Northrop Frye and Others

Northrop Frye and Others

Twelve Writers Who Helped Shape His Thinking

By Robert D. Denham

304 Pages · 8x5.5 · August 20 2015

Paper ISBN: 9780776623078

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Northrop Frye and Others

Chapter 1: Frye and Patanjali

The Eight-Fold Path
The Will to Identify

Chapter 1: Frye and Giambattista Vico

Verum factum
Mental Dictionary

Chapter 3: Frye and J.S. Bach
The Well-Tempered Clavier
Schematic Complexity
The B minor Mass: Sacrament and Sacrifice 

Chapter 4: Frye and J.R.R. Tolkien
The Imaginative and the Imaginary
Writing Fiction in the Tolkien Mode
Faeries and Elementals
The Ring and the Renounced Quest
Theory of Modes
The Trilogy as Genre

Chapter 5: Frye and Oscar Wilde
The Decay of Lying: an Abstract
Creative Criticism 
Memory and Repression

Chapter 6: Frye and Alfred North Whitehead
Avatamsaka Sutra
"Everything is Everywhere at All Times" 
Other Interpenetrative Analogues
The Holographic Paradigm 

Chapter 7: Frye and Martin Buber
I and Thou
The Oracular and Aphoristic
Identity and Metaphor

Chapter 8: Frye and R.S. Crane
Crane in Toronto
Frye on Crane
Crane on Frye
Crane on Critical Method
Crane on Poetic Form
Pluralism and Frye's Aristotelianism

Chapter 9: Frye and Edmund Blunden
Nazi Sentiments?
Blunden as Tutor: 1936-1937
Bunden as Tutor: 1938-1939

Chapter 10: Frye and M.H. Abrams
The Orientation of Critical Theories
The Example of Keats's Ode on a Grecian Urn
Frye and the New Criticism
Affective Poetice: Literature as Posession

Works Cited

Author Bio

Robert D. Denham is John P. Fishwick Professor of English, Emeritus, at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. Before that he was Professor of English and Chair of the department at Emory & Henry College, and in the mid-1980s he served as Director of English Programs and Director of the Association of Departments of English for the Modern Language Association in New York City. Denham received his M.A. in religion and art and his Ph.D. in English (with honors) from the University of Chicago. He has devoted much of his professional life to writing about Northrop Frye and editing his work.

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