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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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Philebus was saying that enjoyment and pleasure and delight, and the class of feelings akin to them, are a good to every living being, whereas I contend, that not these, but wisdom and intelligence and memory, and their kindred, right opinion and true reasoning, are better and more desirable than pleasure for all who are able to partake of them, and that to all such who are or ever will be they are the most advantageous of all things.
Socrates

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