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Northrop Frye's uncollected prose / edited by Robert D. Denham.

Frye, Northrop, (author.). Denham, Robert D, (editor.).
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Subject: Frye, Northrop.
Criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781442621299
  • ISBN: 144262129X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2015.

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General Note: "The present volume includes talks Frye gave that were tape-recorded but for which there is no extant manuscript, taped interviews and responses to questions not included in the volume of interviews of the Collected Works; a previously undiscovered notebook and portions of others, including an extensive series of notes on romance (93,000 words); a brief in opposition to the Macpherson Report on undergraduate education at the University of Toronto; an address about the contribution of Victoria College to Canadian culture; reviews that were until recently unknown to me and the other editors of the Collected Works; a reply to a questionnaire from the American Scholar, and an early essay on poetic diction."--Introduction.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- 1. 1932 Notebook (mid-1930s) -- 2. Intoxicated with Words: The Colours of Rhetoric (1940s) -- 3. Review of Books by Rosamond Tuve and Douglas Bush (1953) -- 4. Neoclassical Agony: On Wyndham Lewis (1957) -- 5. Review of Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago (1958) -- 6. On T.S. Eliot and Other Observations: From Notebook 13 (1960s) -- 7. On Finnegans Wake (1961) -- 8. Notes on the Massey Lectures, Yeats, and Other Topics: From Notebook 9 (1962) -- 9. Introduction to Fables of Identity (1963) -- 10. Response to the Macpherson Report (1967) -- 11. Communication and the Arts: A Humanist Looks at Science and Technology (1969) -- 12. Preface to The Stubborn Structure: Essays on Criticism and Society (1969) -- 13. Notes on Romance (1974) -- 14. Romance as Secular Scripture: Interview and Discussion at the Thomas More Institute, Montreal (1976) -- 15. Preface to Spiritus Mundi (1976) -- 16. Victoria College's Contribution to the Development of Canadian Culture (1977) -- 17. Seeing, Hearing, Praying, Loving (1985) -- 18. The Soviet Union and Russia (1989) -- 19. Notes for The Double Vision: Notebook 51 (1990) -- 20. Notes on Miscellaneous Subjects -- 21. The Victoria Chapel Windows.
Summary: "The present volume includes talks Frye gave that were tape-recorded but for which there is no extant manuscript, taped interviews and responses to questions not included in the volume of interviews of the Collected Works; a previously undiscovered notebook and portions of others, including an extensive series of notes on romance (93,000 words); a brief in opposition to the Macpherson Report on undergraduate education at the University of Toronto; an address about the contribution of Victoria College to Canadian culture; reviews that were until recently unknown to me and the other editors of the Collected Works; a reply to a questionnaire from the American Scholar, and an early essay on poetic diction"--Introduction.
Source of Description Note: Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed May 13, 2015).

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