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Fearful Symmetry A Study of William Blake

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ISBN-10: 0691012911

ISBN-13: 9780691012919

Edition: 1947

Authors: Northrop Frye

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List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 1947
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 4/21/1969
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Herman Northrop Frye was born in 1912 in Quebec, Canada. His mother educated him at home until the fourth grade. After graduating from the University of Toronto, he studied theology at Emmanuel College for several years and actually worked as a pastor before deciding he preferred the academic life. He eventually obtained his master's degree from Oxford, and taught English at the University of Toronto for more than four decades. Frye's first two books, Fearful Symmetry (1947) and Anatomy of Criticism (1957) set forth the influential literary principles upon which he continued to elaborate in his numerous later works. These include Fables of Identity: Studies in Poetic Mythology, The…    

The Argument
The Case against Locke
The Rising God
Beyond Good and Evil
A Literalist of the Imagination
The Word Within the Word
The Development of the Symbolism
Tradition and Experiment
The Theif of Fire
The Refiner in Fire
The Nightmare with Her Ninefold
The Final Synthesis
Comus agonists
The City of God
The Burden of the Valley of Vision
General Note: Blake'S Mysticism
Notes on the Illustrations
Notes to the Test
Index