- In Northrop Frye: A Visionary Life, Joseph Adamson examines the life and career of a remarkable scholar and teacher and his quest for meaning in mythic forms and biblical symbolism. Highlights of this illustrated biography include: Frye's boyhood in Eastern Canada; his dramatic encounter with the work of William Blake; the impact and importance of Anatomy of Criticism; Frye's gradual development of a theory of culture; and his culminating achivement, after twenty years, of a comprehensive study of the poetic structures of the Bible.
JOSEPH ADAMSON teaches English and Comparative Literature at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
Published: September 1993
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 in.