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Education Essays

Three Lectures

University of Toronto Installation Lectures, 1958

by (author) Northrop Frye, Clyde Kluckhohn & V.B. Wigglesworth

introduction by Murray G. Ross

University of Toronto Press
Initial publish date
Dec 2018
Essays, Higher, General
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Hundreds were turned away from these lectures given on the day of the installation of Dr. Claude Bissell as President of the University of Toronto. Professor Frye spoke on "Humanities in a New World"; Professor Kluckhohn on "The Scientific Study of Values"; and Professor V.B. Wigglesworth on "Science: Pure and Applied".

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Northrop Frye (1912-1991) was one of Canada's most distinguished men of letters. His first book, Fearful Symmetry, published in 1947, transformed the study of the poet William Blake, and over the next forty years he transformed the study of literature itself. Among his most influential books are Anatomy of Criticism (1957), The Educated Imagination (1963), The Bush Garden (1971), and The Great Code (1982). Northrop Frye on Shakespeare (1986) won the Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction. A professor at the University of Toronto, Frye gained an international reputation for his wide-reaching critical vision. He lectured at universities around the world and received many awards and honours, including thirty-six honorary degrees.

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Clyde Kluckhohn (1905-1960) was a professor of anthropology at Harvard University.

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V.B. Wigglesworth (1899-1994) was Quick Professor of Biology, University of Cambridge.

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Murray G. Ross (1910-2000) was a professor emeritus of Social Science and former President of York University.

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