Northrop Frye by Joseph Adamson, ECW Press

Northrop Frye: A Visionary Life

Adamson, Joseph

  • 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

    ISBN: 9781550221848

    Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 in.

    Pages: 93