10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEAVIS»
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In The Great Tradition, published in 1948, F. R. Leavis seemed to rate the work of Charles Dickens - with the exception of Hard Times - as lacking the seriousness and formal control of the true masters of English fiction.
: A Life in Criticism
MacKillop paints an unforgettable picture of English village life as he chronicles this world of high tea, cloistered walks and bitter rivalries in great detail.
The title of the book comes from a passage in Eliot's 'The Function of Criticism', in which the poet argues that the critic must engage in 'the common pursuit of true judgment'.
First published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Collected Essays: Volume 1. The Englishness of the English Novel
Queenie Dorothy Leavis was one of the best critics of the novel.
Q. D. Leavis, G. Singh, 1983
: Culture and Literary Criticism
For too long F. R. Leavis has been reviled by the critical establishment. Gary Day explains why this has been the case and why it is time to meet the challenge of his work.
The Literary Criticism of F. R. Leavis
A comprehensive analysis and assessment of the many strands of Leavis's work, emphasising the basic unity of his ideas.
: a literary biography
F.R. Leavis (1895-1978), English literary critic, educationalist and thinker, possessed one of the most formidable, incisive and challenging minds of his age.
Valuation in Criticism and Other Essays
This volume is almost certain to be the last collection of F. R. Leavis's essays to include previously unpublished material.
F. R. Leavis, G. Singh, 1986
The Great Tradition: George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad
' So begins F. R. Leavis's most controversial book, The Great Tradition, an uncompromising critical-polemical survey of English fiction, first published in 1948.
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Non-fiction reviews of Jeff Apter, Graham Seal, Ali Mc and Antonia …
A grumpy John Fowles bemoans the lack of reading in young people, A.S. Byatt confesses to being in conflict with the legacy of F.R. Leavis ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
Killeen police: 2 forced minor to have sex for money
Stanley Leavis Lovett on a charge of evading arrest with a prior conviction. Jamichael Deshawn Banks on a charge of criminal mischief over ... «The Killeen Daily Herald, Jun 15»
Suspect in April shooting in Dinwiddie arrested
A county arrest report stated Timothy Leavis Cole Jr., 21, of the 7300 block of Bull Hill Road in Prince George was arrested in the city of ... «Progress Index, Jun 15»
James Wood's The Nearest Thing to Life: A critic of the critic
Dr Leavis talked in his embattled, lucid, unlovely criticism about "felt life", but he had none of James Wood's rhetorical complacency. George ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 15»
Patricia A. Leavis, 76, of Hudson
She leaves behind her loving husband of 53 years, John P. Leavis. ... Andrew Siniawski, and Olivia Leavis; and many cousins, nieces and ... «Community Advocate, Jun 15»
Denis Donoghue: Why WB Yeats matters
Leavis began by asserting that although Yeats was obviously a major figure, it was difficult to point to a single poem in which his genius was ... «Irish Times, Jun 15»
Boom time for the Bloomsbury group
Carey's polemic was angrily challenged but proved the durability of the stance adopted by FR and QD Leavis: FR attacked the coterie's ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
JS Harry was one of Australian poetry's great transgressors. Source …
... published work, PublicPrivate (2014), contains beautiful and touching lyrics and an elegy for her late partner and fellow poet Kerry Leavis. «The Australian, Jun 15»
JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis, and 'The Fellowship' of fantasy writers
... countless heated arguments on Catholicism versus Anglicanism or the critical head-butting with F.R. Leavis. Their scholarly machismo made ... «Los Angeles Times, May 15»
Graphs and Legends
In the same year, Leavis published The Great Tradition, a study of canonical British novels, in which he argued that the role of a critic was to ... «The Nation., May 15»