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. Employing examples of world literature from ancient times to the present, he provides a conceptual framework for the examination of litera. Employing examples of world literature from ancient times to the present, he provides a conceptual framework for the examination of literature. In four brilliant essays on historical, ethical, archetypical, and rhetorical criticism, he applies "scientific" method in an effort to change the character of criticism from the casual to the causal, from the random and intuitive to the systematic. Harold Bloom contributes a fascinating and highly personal preface that examines Frye's mode of criticism and thought as opposed to Frye's criticism itself as being indispensable in the modern literary world.
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Rating details. Sort order. Da Introduzione polemica: "Un pubblico che cerchi di fare a meno della critica, e sostenga di sapere che cosa desideri ed ami, fa violenza alle arti e perde la sua memoria culturale" p. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Readers also enjoyed. About Northrop Frye. Northrop Frye. His first book, Fearful Symmetry , was published in to international acclaim. Until then, the prophetic poetry of William Blake had long been poorly understood, considered by Born in Quebec but raised in New Brunswick, Frye studied at the University of Toronto and Victoria University.
Until then, the prophetic poetry of William Blake had long been poorly understood, considered by some to be delusional ramblings. Frye found in it a system of metaphor derived from Paradise Lost and the Bible. His study of Blake's poetry was a major contribution. Moreover, Frye outlined an innovative manner of studying literature that was to deeply influence the study of literature in general.
He was a major influence on, among others, Harold Bloom and Margaret Atwood. In Frye was the Norton professor at Harvard University. Frye married Helen Kemp, an educator, editor and artist, in She died in Australia while accompanying Frye on a lecture tour. Two years after her death in he married Elizabeth Brown. Books by Northrop Frye. As dedicated readers already know, some of the best and most innovative stories on the shelves come from the constantly evolving realm of young ad Read more Trivia About Anatomy of Criticism.
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