Correspondence with publishers

Title: Correspondence with publishers
Dates of Material:
19451991
Extent:
1.25 m of textual records
Scope and content

Series consists of correspondence with publishers (companies, universities, journals) relating to publications, permissions to publish and offprints.

NOTE(S)
Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the series.

Arrangement

Files arranged according to publisher.

Extent

The series is stored in 12 boxes.

Finding aids

File list available (see below).

BOX FILE TITLE YEAR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
1988
Box 56
561Correspondence and publication agreements with House of Anansi Press1970-1971, 1973-1974, 1976-1977, 1980-1985

Includes certificate of preferred shares, printed brochures and letters to shareholders.

562Correspondence and publication agreements with Harper & Row1980, 1982-1986

Includes promotion brochure for The Harper Handbook to Literature, draft of an entry on Canadian Literature prepared by Geo. B. Perkins and typescript drafts of entries for The Handbook.

563Correspondence and publication agreement with Harper & Row1974, 1978, 1981-1982

Includes lists of terms and drafts of entries for the proposed "Practical Guide to Literature", later The Harper Handbook to Literature, and promotion brochure for The Practical Imagination: An Introduction to Poetry.

564Correspondence with the Macmillan Company of Canada about contributors to the College Classics in English Series, of which Frye was Editor-in-Chief1965-1971, 1978, 1980, 1983

Includes reprint of Frye's entry on Wm. Blake for The Encyclopedia of Philosophy; drafts of an introduction, chronologies and texts for the Shakespeare volumes in the College Classics Series.

565Correspondence with the Macmillan Company of Canada about contributors to and texts in the College Classics in English series1962-1964

Includes agreement with Macmillan covering Frye's association as editor-in-chief for the series.

566Correspondence with Harcourt Brace Jovanovich about contributors to and texts in the series Literature: Uses of the Imagination1967-1968, 1970-1974, 1983

Includes copies of the original agreement of 1967 and a 1974 addendum.

Box 57
571Letter from Harcourt Brace and World serving as a memorandum of agreement between Frye and the Company for the development of a series of literature anthologies for secondary schools1966

Includes draft of an introductory section entitled "A systematic approach to the study of literature" and drafts of material for the series.

572Correspondence with W.T. Jewkes concerning sections of the literature anthologies to be published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich1968

Includes xerox copies of texts for inclusion.

573Drafts of the general editor's introduction to the HBJ series and miscellaneous parts.
574Drafts of the general editor's introduction and Part Four of the HBJ series.
575Correspondence with Harcourt Brace Jovanovich concerning the contributing editors to The Survey of British Literature and texts1972-1974

Includes memoranda to the editors, instructions for the preparation of copy and lists of British literature used in the Norton and Oxford UP anthologies.

576Correspondence with Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1965, 1967-1969, 1971-1972) regarding The Survey of British Literature and contributors1964-1965, 1965, 1967-1969, 1971-1972

Includes copies of agreements (1964-1965) between Frye and the Company.

577Correspondence with Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1967-1975, 1977-1978) regarding publications and proof copies sent for comment1967-1975, 1977-1978

Includes agreements for Selected Essays of Northrop Frye (1963); Major British Writers, a 1-volume school edition, (1966); Major Writers of America, a 1-volume edition, (1965); Major Writers of America, volumes 1 and 2 (1960); an introduction and selection of works for "Lord Byron: Introduction and selections" for an enlarged edition of Major British Writers (1958).

578Correspondence with Harcourt Brace Jovanovich regarding preparation of the manuscript and publication of The Great Code1971, 1979-1984

Includes list of requests for review copies, proof copy of the dust jacket, xerox copies of pages with errors and the publication agreement.

Box 58
581–6Requests for literary contributions declined
Box 59
Correspondence with universities and university presses, publishers and journals.]
591-4Requests for literary contributions declined
595Athabasca University1985

Correspondence (1985) regarding the inclusion in a monograph of Frye's paper "Language as the home of human life" delivered at the "Salute to Scholarship" Colloquium.

595Cornell University Press1985

Correspondence (1985) regarding Frye's essay "Romance as the survival of Eros"; "Questions and Answers" published in Romanticism and Contemporary Criticism. Includes copy of the publication agreement and typescript draft of the essay.

595Institute for Vico Studies, New York1984-1985

Correspondence (1984-1985) regarding the Vico and Joyce Conference (1985), to which Frye contributed a paper "Cycle and apocalypse in Finnegans Wake".

595McMaster University1985

Correspondence (1985) regarding Frye's paper "Culture and society in Ontario 1784-1984" given at the Ontario Bicentennial History Conference.

595Scholars Press1985

Correspondence (1985) regarding Frye's essay "The expanding world of metaphor" published in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. Includes typescript draft of the essay and proof copy.

595Simon Fraser University1981-1985

Correspondence (1981-1985) regarding the Art and Reality Conference (1982) and Frye's introduction to the published proceedings of the conference.

595University of Kentucky1983-1984

Correspondence (1983-1984) about a proposed "Annual of Lacanian Studies", for which Frye prepared an essay. [The annual was never published and Frye's essay "Lacan et la parole dans sa plénitude" was published without permission in Ornicar.]

595University of Toronto1985

Correspondence (1985) regarding Frye's essay on the Book of Ruth for the Festschrift in honour of William Blissett.

