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Northrop Frye

Northrop FryeAKA Herman Northrop Frye

Born: 14-Jul-1912
Birthplace: Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Died: 23-Jan-1991
Location of death: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Critic

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Fearful Symmetry

    University: University of Toronto
    University: Emmanuel College, Toronto
    University: Merton College, Oxford University
    Professor: Victoria College, University of Toronto (1939-91)
    Administrator: Principal, Victoria College, University of Toronto (1959-67)
    Administrator: Chancellor, Victoria College, University of Toronto (1978-91)

    Lorne Pierce Medal 1958
    Order of Canada 1972

Is the subject of books:
Northrop Frye: An Annotated Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Sources, 1987, BY: Robert D. Denham
Northrop Frye: A Biography, 1989, BY: John Ayre
Northrop Frye: A Visionary Life, 1993, BY: Joseph Adamson

Author of books:
Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake (1947, criticism)
Anatomy of Criticism (1957, criticism)
The Well-Tempered Critic (1963, criticism)
The Stubborn Structure: Essays on Criticism and Society (1970, criticism)
The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance (1976)
The Great Code: The Bible and Literature (1982)
Northrop Frye on Shakespeare (1986, criticism)
Words with Power: Being a Second Study of "The Bible and Literature" (1990)

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