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The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.

 
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Northrop Frye
Northrop Frye
  • Born: July 14, 1912
  • Died: January 23, 1991
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Profession: Critic

Herman Northrop Frye CC FRSC was a Canadian literary critic and literary theorist, considered one of the most influential of the 20th century.

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