Northrop Frye( Book )
16 editions published between 1966 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Words with power : being a second study of "the Bible and literature" by Northrop Frye( Book )
28 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 2,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how the primitive elements of myth have over the centuries given our literature its structures and power
Fools of time; studies in Shakespearean tragedy by Northrop Frye( Book )
52 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The myth of deliverance : reflections on Shakespeare's problem comedies by Northrop Frye( Book )
26 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The educated imagination / Northrop Frye by Northrop Frye( Book )
60 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 1,774 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
Romanticism reconsidered; selected papers from the English Institute by English Institute( Book )
58 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A natural perspective; the development of Shakespearean comedy and romance by Northrop Frye( Book )
41 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 1,708 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 )
36 editions published between 1963 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
T.S. Eliot : an introduction by Northrop Frye( Book )
65 editions published between 1963 and 1998 in 7 languages and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the poetry of T.S. Eliot, including the many Greek allusions
The secular scripture : a study of the structure of Romance by Northrop Frye( Book )
40 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stubborn structure; essays on criticism and society by Northrop Frye( Book )
48 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1970, this collection is made up of a selection of essays composed between 1962 and 1968, written by distinguished humanist and literary critic Northrop Frye. The book is divided into two parts: one deals largely with the contexts of literary criticism; the other offers more specific studies of literary works in roughly historical sequence. One of the essays is Frye's own elucidation of the development of his critical premises out of his early concern with the poetry of William Blake. Taken together, the essays offer a continuous and coherent argument, making a whole that
The modern century by Northrop Frye( Book )
73 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The well-tempered critic by Northrop Frye( Book )
36 editions published between 1963 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Expanded and revised lectures originally given at the University of Virginia in which some basic tools for use in literary criticism are established. Intended for the layman as well as the literary researcher
Creation and recreation by Northrop Frye( )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The double vision language and meaning in religion by Northrop Frye( )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The critical path : an essay on the social context of literary criticism by Northrop Frye( Book )
37 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Farāy, Nūrtrūp
Farāy, Nūrtrūp 1912-1991
Fraj, Herman Nortrop 1912-1991
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
فراى، نورتروپ
فراي، هيرمان نورثروب، 1912-1991
نورثروب فراي، 1912-1991
フライ, N
フライ, ノースロップ
弗莱, 诺思洛普 1912-1991
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