595Western Illinois University1985

Correspondence (1985) regarding the reprinting of Frye's essay "Towards defining an age of sensibility" in a volume for Jean Hagstrum.

596Blake, an Illustrated Quarterly1983-1984

Correspondence (1983-1984) regarding the volume Romanticism and Contemporary Criticism, to which Frye contributed the essay, "The survival of Eros in poetry".

596Brown University/Bar Ilan University1982-1984 Correspondence (1982-1984) regarding publication of the proceedings of the conference on "Biblical Patterns in Modern Literature", in which Frye participated.
596Carleton University1984 Correspondence (1984) regarding Frye's essay "The world as music and idea in Wagner's Parsifal" for a Festschrift in honour of Ernst Oppenheimer.
596Michigan Quarterly Review1985 Correspondence (1985) regarding publication of a lecture given by Frye in Michigan.
596Modern Language Association of America1983-1984 Correspondence (1983-1984) regarding publication of Frye's address "Literary and linguistic scholarship in a postliterate world" in PMLA.
596Modern Language Association of America1984

Correspondence (1984) regarding Frye's reply to a response by Lawrence W. Hyman to an article published by Frye in PMLA. Includes copies of Hyman's letter to the editor, Frye's reply and publication agreement with the MLA.

596The Georgia Review1982, 1984

Correspondence (1982, 1984) regarding Frye's essay "Myth as the matrix of literature" for the Review.

596The Southern Review1983-1984 Correspondence (1983-1984) regarding a special issue on T.S. Eliot.
596Université d'Ottawa1985

Correspondence (1985) regarding a contribution by Frye to the second of a two-volume collection of documents and essays on Marshall McLuhan's writings.

596University of Toronto1983-1984

Correspondence (1983-1984) regarding publication of Lyric Poetry: Beyond the New Criticism, to which Frye contributed the essay "Approaching the lyric". Includes copy of publication agreement with Cornell University Press.

596University of Toronto1985

Correspondence (1985) regarding two scripts by Frye for Columns.

596University of Toronto Press1984-1985 Correspondence (1984-1985) regarding publication of papers from the symposium on Blake at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
597David Milne Catalogue: paintings and writings1981-1982

Correspondence (1981-1982) regarding Frye's foreword to the Milne Catalogue.

597St. Michael's College1983

Correspondence (1983) regarding inclusion of Frye's essay "The world as music and idea in Wagner's Parsifal" in a volume of the series Studies in Art and Religious Interpretation.

597Studies in Romanticism1981-1983

Correspondence (1981-1983) regarding an article by Frye for Studies.

Box 60
601Aya Press1980-1982

Correspondence (1980-1982) about Frye's introduction to a book of poems by Giorgio Bassani in English translation. [Original poems from Epitaffio and In gran segreto; translation entitled Rolls Royce and Other Poems.] Includes critique of the ms by M. Dolzani, xerox copies of poems and translations and xerox copies of introductions to Epitaffio and In gran segreto.

601Reading for Writing1982

Correspondence (1982) with Elizabeth Cowan regarding an essay for her book.

601Studies in Romanticism1980-1981, 1980-1982

Correspondence (1980-1981) requesting a critical reminiscence to celebrate the 20th year of the journal's appearance. Correspondence (1980-1982) regarding the essay, "The meeting of the past and future in William Morris", for the Erdman Festschrift.

601The Ethos Cultural Development Foundation1982

Correspondence (1982) about a revision of the article, "The ouroboros", to accompany an edition of poems by Janis Rapoport and evocations by Timothy Findley. Includes information about Ethos: A New Canadian Literary Review.

601Valparaiso University, Indiana1981-1982

Correspondence (1981-1982) regarding the publication of a revised version of an address Frye had given 20 years earlier.

602Aurora: New Canadian Writing 19801980

Correspondence (1980) regarding publication of a taped discussion between Robert Fulford and Frye.

602CBC Radio - IDEAS1981

Correspondence (1981) with G. Sherman.

602Descant1981

Correspondence (1981) regarding publication of an interview with Frye in April 1980. Includes text of the interview, "Canadian energy, dialogues on creativity: Northrop Frye".

602Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.1980

Correspondence (1980) regarding promotion of The Practical Imagination.

602Indirections1981

Correspondence (1981) regarding the publication of Frye's address to the 1980 Fall Conference of OCTE.

602New Literary History1980-1981

Correspondence (1980-1981) regarding publication of Frye's article "Literary history".

602New Literary History1981

Correspondence (1981) regarding Frye's contribution to the issue on "Interpretation and literary history".

602Quaderni d'italianistica1980

Correspondence (1980) regarding Frye's article for an upcoming issue.

602Science1981

Correspondence (1981) regarding Frye's article "The bridge of language". Includes copyright assignment forms.

602The Iowa Review1979-1980

Correspondence (1979-1980) regarding possible publication of a Frye essay, "The meaning of recreation: humanism in society".

602University of Toronto Press1979-1980

Correspondence (1979-1980) about the publication of Creation and Recreation. Includes description of the volume and typescript of the notes.

602University of Toronto Quarterly1980

Correspondence (1980) regarding publication of "Across the river and out of the trees".

