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F. R. Leavis

(1895—1978) literary critic

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Leavis, F. R.

Leavis, F. R.   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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2006
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Literature
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The literary critic F. R. Leavis (1895–1978) is difficult to describe and assess fairly. He wrote a number ...

Leavis, F. R.

Leavis, F. R. (1895–1978)   Reference library

Paul Schlicke

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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2011
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Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
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In The Great Tradition: George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad (1948), Leavis dismissed Dickens as ‘a great entertainer’, ...

Leavis, F. R.

Leavis, F. R.   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005

(1895–1978), ...

British literary critic, born in Cambridge, where he was educated at Emmanuel College, gaining his doctorate in ...

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