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Leavis

F(rank) R(aymond). 1895--1978, English literary critic. He edited Scrutiny (1932--53) and his books include The Great Tradition (1948) and The Common Pursuit (1952)
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Leavis revisits this dispute in The Great Tradition, preferring Fielding over Richardson for the possibilities he opens up with his work.
affirmative perspectives of Leavis and his co-religionists.
As scholars, Lewis and Tolkien defended an open-minded approach toward learning that stressed a holistic and humane attitude as opposed to the "scientific" and activist approaches that arose with the work of Richards and Leavis.
The problem with Leavis as well as with Paik lies in their confusion of the former with the latter; they justify their argument by referring to something external, saying "This is so, isn't it?
In his sincere efforts for reviving the humanistic tradition Seaton remembers Kermode, Abrams, Leavis, Trilling, Chicago Critics and others along that line.
Leavis diciendonos que la "vida no es lo bastante larga como para permitir que uno le dedique mucho tiempo a Fielding"--cuando solo nos ofrecen veredictos, de tal manera que podemos despreocuparnos por confirmar si son correctos o equivocados.
In his concluding chapter, "Milton in the Twentieth Century," Shears suggests that most prominent twentieth- and twenty-first-century readings of Paradise Lost continue the "interpretive decisions and commitments" of Romantic readings (181), citing Tillyard, Leavis, Waldock, J.
F R Leavis, the great literary critic, once described the Sitwell siblings as belonging more to the history of publicity than of poetry, and the same might be said of Spender.
British actress Jane Leavis, of Frasier fame, on Sharon Osbourne's botox.
Part IV, "On Joyce," is complex in just two essays, "A Plain Approach to Ulysses," and "Joyce, Leavis, and the Revolution of the Word" that references then-Cambridge scholar Colin McCabe's book Revolution of the Word (1978) that in turn refers to Eugene Jolas's Paris publication transition from which McCabe took his title.