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Frye, Northrop


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  • Fuller Name

    • Herman Northrop
  • Variants

    • Frye, Herman Northrop
    • Fulai, Nuosiluopu
    • Farāy, Nūrtrūp
    • فراى، نورتروپ
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1912-07-14
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1991-01-23
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Victoria College (Toronto, Ont.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Royal Society of Canada
    • Descriptor

        Companion of the Order of Canada
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Sherbrooke (Québec)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Toronto (Ont.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Toronto (Ont.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: His Fearful symmetry. 1947.
    • found: His The myth of deliverance, c1993:t.p. (Northrop Frye) t.p. verso (d. 1991)
    • found: Fulai yan jiu, 1996:t.p. (Nuosiluopu Fulai)
    • found: Takhayyul-i farhīkhtah, 1984 or 1985:t.p. (نورتروپ فراى = Nūrtrūp Farāy) t.p. verso (Northrop Frye [in rom.])
    • found: Dictionary of Canadian biography online, viewed 4 August 2016:(Frye, Herman Northrop; university teacher, literary and social critic, essayist, editor; b. 14 July 1912 in Sherbrooke, Que.; d. [Toronto] 23 Jan. 1991; one of the few 20th-century literary critics in the English-speaking world whose name is likely to last; wrote 21 books and edited 15 more; always used his second given name, abbreviated to "Norrie" by his friends; in September 1929, entered Victoria College at the University of Toronto, receiving his BA in 1933; ordained in the United Church in 1936; in 1939, joined the Department of English at Victoria College, remaining there for the rest of his life; principal of Victoria College between 1959 and 1966; elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 1951; made a companion of the Order of Canada in 1972)
    • found: Canada. Governor General. Honours Recipients database, viewed 4 August 2016(Northrop Frye, C.C., M.A., D.Litt., F.R.S.C.; Toronto, Ontario; Companion of the Order of Canada, awarded on June 23, 1972, invested on October 25, 1972; uthor and critic and former Principal of Victoria College, University of Toronto; for his contribution to letters and education; deceased on January 23, 1991)
    • found: Amicus database, viewed 4 August 2016(authorized access point: Frye, Northrop, 1912-1991)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-02-08: new
    • 2019-01-09: revised
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