Northrop Frye's Uncollected Prose, which features twenty-one pieces in the form of notes, prefaces, reviews, and talks, is the latest addition to the impressive body of writing by and about Frye. Among the highlights of the collection are Frye's qNotes on Romance, q written in preparation for the lectures that eventually became The Secular Scripture; a newly discovered early notebook, parts of which may date from his second year as an undergraduate at Victoria College; and a pair of previously unavailable interviews. Expertly introduced by Robert D. Denham, one of the leading editors of Frye's papers, Northrop Frye's Uncollected Prose offers valuable insight into Frye's early life, his research methodology, and thought process, and is further proof of the remarkable depth and range of his work.Then there are the kinds of judgments about the style of the romances that one wona#39;t find in Fryea#39;s manual of style in The Well-Tempered Critic: I noticed in reading ... My prose style aina#39;t anything to write epic poems about nuther.a Frye is ... In the notes on Longusa#39;s Daphnis and Chloe, for example, Frye spots the Gadarene swine archetype, the red-and-white archetype of Eros, the cherrytree- carol archetype, the Alcinous archetype, the archetype of the master turning xxvi Introduction.
|Title||:||Northrop Frye's Uncollected Prose|
|Publisher||:||University of Toronto Press - 2015-05-04|