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SOURCE: "Myth as Information," in The Hudson Review, Vol. VII, No. 2, Summer, 1954, pp. 228-35.

In the following essay, Frye discusses the implications of Cassirer's use of the word "myth "for the study of logic and of literature.

The first volume of the English translation of Ernst Cassirer's Philosophy of Symbolic Forms has just appeared. As the German edition of this volume was published in 1923, the translation is very belated, and by now will chiefly interest students of philosophy who are not sufficiently concerned with Cassirer or acquainted with German to have consulted the original. This is a restricted range of usefulness, not enlarged by the fact that the real contemporary importance of Cassirer's thought is displayed not in this book but in the later Essay on Man, written in English and now available...

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