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F.R. Leavis by Richard Storer

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Leavis, F. R. -- 1895-1978,
  • English literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Criticism -- England -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Richard Storer.
SeriesRoutledge critical thinkers
LC ClassificationsPR55.L43 S76 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23054341M
ISBN 109780415364164, 9780415364171
LC Control Number2009002261

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F.R. Leavis, English literary critic who championed seriousness and moral depth in literature and criticized what he considered the amateur belletrism of his time. Leavis attended Cambridge University and then served throughout World War I as an ambulance bearer on the Western Front. He lectured at. F.R. Leavis was born in in Cambridge, where he would live and teach for most of the rest of his life. He volunteered as a stretcher-bearer in the First World War, and was badly gassed on the Western Front. F. R. Leavis was undeniably one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century. His work on literature exerted a profound and lasting influence on the teaching of English throughout the world. The story of his life, as recounted by Ian MacKillop, who was one of Leavis's students, is therefore a chronicle of the development of the study of modern literature. f r leavis and charles dickens Download f r leavis and charles dickens or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get f r leavis and charles dickens book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.