F.R. Leavis was the most influential literary critic of the English-speaking world in the midth century, and Revaluation, first published in , is the book that. It is true that many people besides Leavis himself wrote for Scrutiny and that a few of the Scrutiny regulars—D.W. Harding, L.C. Knights, Marius Bewley, and Q.D. I must confess that at one time I had great dislike of Leavis which I expressed in my ironically titled ‘F. R. Leavis: A Revaluation’ (Essays in Criticism,). I.

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Leavis’s Revaluation of T. Lysergius rated it it was ok Aug 25, Eliot and Ezra Pound’s poetry, and also the reading of Gerard Manley Hopkinswere considerably enhanced by Leavis’s proclamation of their greatness. Text is clear throughout. Primrose Hill Books Published: Hodder and Stoughton, vol.

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Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. In good all round condition. Simon added it Jul 15, Andrew rated it liked it Dec 13, Many of his finest analyses of poems were reprinted in the late work, The Living Principle. Lawrence and Ezra Poundliterary figures whose reputations he would later contribute to enhancing.



DJ heavily tanned and chipped with some minor loss to corners. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Peter added it Mar 09, University of Toronto Quarterly. Norton Library Paperback Very good paperback.

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Karl Hickey rated it it was ok Jan 08, Spine ends and leading corners are worn, bumped and a little frayed. In fact, Leavis has perhaps done more than any other critic to establish Eliot as the major modern poet.

This book has soft covers. The World of Rare Books Published: His wife, Queenie D. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

Slight browning to dust wrapper which has some significant chips and tears. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

In he resigned his fellowship at Downing; however, he leaviis up visiting professorships at the University of Bristolthe University of Wales and the University of York. I so strongly disagreed with Dr Leavis during the last days of Scrutinyand objected to his attacks and innuendoes about people I knew and respected.


F. R. Leavis: a revaluation

leavix Ex-Library with usual markings. Despite graduating with first-class honoursLeavis was not seen as a strong candidate for a research fellowship and instead embarked on a PhD, then an unusual career move for an aspiring academic. Spine is worn and rubbed.

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Very Good in Good dust jacket. Leavis appeared to possess a very clear idea of literary criticism and he was well known for his decisive and often provocative, and idiosyncratic, judgements.