602VUSAC1980

Correspondence (1980) regarding Frye's introduction to The Handbook. Includes copy.

602VUSAC1981

Correspondence (1981) regarding Frye's introduction to The Handbook. Includes xerox copy.

603Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc.1978-1980

Correspondence (1978-1980) regarding preparation and publication of The Practical Imagination. Includes outline of the poetry section and promotional brochure for the volume.

603Language Arts1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding an interview with Frye. Includes typescript of the interview.

603Politika

Copy of an interview with Frye for a Belgrade review.

604Bulletin of the Midwest Modern Language Association1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding Frye's essay "Literature, history, and language" for the Bulletin.

604CEA Critic1978-1979

Correspondence (1978-1979) regarding a special issue on Frye. Includes list of possible contributors.

604Curriculum Inquiry1978

Correspondence (1978) regarding publication of an address by Frye, "The teacher's source of authority", to the American Educational Research Association.

604Vic Report1978

Correspondence (1978) regarding publication of an interview with Frye. Includes two draft typescripts of the interview.

604VUSAC1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding Frye's message to the class of 8T3 for The Handbook.

605Columbia University Press1976

Correspondence (1976) regarding Frye's essay, "History and myth in the Bible", for The Literature of Fact: Selected Papers from the English Institute.

605Critical Inquiry1974-1976

Correspondence (1974-1976) regarding publication of Frye's essay "Expanding eyes". Includes a subscription brochure.

605Harvard University Press1977

Correspondence (1977) regarding Frye's essay, "Haunted by lack of ghosts: some patterns in the imagery of Canadian poetry", for The Canadian Imagination.

605Literary History of Canada1971-1977

Correspondence (1971-1977) regarding selection of contributors for the updated edition, bulletins and a promotional brochure for Vols. 1-3.

605Modern Language Association of America1976

Correspondence (1976) regarding the ADE/ADFL Bulletin manuscripts, for which Frye provided the introduction.

605Semeia1975

Correspondence (1975) regarding the possibility of developing an issue devoted to Frye's book on the Bible.

605University of Alabama1976-1977

Correspondence (1976-1977) regarding publication of Frye's essay "Romance as masque" in Shakespeare's Romances Reconsidered by the University of Nebraska Press.

605University of Toronto, Information Services1976-1977

Correspondence (1976-1977) regarding publication of Frye's reminiscences about his university days in The Graduate.

606Alternatives in Education1972

Correspondence (1972) regarding publication of the volume in Britain.

606Arion1972

Correspondence (1972) regarding correction of galley proofs.

606Canadian Review of Comparative Literature1974

Correspondence (1974) regarding publication of a lecture by Frye on "Literature and language" given at the Learned Societies' Meetings.

606Commission to Study the Rationalisation of University Research1971-1972

Correspondence (1971-1972) regarding publication of an essay on the nature or the concept of research in universities. Includes information about the Commission.

606Cornell University Press1971

Correspondence (1971) about reprinting an essay by Frye, "The critical path", originally published in a 1970 issue of Daedulus.

606Douglas Duncan1970

Frye's reminiscences about Duncan sent to Alan Jarvis, 1970.

606Essays and Studies1971

Correspondence (1971) regarding Frye's acceptance to contribute to the publication.

606Giulio Einaudi Editore, Turin1972

Correspondence (1972) regarding Frye's introduction to the Italian translation of I. Layton's poems, Il freddo verde elemento.

606Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg1974

Correspondence (1974) regarding publication of Frye's essay "The Renaissance of books" in Visible Language. Includes abstract and biographical sketch of Frye.

606Musson Book Company1972

Correspondence (1972) requesting Frye to provide a foreword to a proposed volume of photography by Ameleto Lorenzini.

606Tavistock Publications, London, England1968-1970

Correspondence (1968-1970) regarding Higher Education: Demand and Response, a volume derived from the Quail Roost conference of December 1968, to which Frye contributed the paper, "The university and personal life: student anarchism and the educational contract".

606Teachers College Press, New York1974-1975

Correspondence (1974-1975) regarding The Child as critic and Frye's introduction to it.

606The Canadian Forum1970

Correspondence (1970) with Milton Wilson about The Canadian Forum. Includes a short history of The Forum by Frye.

606The Globe Magazine1971

Correspondence (1971) regarding the publication of sections of the preface to The Bush Garden.

606The National Gallery of Canada/Elvehjem Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin1971-1973

Correspondence (1971-1973) regarding an introduction by Frye, "Canadian scene: explorers and observers", to the catalogue for the exhibition, "The Artist and the Land/Canadian Landscapes, 1670-1930", and permission to reproduce parts for Art News.

606The Royal Society of Canada1974

Correspondence (1974) regarding publication of the Acts of the Copernicus Symposium, to which Frye contributed the essay, "The times of the signs". Includes an abstract of the article for translation into French.

606The University News Bureau, University of Toronto1971

Correspondence (1971) regarding reprinting of an address by Frye, "Quality of life in the seventies", from The Graduate.

606University of Waterloo1972

Text of an address presenting Frye for an honorary Doctor of Letters degree, 1972.

606University of Western Ontario1972

Correspondence (1972) regarding Frye's contribution to the P.R. Samson volume.

606Yale University Press1971

Correspondence (1971) regarding Frye's essay, "Wallace Stevens and the variation form".

