Northrop Frye

Northrop Frye

Born: July 14, 1912

Died: January 23, 1991

Nationality: Canadian

Occupation: Critic

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

Source/Notes: The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance, Harvard University Press, 1976, p. 167

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Source/Notes: As quoted in: Quill & Quire, Volume 66, Canadian Magazine Publishers Association, 2000, p. 17

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Source/Notes: Letter to Helen Kemp, 1935, The Correspondence of Northrop Frye and Helen Kemp, 1932-1939, (1996), p. 1:426