Northrop Frye on Myth

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 245 pages
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Nortrop Frye differed from other theorists of myth in tracing all of the major literary genres--romance, comedy, satire, not just tragedy--to myth and ritual. This volume is the most thorough presentation of his thinking on the subject.
  

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Contents

Frye and His Myth Theorists
13
The Myths of Frazer and Spengler
31
Christianity and Classical Culture
44
Myth and Culture
61
Displacement and Condensation
82
The Myth of the Ideal Reader
106
Circle of Story Types
123
Biblical Hermeneutics and Frye
141
Bibliography
212
List of Fryes References to Modern Myth Theorists
234
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