606Yale University Press1972-1973

Correspondence (1972-1973) regarding Frye's contribution, "Wallace Stevens and the variation form", to the Festschrift for W.K. Wimsatt.

607Artscanada1968

Correspondence (1968) regarding Frye's article, "The myth of light". Includes contract.

607Association of Master Teachers, York Central District High Schools1967

Correspondence (1967) regarding a talk by Frye in the Association's Centennial Series.

607Book World1968

Correspondence (1968) regarding a statement on student unrest by Frye. Includes statement.

607Brown University1966-1968

Correspondence (1966-1968) regarding Frye's essay, "Blake's reading of the Book of Job", for William Blake: Essays for S. Foster Damon.

607Canadian Mental Health Association1968

Correspondence (1968) regarding Frye's essay for a publication celebrating the Association's Golden Jubilee.

607Claremont Reading Conference1969

Correspondence (1969) regarding publication of Frye's contribution, "Sign and significance", to the Yearbook.

607Contemporary Literature1968

Correspondence (1968) regarding publication of Frye's paper on value judgments prepared for the MLA meeting.

607Kent State University1964

Correspondence (1964) regarding the revision of Frye's history of Blake scholarship to be undertaken by Martin Nurmi.

607McMaster University1967

Correspondence (1967) regarding publication of Frye's Whidden Lectures (The Modern Century) by Oxford University Press.

607Memorial University of Newfoundland1968

Correspondence (1968) about an essay on E.J. Pratt, "Silence in the sea".

607Midcentury Authors1966

Correspondence (1966) regarding Frye's sketch for the publication.

607Midwest Monographs1968

Correspondence (1968) regarding a contribution by Frye to a special issue on T.S. Eliot's Fragment of an Agon.

607Modern Language Association of America1968-1969

Correspondence (1968-1969) regarding a revised edition of Aims and Methods of Literary Research.

607Odyssey Press1966

Correspondence (1966) regarding Frye's essay, "Design as a creative principle in the arts", for The Hidden Harmony honoring Philip Wheelwright.

607Princeton University1965

Correspondence (1965) regarding Frye's essay, "Literature and myth", for the MLA volume.

607Shakespeare Survey1968

Correspondence (1968) regarding a paper by Frye.

607Strumenti critici1968-1969

Correspondence (1968-1969) about reprinting Frye's essay, "Mythos and logos", in Strumenti.

607The Shakespeare Institute1968

Correspondence (1968) regarding Frye's paper read at the International Shakespeare Conference.

607The Southern Review1968-1969

Correspondence (1968-1969) regarding publication of Frye's essay, "The top of the tower: a study of the imagery of Yeats".

607The University of Western Ontario1968-1969

Correspondence (1968-1969) regarding Frye's article, "The revelation to Eve", for the volume Paradise Lost: A Tercentenary Tribute.

607University of British Columbia1961

Correspondence (1961) with George Woodcock regarding a note on Malcolm Lowry for a special issue.

607University of California, Riverside1964

Correspondence (1964) concerning Frye's contribution to the Festschrift for Philip Wheelwright. Includes a copy of Varsity Graduate, Spring 1961.

607University of Kentucky Centennial Humanities Conference1965

Correspondence (1965) regarding the progress of Frye's paper, "Speculation and concern".

607Varsity, University of Toronto1969

Correspondence (1969) regarding the definition of "university". Includes Frye's reply to be published in the Varsity.

607Yearbook of Comparative and General Literature1968-1969

Correspondence (1968-1969) regarding publication of Frye's article, "Mythos and logos", for the Yearbook. Includes copy of the abstract.

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611Princeton University Press1951-1952, 1953, 1955-1959, 1964

Correspondence (1951-1952, 1955-1959, 1964) regarding publication of Fearful Symmetry, Anatomy of Criticism. Includes royalty statements for Anatomy and Fearful Symmetry; requests to read manuscripts submitted to the Press; and some correspondence (1953) with Princeton University regarding visiting lectureships.

612Associated Book Publishers Ltd.1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding The Stubborn Structure.

612Beacon Press1960-1965, 1968

Correspondence (1960-1965, 1968) regarding Frye's participation as a member of the Editorial Advisory Committee, re-issue in paperback of Fearful Symmetry and retirement from the Committee in 1965.

612Bellhaven House Ltd.1967-1968

Correspondence (1967-1968) regarding publication of Frye's CBC talk on George Orwell (Trans-Canada Matinée, January 1965) as a foreword to a Canadian Educational Edition of Orwell's 1984.

612Canadian Broadcasting Corporation1962, 1980, 1982-1983

Correspondence (1962, 1980, 1982-1983) regarding an agreement to broadcast the Massey Lectures and the printing of The Educated Imagination. Includes summary of book for promotional copy.

612Columbia University Press1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding A Natural Perspective.

612Edward Arnold Publishers Ltd.1962, 1965

Correspondence (1962, 1965) regarding an honorarium for Frye's chapter, "The rising of the moon", in An honoured guest and a request for comments on D. Hine's The Wooden Horse. Includes memorandum of agreement between Frye and Arnold Publishers, 1962.

612Harcourt Brace Jovanovich1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding Fables of Identity.

