The Secular Scripture and Other Writings on Critical Theory, 1976–1991.

By: Frye, NorthropContributor(s): Adamson, Joseph | Wilson, JeanSeries: Collected Works of Northrop FryePublisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2006Copyright date: ©2005Edition: 2nd edDescription: 1 online resource (633 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781442627550Genre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Secular Scripture and Other Writings on Critical Theory, 1976–1991DDC classification: 801/.95 LOC classification: PN511.F794 2006Online resources: Click to View
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Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Credits and Sources -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1 The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance -- I: The Word and World of Man -- II: The Context of Romance -- III: Our Lady of Pain: Heroes and Heroines of Romance -- IV: The Bottomless Dream: Themes of Descent -- V: Quis Hic Locus? Themes of Ascent -- VI: The Recovery of Myth -- 2 Romance as Masque -- 3 Letter to the Editor of Parabola -- 4 The Responsibilities of the Critic -- 5 Comment on Peter Hughes's Essay -- 6 Literature, History, and Language -- 7 On Translation -- 8 Extracts from The Practical Imagination: Stories, Poems, Plays -- 9 Vision and Cosmos -- 10 Literature as a Critique of Pure Reason -- 11 Approaching the Lyric -- 12 The Survival of Eros in Poetry -- 13 The Ouroboros -- 14 Literary and Linguistic Scholarship in a Postliterate World -- 15 The End of History -- 16 Myth as the Matrix of Literature -- 17 The Koiné of Myth: Myth as a Universally Intelligible Language -- 18 The Symbol as a Medium of Exchange -- 19 The Expanding World of Metaphor -- 20 Extracts from The Harper Handbook to Literature -- 21 Letter to the Editor of PMLA -- 22 Lacan and the Full Word -- 23 Literature and the Visual Arts -- 24 The Journey as Metaphor -- 25 Framework and Assumption -- 26 Maps and Territories -- 27 Epilogo -- 28 Auguries of Experience -- 29 Literary and Mechanical Models -- 30 Literature as Therapy -- 31 Response to Papers on "Northrop Frye and Eighteenth-Century Literature" -- Notes -- Emendations -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.
Summary: his new edition in the Collected Works of Northrop Frye series brings The Secular Scripture together with thirty shorter pieces pertaining to literary theory and criticism from the last fifteen years of Frye's life.
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Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Credits and Sources -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- 1 The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance -- I: The Word and World of Man -- II: The Context of Romance -- III: Our Lady of Pain: Heroes and Heroines of Romance -- IV: The Bottomless Dream: Themes of Descent -- V: Quis Hic Locus? Themes of Ascent -- VI: The Recovery of Myth -- 2 Romance as Masque -- 3 Letter to the Editor of Parabola -- 4 The Responsibilities of the Critic -- 5 Comment on Peter Hughes's Essay -- 6 Literature, History, and Language -- 7 On Translation -- 8 Extracts from The Practical Imagination: Stories, Poems, Plays -- 9 Vision and Cosmos -- 10 Literature as a Critique of Pure Reason -- 11 Approaching the Lyric -- 12 The Survival of Eros in Poetry -- 13 The Ouroboros -- 14 Literary and Linguistic Scholarship in a Postliterate World -- 15 The End of History -- 16 Myth as the Matrix of Literature -- 17 The Koiné of Myth: Myth as a Universally Intelligible Language -- 18 The Symbol as a Medium of Exchange -- 19 The Expanding World of Metaphor -- 20 Extracts from The Harper Handbook to Literature -- 21 Letter to the Editor of PMLA -- 22 Lacan and the Full Word -- 23 Literature and the Visual Arts -- 24 The Journey as Metaphor -- 25 Framework and Assumption -- 26 Maps and Territories -- 27 Epilogo -- 28 Auguries of Experience -- 29 Literary and Mechanical Models -- 30 Literature as Therapy -- 31 Response to Papers on "Northrop Frye and Eighteenth-Century Literature" -- Notes -- Emendations -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z.

his new edition in the Collected Works of Northrop Frye series brings The Secular Scripture together with thirty shorter pieces pertaining to literary theory and criticism from the last fifteen years of Frye's life.

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