A great book to last for a lifetime into eternity. Northrop Frye's perceptions are subtle and open the works of Blake and others in a way that is simply astonishing and like no... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Korky
First a bit of context: I am an intellectual, a longtime avid reader, and am used to sophisticated texts in French and English; I can also manage pretty well in Italian and... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Josef K.
I read this book along with the complete works of William Blake. Was very good. Seems to be that I also read Bacon's essays around this time to get an idea of the opposition. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Carl
as a critic, northrop frye is the complete critic...his blending of all of literature helps to lead in other directions...before you know it, you're off on another subject... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Annie
Best book of literary criticism in the English language. By far the best critical study of William Blake, who actually said what he
meant and meant what he said.
If you give yourself fully to an imaginative reading of this book, and then of Blake's Collected Poems,the doors of your perception will be opened. Read morePublished on August 30, 2011 by excalibur
Northrop Frye manages to convey in sweeping master strokes the brilliance of William Blakes poetry and unlocks the mysteries of Blakes symbols. Read morePublished on February 26, 2006 by D. Fox