612Harvard University Press1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding The Secular Scripture.

612Holt, Rinehart and Winston1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding "Paradise Lost" and Selected Poetry and Prose. Includes IRS form.

612Indiana University Press1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding The Educated Imagination, Spiritus Mundi, The Well-tempered Critic and The Critical Path.

612Oliver & Boyd1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding book on T.S. Eliot in the Writers and Critics Series. Anansi. Correspondence (1979) regarding The Bush Garden.

612Oxford University Press1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding The Modern Century.

612Princeton University Press1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding Anatomy of Criticism and Fearful Symmetry.

612Random House Inc.1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding A Study of English Romanticism and William Blake: Selected Poetry and Prose.

612University of Toronto Press1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding Fools of Time and The Return of Eden.

612Viking Penguin Inc.1979

Correspondence (1979) regarding Frye's edition of The Tempest.

613Clarke, Irwin & Co. Ltd.1959

Memorandum of agreement (1959) regarding the publication of an installation address.

613Corpus instrumentorum1969

Correspondence (1969) regarding the possibility of publishing Frye's work. Includes printed house list.

613Garland Publishing Inc.1986

Correspondence (1986) regarding a complimentary copy of the Arthurian Encyclopedia. Includes printed publisher's list.

613Harvester Press1982-1983

Correspondence (1982-1983) regarding a proposal to publish a volume of Frye's collected papers.

613Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.1960, 1969-1971, 1977, 1982

Correspondence (1960, 1969-1971, 1977, 1982) regarding complimentary copies of books and IRS forms.

613Hudson Review1967-1968

Correspondence (1967-1968) regarding permission to reprint articles by Frye published in the journal and a book review commitment.

613Macmillan & Co.-U.K.1963-1964

Correspondence (1963-1964) regarding a proposed 1-volume combined edition of The Educated Imagination and The Well-tempered Critic.

613Macmillan Co. of India Ltd.1971

Correspondence (1971) regarding a complimentary book.

613McClelland and Stewart Ltd.1971

Correspondence (1971) regarding a photograph of Frye.

613McGraw Hill Book Co.1970, 1977

Correspondence (1970, 1977) regarding a reprint of a passage from a Frye essay for the 6th edition of Dudley and Faricy's The Humanities.

613Rinehart & Co., Inc.1949

Memorandum of agreement (1949) for "Paradise Lost" and Selected Poetry and Prose.

613W.J. Gage Ltd.1961

Correspondence (1961) regarding a publishing venture aimed at High School students.

614Methuen & Co. Ltd.1969-1971, 1973-1974, 1980

Correspondence (1969-1971, 1973-1974, 1980) regarding the publication of a collection of essays, The Stubborn Structure. Includes proof of jacket cover.

615Odyssey Press1970

Correspondence (1970) and memorandum of agreement regarding Frye's position as editor-in-chief of a college classics in English series.

615Oliver and Boyd, Ltd.1963, 1967-1969, 1972, 1979

Correspondence (1963, 1967-1969, 1972, 1979) regarding the publication and reprinting of T.S. Eliot.

615Penguin Books Inc.1969

Correspondence (1969) concerning Canadian Writing Today. Includes agreement for an edition of The Tempest.

615Prentice-Hall Inc.1962, 1965-1966

Correspondence (1962, 1965-1966) regarding Blake: A Collection of Critical Essays.

616Random House, Inc.1962-1969, 1974

Correspondence (1962-1969, 1974) regarding publication and reprinting of A Study of English Romanticism. Includes author's questionnaire, guidelines for proof readers, a bibliography on romanticism, IRS form and agreement to publish (1963).

616Routledge & Kegan Paul1981, 1983-1984

Correspondence (1981, 1983-1984) regarding the publication and sales of The Great Code.

616Wadsworth Publishing Co. Ltd.1965-1966

Correspondence (1965-1966) regarding Frye's participation in the preparation of a Dictionary of Literary Terms. Includes a printed annual report for 1964.

616Xerox Corporation1966

Correspondence (1966), agreement to produce an enlarged copy of Paradise Lost, and copyright release.

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621Kentucky University Press1966

Correspondence (1966) concerning the publication of Frye's paper at the Centennial Conference on "The Humanities and the Understanding of Reality".

621McGill-Queen's University Press1971

Correspondence (1971) concerning manuscripts including Looking for Philosophy by Francis Sparshott.

621Ohio State University Press1964, 1967

Correspondence (1964, 1967) regarding plans to publish a collection of essays, to which Frye will contribute one on Blake.

621Oxford University Press1967-1969

Correspondence (1967-1969) regarding publication of the Whidden Lectures (The Modern Century), sale of translation rights, corrections of the French translation, the Italian translation, the Galaxy Book edition and complimentary copies of new titles.

621University of Michigan Press1964-1965, 1967, 1969

Correspondence (1964-1965, 1967, 1969) regarding comments on manuscripts and advice on titles for publication in paperback.

621University of Pennsylvania Press1972

Correspondence (1972) regarding a complimentary copy of Louis Mackey's Kierkegaard: A Kind of Poet.

622Princeton University Press1959-1977, 1979, 1983-1985

Correspondence (1959-1977, 1979, 1983-1985) concerning Fearful Symmetry and The Anatomy of Criticism and paperback editions of both; copyright renewal; and manuscripts by other authors. Includes copy of a new preface for the paperback edition of Fearful Symmetry, IRS forms, and memoranda of agreement.

