F. R. Leavis

F. R. Leavis

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Biography: Frank Raymond F. R. Leavis CH was an influential British literary critic of the early-to-mid-twentieth century. He taught for nearly his entire career at Downing College, Cambridge.

Source/Notes: Revaluation: Tradition and Development in English Poetry (1936; repr. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1964)
Source/Notes: Nor Shall My Sword: Discourses on Pluralism, Compassion and Social Hope (London: Chatto & Windus, 1972) p. 42.
Source/Notes: Nor Shall My Sword: Discourses on Pluralism, Compassion and Social Hope (London: Chatto & Windus, 1972) p. 43