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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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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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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: F R Leavis; Q D Leavis; Queenie Dorothy Leavis; F R Leavis; Q D 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 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Denys Thompson --
Queenie at Girton / Gwendolen Freeman --
6, Chesterton Hall Crescent, and the early years / Mary Pitter --
'Nor shall my sword' : the Leavises' mythology / M.C. Bradbrook --
Teacher and friend / Denys Thompson --
Charisma? / Raymond O'Malley --
F.R. Leavis : a memoir / Sebastian Moore --
Scrutiny and F.R.L.: a personal memoir / L.C. Knights --
On being F.R. / Leavis's publisher Ian Parsons --
The long pursuit / Michael Black --
Round and about the Pelican Guide to English Literature / Boris Ford --
Seeing a man running / Raymond Williams --
Taking tea with Mrs Leavis / Nora Crook --
Some recollections of the Leavises / Michael Tanner --
F.R. Leavis and the schools / Frank Whitehead --
F.R. Leavis and the sources of hope / David Holbrook --
Leavis : an appreciation / John Harvey --
Note: Leavis at school --
No compromise / D.W. Harding.
Responsibility: edited by Denys Thompson.
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