623Rutgers University Press1971

Correspondence (1971) about a Festschrift for Francis Fergusson.

623Southern Illinois University Press1971

Correspondence (1971) about a complimentary copy of the revised edition of Comparative Literature: Method and Perspective.

624University of Toronto Press1962, 1964-1967, 1969-1977, 1979, 1981-1983, 1986

Correspondence (1962, 1964-1967, 1969-1977, 1979, 1981-1983, 1986) regarding The Fools of Time, Design for Learning, "Agon and logos: revolution and revelation", Creation and Recreation, Myth of Deliverance and a proposed project on contemporary Canadian art. Included are memoranda of agreement, copy of the abstract of Jay Macpherson's thesis, invoice.

625Yale University Press1967, 1972, 1976, 1984

Correspondence (1967, 1972, 1976, 1984) requesting Frye's opinion about manuscripts and about Frye's essay for the Wimsatt Festschrift.

626Brown University Press1968-1969, 1971-1972

Correspondence (1968-1969, 1971-1972) requesting Frye's opinion about manuscripts and regarding his essay in the Blake Festschrift for S. Foster Damon.

626California University Press1966-1967, 1971

Correspondence (1966-1967, 1971) regarding Frye's essay in The Hidden Harmony and his opinion on manuscripts.

626Cambridge University Press1972, 1986

Correspondence (1972, 1986) regarding the inclusion of Frye's essay, "Old and new comedy", in Sylvan Barnet's anthology and a meeting with press representatives.

626Chicago University Press1964, 1966, 1973, 1980-1983, 1985

Correspondence (1964, 1966, 1973, 1980-1983, 1985) regarding permission to use an excerpt from a Frye essay; contribution to The Knowledge Most Worth Having; publication of T.S. Eliot in the Press's Phoenix paperback line; and co-publication with Harvester Press of A Study of English Romanticism. Includes memoranda of agreement and a bibliography of T.S. Eliot.

627Columbia University Press1965-1966, 1968, 1979-1980

Correspondence (1965-1966, 1968, 1979-1980) regarding A Natural Perspective and an essay for the English Institute volume (1968).

627Cornell University Press1967-1972, 1975

Correspondence (1967-1972, 1975) regarding publication of The Stubborn Structure in the Studies in Humanities series and publication of Frye's essays in collections; and requests for advice about titles for publication in paperback.

627Harvard University Press1973-1982

Correspondence (1973-1982) regarding publication of The Secular Scripture. Includes contract and index.

628Indiana University Press1962-1977, 1984

Correspondence (1962-1977, 1984) regarding publication of The Educated Imagination, The Critical Path, The Well-Tempered Critic, Spiritus Mundi. Includes lists of book review journals and publishing contracts.

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Requests for copies and for permission to reprint (1962-1985)
631Correspondence (1969-1971, 1976) with university presses, publishers and journals requesting permission to reprint essays.1969-1971, 1976
632Correspondence (1981) requesting copies of a baccalaureate address and "A literate person".1981
632Correspondence (1981-1982) requesting copies of Frye's address "The bridge of language".1981-1982
632Correspondence (1982) requesting copies of "Literature as a critique of pure reason" and "Parsifal".1982
632Correspondence (1983) requesting copies of "Literary and linguistic scholarship in a postliterate world", "Where metaphors and equations meet: a convergence of the arts and sciences", and "The bridge of language".1983
632Correspondence (1984) requesting copies of "Expanding the boundaries of literature".1984
632Correspondence (1985) requesting copies of "Language as the home of human life", "The mythical approach to creation", and "Myth as the matrix of literature".1985
633Correspondence (1978) requesting copies of Frye's Installation address, his address upon receiving the Royal Bank Award, "The teacher's source of authority", and a bibliography of Frye's work.1978
633Correspondence (1979) requesting copies of "The responsibility of the critic".1979
633Correspondence (1980) requesting copies of "The teacher's source of authority", "Wallace Stevens and the variation form", and issues of the CEA Critic devoted to Frye.1980
634Correspondence (1973) requesting a copy of a Frye bibliography and an article "The search for acceptable words".1973
634Correspondence (1974) requesting the film "Fearful Symmetry: Northrop Frye looks at the world"; ...1974

...copies of "Old and new comedy"; introduction to the Italian translation of a volume of poetry by Irving Layton; "The Decline of the West by Oswald Spengler"; an address at the Copernicus Symposium, and an article on Wallace Stevens.

