Northrop Frye on Myth
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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Frye and His Myth Theorists
The Myths of Frazer and Spengler
Christianity and Classical Culture
Myth and Culture
Displacement and Condensation
The Myth of the Ideal Reader
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anagogic Anatomy Anatomy of Criticism apocalyptic archetypal Aristotle become begins Biblical Biblical hermeneutics Blake Cassirer Cassirer's chapter character types Christian myth circle of story comedy condensation contrast demonic developmental displacement ethos experience expression Fearful Symmetry four story types Frazer and Spengler Freud Frye says Frye thinks Frye's circle Frye's theory genres Golden Bough Hans-Georg Gadamer hermeneutics hero human ideal reader imaginative individual Jung Jung's Jungian Krois landscape language literal literary criticism meaning metaphor myth theorists mythic world mythopoetic mythos narrative NFCL NFN 5 Summer Northrop Frye Origen pattern Paul Ricoeur poetic poets point of epiphany presents prime symbol primitive Psychological Types relation rhythm Ricoeur ritual romance satire Scripture second essay secular literature sense sequence Spenglerian stage story types symbolic form synchronic thematic phase theory of myths theory of reading third essay tion tradition tragedy typology vision Western culture writers