At a glance:
- Author: Northrop Frye
- First Published: 1957
- Type of Work: Literary criticism
- Genres: Criticism, Nonfiction
- Subjects: Teaching or teachers, Language or languages, Literature, Education or educators, Writing, Criticism
Anatomy of Criticism, a book that is similar to an anatomical chart depicting parts and functions of the human body, proposes a holistic system for reading and understanding literary works. Northrop Frye wrote Anatomy of Criticism, which consists of four interrelated essays, to explore the nature of literature and how it functions as an art form. His ultimate objective is to direct literary criticism toward a comprehensive system of theories, principles, and techniques, and away from personal reactions and ideological interpretations.
(The entire page is 1751 words.)
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