634Correspondence (1975) requesting copies of an address at the Symposium on Television Violence, "Expanding eyes", "The renaissance of books" and bibliographies of Frye's work.1975
634Correspondence (1976) requesting copies of "The renaissance of books", "Expanding eyes", and "The search for acceptable words".1976
634Correspondence (1977) requesting copies of the summary given by Frye at the Options Conference, and addresses at the 20th Century Canadian Culture Symposium in Washington and at the MLA Conference (1976).1977
635Correspondence (1961) requesting a copy of Frye's contribution to The Aims of Education, a speech at the Canadian Conference of the Arts, and an address to the Vancouver Institute.1961
635Correspondence (1962) requesting a copy of a convocation address at Queen's University.1962
635Correspondence (1962-1964) requesting copies of Frye's Massey lectures, "The educated imagination".1962-1964
635Correspondence (1963) requesting copies of the article "The imaginative and the imaginary"1963
635Correspondence (1964) requesting a copy of an address, "Elementary teaching and elemental scholarship".1964
635Correspondence (1965) requesting a copy of "Varieties of literary utopias".1965
635Correspondence (1966) requesting copies of "Shakespeare and the modern world" and "Myth, fiction and displacement".1966
635Correspondence (1967) requesting a copy of a talk at a E.C.P.D. Dinner.1967
635Correspondence (1968) requesting permission to reprint excerpts from Frye's book on Milton.1968
635Correspondence (1969) requesting a copy of the address given by Frye at the Quail Roost Seminar in December 1968, "The university and personal life: student anarchism and the educational contract".1969
635Correspondence (1970) requesting copies of "Mythology and revelation", "The university and personal life", and "The critical path".1970
635Correspondence (1971) requesting permission to reprint "Sign and significance";...1971

...and copies of an address, "Education and the rejection of reality", at York University;, an address, "The quality of life in the Seventies", to the University of Toronto Alumni; and an address given at OISE in November 1970.

 

635Correspondence (1972-1973) requesting copies of a convocation address, "Universities and the deluge of cant", given by Frye at the University of Waterloo;...1972-1973

...the summary of an argument relating to Frye's address at the CSSR Conference at McGill University, and an article "The critical path".

 

636Miscellaneous correspondence (1966, 1968-1985) requesting permission to print, reprint, excerpt and quote from Frye's work.1966, 1968-1985
637Correspondence (1966-1967, 1984) requesting permission to reprint "Ned Pratt - the personal legend".1966-1967, 1984
637Correspondence (1969, 1971) requesting permission to reprint "Old and new comedy".1969, 1971
637Correspondence (1971) requesting permission to reprint "The quality of life in the seventies". Includes copy of the essay.1971
637Correspondence (1971-1972, 1974, 1976, 1979) requesting permission to reprint "Communications" from The Listener.1971-1972, 1974, 1976, 1979
637Correspondence (1975, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985) requesting permission to reprint "Lexis and Melos".1975, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985
637Correspondence (1978-1979) requesting permission to reprint "Haliburton: mask and ego".1978-1979
637Correspondence (1979) requesting permission to reprint "Literary criticism".1979
637Correspondence (1981) requesting copies of "The bridge of language" and permission to print excerpts from the lecture.1981
637Correspondence (1981) requesting permission to reprint Frye's introduction to Design for Learning.1981

Includes copy of the introduction.

637Correspondence (1983) requesting permission to reprint "Literature as a critique of pure reason".1983
638Correspondence (1965) requesting permission to reprint "The typology of Paradise Regained".1965
638Correspondence (1965, 1980, 1981, 1983) requesting permission to duplicate "The argument of comedy".1965, 1980, 1981, 1983
638Correspondence (1974-1975, 1978) requesting permission to reprint "Blake's treatment of the archetype".1974-1975, 1978
638Correspondence (1976) requesting permission to reprint "The nature of satire".1976
638Correspondence (1980) requesting permission to reprint "The great Charlie".1980

Includes proposal by F. Galan for an anthology, Poetics of Cinema.

638Correspondence (1983) requesting permission to reprint "Content with the form".1983
638Correspondence (1984-1985) requesting permission to excerpt a passage from "Canadian and colonial painting".1984-1985
Box 64
Correspondence concerning copyright and requests to reprint (1961-1986)
641Correspondence (1965, 1969, 1973, 1976-1977, 1980-1982, 1984) requesting permission to reprint the conclusion to Literary History of Canada.1965, 1969, 1973, 1976-1977, 1980-1982, 1984

Includes copy of the conclusion.

641Correspondence (1976, 1978, 1981-1985) requesting permission to reprint from Divisions on a Ground.1976, 1978, 1981-1985
641Correspondence (1980-1984) requesting permission to reprint "Literature, history and language" in Horizon of Literature.1980-1984
641Correspondence (1985) requesting permission to reprint from The Myth of Deliverance.1985

Includes excerpt to be reprinted.

642Correspondence (1966, 1970-1972, 1978, 1986) requesting permission to reprint essays collected in The Stubborn Structure.1966, 1970-1972, 1978, 1986
642Correspondence (1970-1971, 1974, 1984) regarding reprinting of essays collected in Spiritus Mundi.1970-1971, 1974, 1984
642Correspondence (1972, 1980-1982, 1984) requesting permission to reprint essays from The Bush Garden.1972, 1980-1982, 1984
642Correspondence (1976-1977, 1984-1985) requesting permission to reprint from Fools of Time.1976-1977, 1984-1985
642Correspondence (1980, 1983-1985) requesting permission to reprint from The Modern Century.1980, 1983-1985
642Correspondence (1985) requesting permission to reprint from A Natural Perspective: The Development of Shakespearean Comedy and Romance.1985
643Correspondence (1970-1971, 1973-1977, 1979-1983, 1985) requesting permission to reprint from The Educated Imagination.1970-1971, 1973-1977, 1979-1983, 1985
643Correspondence (1985) requesting permission to reprint from The Return of Eden.1985
644Correspondence (1969, 1979, 1985) requesting permission to translate and reprint "Myth, fiction and displacement" from Fables of Identity.1969, 1979, 1985
644Correspondence (1969-1970) requesting permission to reprint "Criticism, visible and invisible".1969-1970
644Correspondence (1971, 1985-1986) requesting permission to reprint "The structure of imagery in The Fairie Queene".1971, 1985-1986
644Correspondence (1974) requesting permission to reprint an excerpt from "The imaginative and the imaginary". Includes a copy of the excerpt.1974
644Correspondence (1978, 1980-1985) requesting permission to reprint "The archetypes of literature".1978, 1980-1985

Includes printed copies of the article and agreements.

