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Anatomy of criticism

Author: Northrop Frye
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1957.
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"Only one generation in history (ours) will experience life both with and without the Internet. For everyone who follows us, online life will simply be the air they breathe. Today, we revel in ubiquitous information and constant connection, rarely stopping to consider the implications for our logged-on lives. Michael Harris chronicles this massive shift, exploring what we've gained--and lost--in the bargain. In  Read more...
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Title: Anatomy of criticism /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Northrop Frye
ISBN: 0691060045; 9780691060040; 0691012989; 9780691012988
Notes: Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Content: Polemical introduction -- Historical criticism : theory of modes -- Ethical criticism : theory of symbols -- Archetypal criticism : theory of myths -- Rhetorical criticism : theory of genres -- Tentative conclusion.
Description: x, 383 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Polemical introduction -- Historical criticism : theory of modes -- Ethical criticism : theory of symbols -- Archetypal criticism : theory of myths -- Rhetorical criticism : theory of genres -- Tentative conclusion.
Responsibility: four essays by Northrop Frye.
Additional Physical Format: Frye, Northrop, 1912-1991. Anatomy of criticism. [Toronto : CNIB], 1994.
Year: 1957
Standard Numbers: LCCN: 56008380; National Library: 001337558; National Library: 001337559; National Library: 014102064; National Library: (AMICUS)000001203508
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: PN81; Dewey No.: 801
OCLC No.: 230039

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"Only one generation in history (ours) will experience life both with and without the Internet. For everyone who follows us, online life will simply be the air they breathe. Today, we revel in ubiquitous information and constant connection, rarely stopping to consider the implications for our logged-on lives. Michael Harris chronicles this massive shift, exploring what we've gained--and lost--in the bargain. In [his] book, Harris argues that our greatest loss has been that of absence itself--of silence, wonder, and solitude"--
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"A brilliant but bristling book. . . . [Mr. Frye] has wit, style, audacity, immense learning, a gift for opening up new and unexpected perspectives in the study of literature." * The Nation *

 
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