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The secular scripture

a study of the structure of Romance

by Northrop Frye

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romanticism,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Themes, motives

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNorthrop Frye.
    SeriesThe Charles Eliot Norton lectures ;, 1974-1975
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.R6 F7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5209921M
    ISBN 100674796756
    LC Control Number75037627

    WHITE PAPER Are Secular Textbooks All That Bad? Inefficiencies The teacher will have to take class time to correct the inaccurate information, to counter the text-book’s arguments, and to supplement it with argu-ments for the school’s position. There are times, of course, where students should and will read oppos -. The Good Book: A Secular Bible pays backhanded tribute to Scripture by patterning itself loosely upon the multi-genre structure of the Bible; but it makes no pretence to be anything but one man’s collection of other men’s words about life "under the sun" .

    He himself quoted the secular poet Yehuda Amichai in the introduction to his book of essays on weekly Torah readings, and has ensured that culture is an integral part of For example, singers have been commissioned to write songs inspired by each book of the Bible. As the subtitle indicates, the subject of The Secular Scripture, the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures for –5, is romance. It is a subject, then, that revives one of Frye’s central preoccupations, a structure which must be assumed as definitive of the Author: Carl Lindahl, Northrop Frye.

      Northrop Frye's thinking has had a pervasive impact on contemporary interpretations of our literary and cultural heritage. In his Anatomy of Criticism, a landmark in the history of modern critical theory, he demonstrated his genius for mapping out the realm of imaginative creation. In The Secular Scripture he turns again to the task of establishing a . The Fairy Tale as Secular Scripture is currently under contract with Lexington Books, and should be in print by late The full book proposal can be found in the Humanities Commons Core.. This research begins from the premise that fairy tales are a battleground in twenty-first century American culture.


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Frye finds in romantic narratives of Western tradition an imaginative universe stretching from an idyllic world to a demonic one, and a pattern of cyclical descent into and ascent out of the demonic realm. Romance thus forms an integrated vision of the world, a 'secular scripture' whose hero is man, paralleling sacred scripture whose hero is God.

As is typical with Northrop Frye, The Secular Scripture represents a highly systematized, "anatomical" approach to literature, in this case specifically the genre of romance. Frye (again typically) defines romance very broadly, so that it encompasses a great deal of "popular literature" - he mentions science fiction in particular again and again as a modern 4/5.

Secular Scripture is an in-depth application of the theories presented in Anatomy of Criticism to one particular branch of literature: romance. As such, it relies more upon concrete examples than upon abstract reason, and is much easier to by: "This is an intellectually challenging book and should be read by those scholars and theologically sophisticated readers interested in the secular approach to Scripture." Arnold Rzepecki "The Secular Bible is highly recommended for all levels of students and scholars, not only for those specializing in the Bible or Qur'an but also for those Cited by: The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance → The Secular Scripture – Per WP:SUBTITLE.10 April (UTC) This is a contested technical request.

GeoffreyT The secular scripture book, 11 April (UTC). IP has been requested before to please use RM mechanism for these sort of truncations, as so many have been problematic in the past.

The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance is a collection of essays by the Canadian literary critic Northrop collection was originally published in It has been reviewed by E.

Blodgett, Harold Bloom, John P. Brennan, M. Copeland, L. Dembo, Lynn Dickerson, A. Hamilton, Carl Lindahl, Mavor Moore, William Nelson, Barbara Nelson. Jesus Among Secular Gods Bible Study Book includes six small-group sessions, applicable Scripture, a leader guide, "How to Use This Study," and personal-study content and activities.

As belief in the secular gods of atheism, hedonism, relativism, and humanism continues to grow, it's more important than ever for believers to be able to defend Pages:   But his book isn’t preachy so other than the occasional reference to a person he met at church, it doesn’t come across as a religious book.

He has written some other books, which I didn’t enjoy nearly as much as this book, but I’m including Will Bowen in my list anyway because A Complaint Free World is THAT good. Northrop Frye's thinking has had a pervasive impact on contemporary interpretations of our literary and cultural heritage.

In his Anatomy of Criticism, a landmark in the history of modern critical theory, he demonstrated his genius for mapping out the realm of imaginative creation. In The Secular Scripture he turns again to the task of establishing a broad theoretical framework.

Secular Scriptures examines, through its own original speculative outlook, some of the most compelling exemplars of religious-poetic revelation in modern Western literature.

The essays taken as an ensemble revolve around and are bookended by Dante, but they also explore the work of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Blake, Leopardi, Baudelaire. The irony of religious fundamentalism is that it is a profoundly modern and profoundly secular phenomenon.

This is perhaps especially true of the scriptural literalism that often accompanies it. The result is that many of the most conservative Mormons are, in point of fact, also the most secular.

Few Mormons are more secular than Joseph Fielding Smith and Bruce R. McConkie. England's Secular Scripture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. By outlining Protestantism and Englishness in early-modern lit 4/5(1). Romance as a whole is thus seen as forming an integrated vision of the world, a “secular scripture” whose hero is man, paralleling the sacred scripture whose hero is God.

The clarity of Northrop Frye’s perception, the scope and suggestiveness of his conceptualizing, the wit and grace of his style, have won him universal : Harvard. Posts about Secular Bible Study written by obsessivetiny.

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Posted by frankewp on Tuesday, Ma in News. Secular Scriptures: Modern Theological Poetics in the Wake of Dante.

Link to publishers web page about this book “In a series of dazzling essays taking Dante as their starting point, William Franke finds the trace of religious meaning throughout different forms of modern poetry, whose gaps and discontinuities.

Secular Scripture. Ap | Author Mark. Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey ( Ballantine. ISBN ) It was fortuitous that my friend Dave was reading this book when we were together on vacation. That’s true in two ways.

First, I was about halfway through All the Wild. Jesus Among Secular Gods Teen Bible Study Book includes six small-group sessions, applicable Scripture, a leader guide, “How to Use This Study,” and personal-study content. Do You Know the Jesus of the Bible.

Belief in the secular gods of atheism, scientism, pluralism, humanism, relativism, and hedonism continues to grow. Frye, Northrop THE SECULAR SCRIPTURE A Study of the Structure of Romance 1st Edition 2nd Printing Hardcover Cambridge Harvard University Press Seller Rating: % positive.

His breadth of learning and his consistently penetrating insights lend engrossing substance to his thesis provide the literary vehicle that enables what he calls 'the secular scripture' to Frye literally weaves an enchanting prose tapestry out of this conceptPublishers Weekly Northrop Frye's criticism is so richly textured, so dense with.The Book of Ruth: Between Story and History, Between Sacred and Secular (or, Scripture for the Pew’s Jews) Lesleigh Cushing Stahlberg Colgate University.

In “A D’var Torah for Beha’alotcha: The Search for an Evocative History,” Blaire French investigates a series of interrelated questions. Some of the questions are questions of genre.In his latest book, This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom, the philosopher Martin Hägglund takes on the premise that underpins this anxiety.

As he notes in the introduction, a majority of Americans, including many who profess themselves to be secular, believe that some kind of religious faith is necessary for individual and communal.