Northrop Frye
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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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