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By Robert D. Denham

Eminent Northrop Frye pupil Robert D. Denham explores the relationship among Frye and twelve writers who prompted his pondering yet approximately whom he didn’t write whatever expansive. Denham attracts specially on Frye’s notebooks and different formerly unpublished texts, now on hand within the amassed Works of Frye. Such various thinkers as Aristotle, Lewis Carroll, Søren Kierkegaard, and Paul Tillich grow to be vital figures in defining Frye’s cross-disciplinary pursuits. ultimately, the twelve “Others” of the name come to symbolize an area occupied by way of writers whose pursuits paralleled Frye’s and helped to set up his personal severe universe.

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