Stonehenge, Dan Falk comments in his book In Search of Lost Time, “was a place where people felt united with their ancestors, the gods, the earth, and the heavens; a place where participants felt they could transcend time”. 142 more words
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In his third essay in Anatomy of Criticism, “Theory of Myths,” Northrop Frye places irony and satire in the “Mythos of Winter”:
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As structure, the central principle of ironic myth is best approached as a parody of romance: the application of romantic mythical forms to a more realistic content which fits them in unexpected ways.
It took a long time, but I finally finished reading Northrop Frye’s 1957 classic, Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays, from cover to cover. It is, as Frye expressed in the opening paragraph, a work of “pure critical theory,” practically and appropriately biblical and epic in style and structure. 756 more words
Dating Shakespeare’s Plays: A Critical Review of the Evidence edited by Kevin Gilvary
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