644Correspondence (1981-1983, 1986) requesting permission to reprint "Literature as context: Milton's Lycidas" and "The archetypes of literature" and to translate and reprint "Literature as context: Milton's Lycidas".1981-1983, 1986
644Correspondence (1984-1986) concerning copyright renewal and permission to reprint "Towards defining an age of sensibility".1984-1986
644Correspondence (1985) requesting permission to reprint excerpts from Fables of Identity.1985

Includes a copy of excerpts.

644Correspondence (1986) concerning copyright renewal of "Nature and Homer".1986
645Correspondence (1971, 1973-1978, 1981-1982) requesting permission to reprint excerpts from Anatomy of Criticism and Fearful Symmetry.1971, 1973-1978, 1981-1982

Includes copies of excerpts.

646Correspondence (1961, 1967, 1970-1973) requesting permission to reprint excerpts from Anatomy of Criticism.1961, 1967, 1970-1973
646Correspondence (1970, 1972, 1978-1979) requesting permission to reprint excerpts from Fearful Symmetry.1970, 1972, 1978-1979
Box 70
Requests for Reviews
701Review comments submitted for: E.J. Pratt by D.G. Pitt (1984); Reader's Digest Condensed version of the Bible, edited by Bruce Metzger (1982); The Metaphorical Plot [proposed title] by Pat Parker (1982).1976-1985
702Review comments submitted for: The Medium is the Rear View Mirror by D. Theall (1970); The Strafed Artery by Abbott J. Anderson (1970).1960-1975
Box 82
821Correspondence with Harcourt Brace Jovanovich / Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.1962-1969

   

1991
Box 20
209Letter from McGraw-Hill re forward to The Prospect of Change 1965

   

204Requests for offprints of addresses, commissionings, benedictions and sermons.1986-1990
205Anansi-Stoddart.1987-1989

Includes share repurchase agreement.

 

205Athenaeum1987

Includes Dolzani's assessment of Robert Maclean's Foreign Matter.

205CBC1990
205Doubleday1987
205Fitzhenry & Whiteside1983-1990

Includes a copy of a contractual agreement between Frye and Robert Sandler for Northrop Frye on Shakespeare (1983) and between Frye and F & W for Northrop Frye on Education (1987).

205University of Calgary Press1990
205University of Chicago Press1989
205Wm. B. Eerdmans, Jr.1990
206Alfred A. Knopf1987
206Gage1990
206Harper & Row1987-1989
206Harvard University Press1990
206Holt Rinehart & Winston 1987-1989

Includes copy of an agreement between Frye and HRW for the publication of John Milton (1948).

206Lester & Orpen Denys1989
206McClelland & Stewart 1988-1990
206Methuen1986-1987
206Oxford University Press1990
206Penguin Books1989

Includes memorandum of agreement between Frye and Penguin books to release a paperback edition of Anatomy of Criticism.

206Princeton University Press1987-1990

Contains two copyright royalty statements 1988-1989, 1991-1992.

206Routledge1988-1990
206United Church Publishing House1990
206University of Georgia Press1990
206University of Toronto Press1988-1990
206Yale University Press1986-1988

Includes reviewing and promotional materials for Northrop Frye on Shakespeare.

207Harcourt Brace Jovanovich1986-1990

Includes an agreement between Frye and HBJ for two works: one on the Bible and literature and an untitled collateral study; and a catalogue of HBJ paperbacks, Fall 1990.

208Princeton University Press1945-1949

Correspondence concerns the publishing of Fearful Symmetry and includes clippings of reviews.

Permissions and Contracts
201Permissions to publish from: Fearful Symmetry, Anatomy of Criticism, Fables of Identity, The Educated Imagination.1947-1963
202Permissions to publish from: The Return of Eden, The Modern Century, Fools of Time, A Study of English Romanticism, The Bush Garden, conclusion to Literary History of Canada, Divisions on a Ground, The Great Code, Northrop Frye on Shakespeare.1965-1986
203Miscellaneous requests for permission to publish excerpts from essays and articles.1986-1990
Box 21
211–3Correspondence concerning requests and negotiations for articles by various commercial and university publishing houses in Canada, the U.S. and the United Kingdom1986-1991

Also includes the texts of some contributions; a solicited review of Paul de Man's The Rhetoric of Romanticism by the Times Literary Supplement; and proposal by Harvester Press Ltd. for an anthology of Frye's essays and list of possible essays to be included.

214–5Correspondence concerning requests for essays and articles from journals and publishing houses declined by Frye.1986-1990

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