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The Leavises : recollections and impressions

Author: Denys Thompson
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of reminiscences by people who knew the Leavises throughout their careers and later life.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: F R Leavis; Q D Leavis; Queenie Dorothy Leavis; F R Leavis; Q D Leavis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denys Thompson
ISBN: 0521254949 9780521254946
OCLC Number: 10324940
Description: vii, 207 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction Denys Thompson; 2. Queenie at Girton Gwendolen Freeman; 3. 6, Chesterton Hall Crescent, and the early years Mary Pitter; 4. 'Nor shall my sword': the Leavises' mythology M. C. Bradbrook; 5. Teacher and friend Denys Thompson; 6. Charisma? Raymond O'Malley; 7. F. R. Leavis: a memoir Sebastian Moore; 8. Scrutiny and F. R. L.: a personal memoir L. C. Knights; 9. On being F. R. Leavis's publisher Ian Parsons; 10. The long pursuit Michael Black; 11. Round and about the Pelican Guide to English Literature Boris Ford; 12. Seeing a man running Raymond Williams; 13. Taking tea with Mrs Leavis Nora Crook; 14. Some recollections of the Leavises Michael Tanner; 15. F. R. Leavis and the schools Frank Whitehead; 16. F. R. Leavis and the sources of hope David Holbrook; 17. Leavis: an appreciation John Harvey; Note: Leavis at school; 18. No compromise D. W. Harding; Contributors; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Denys Thompson.
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