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CanLit Canon Review #16: Northrop Frye’s The Educated Imagination

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In an attempt to make himself a better Canadian, Craig MacBride is reading and reviewing the books that shaped this country. Northrop Frye’s The Educated Imagination is about literature—why we write it, why we read it, why we bother at all—but it’s also about who we vote for and what we buy; it’s about civilization and creating a better world. The book is the printed version of Frye’s 1962 CBC...