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The Leavises : recoll. and impressions

Author: Denys Thompson
Publisher: Cambridge u.a. : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

F. R. Leavis died in 1978 and his wife Q. D. Leavis in 1981, and with their deaths ended one of the most productive and influential literary partnerships in the language. This volume is a collection  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Denys Thompson
ISBN: 0521254949 9780521254946
OCLC Number: 633145259
Description: VII, 207 Seiten : Illustrationen
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: ed. by Denys Thompson.


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