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Northrop Frye
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The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance, Harvard University Press, 1976, p. 167
Northrop Frye
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Late Notebooks, 1982–1990: Architecture of the Spiritual World (2002)
Northrop Frye
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As quoted in: Quill & Quire, Volume 66, Canadian Magazine Publishers Association, 2000, p. 17


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Born: July 14, 1912

Died: January 23, 1991 (aged 78)

Nationality: Canadian

Occupation: Critic

Bio: Herman Northrop Norrie Frye was a Canadian literary critic and literary theorist, considered one of the most influential of the 20th century.

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