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Recommended Reading: Northrop Frye Unbuttoned by Robert Denham (Editor)

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Recommended Reading: Northrop Frye Unbuttoned by Robert Denham (Editor)

House of Anansi Press, 2004

Northrop Frye once wrote, "I've always wanted to write 'my own' book of pensées. The disadvantage of this project is that it can't be planned." Fulfilling Frye's own idea, Robert D. Denham has drawn from Frye's own notebooks and diaries a hugely entertaining collection of literary musings, thoughts on religion, and aphoristic speculations on a broad range of topics. We see Frye unbuttoning his suit jacket and revealing his vulnerable side - idiosyncratic, cranky, irreverent, down-to-earth. The book also contains many personal and autobiographical passages such as
the moving entries on the death of Frye's wife, Helen. Northrop Frye Unbuttoned illuminates Frye's remarkable character and thought in ways that reveal a different man and writer than most have previously envisioned.

From the catalogue. Read more about Northrop Frye Unbuttoned at the Anansi website.