The Educated Imagination

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House of Anansi, 1 gen 2002 - 100 pagine
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"What good is the study of literature? Does it help us think more clearly, or feel more sensitively, or live a better life than we could without it?"Written in the relaxed and frequently humorous style of his public lectures, this remains, of Northrop Frye's many books, perhaps the easiest introduction to his theories of literature and literary education.
 

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I've a always liked the literary analysis of Northrop Frye. I don't think he ever forgot his roots as a Presbyterian ministers. One can see this particularly in the "The Great Code", a fascinating ... Leggi recensione completa

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Northrop Frye, who passed away in 1991, was one of the great minds of literary criticism and theory. THE EDUCATED IMAGINATION is comprised of his six Massey Lectures, which he read over the CBC in ... Leggi recensione completa

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The Motive for Metaphor
1
n The Singing School
17
in Giants in Time
33
The Keys to Dreamland
49
Verticals of Adam
65
The Vocation of Eloquence
81
Acknowledgements
99
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Northrop Frye was one of Canada's Ń and the world's Ń most distinguished and respected authorities on English literature. He was principal and chancellor of Victoria College, University of Toronto, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Among his numerous books are The Educated Imagination, Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake, Anatomy of Criticism, The Great Code, Divisions on a Ground,and The Bush Garden.

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