Author:Frank Raymond Leavis

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Frank Raymond Leavis
(1895–1978)
An influential British literary critic of the early-to-mid-twentieth century.

Works[edit]

Journals[edit]

Books[edit]

The books listed below include most of Leavis's articles, reviews, introductions and criticism (Source: adapted from Singh,1995)

  • Mass Civilization and Minority Culture, Minority Pamphlet No. 1, Gordon Fraser, The Minority Press: Cambridge, 1930.
  • New Bearings in English Poetry: A Study of the Contemporary Situation, Chatto & Windus: London, 1932.
  • How to Teach Reading: A Primer for Ezra Pound, Gordon Fraser, The Minority Press: Cambridge, 1932.
  • D. H. Lawrence, Gordon Fraser, The Minority Press: Cambridge, 1932. For Continuity, Gordon Fraser, The Minority Press: Cambridge, 1933.
  • Towards Standards of Criticism, selections from The Calendar of Modern Letters, with an Introduction by F. R. Leavis, Lawrence & Wishart: London, 1933.
  • Culture and Environment: The Training of Critical Awareness (with Denys Thompson), Chatto & Windus: London; Oxford University Press: Toronto, 1933.
  • Determinations: Critical Essays, edited with an Introduction by F. R. Leavis, Chatto & Windus: London, 1934.
  • Revaluation: Tradition and Development in English Poetry, Chatto & Windus: London; Macmillan: Toronto, 1936.
  • Education and the University: A Sketch for an English School, Chatto & Windus: London; Macmillan: Toronto, 1943.
  • The Great Tradition: George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad, Chatto & Windus: London; Clarke Irwin: Toronto, 1948.
  • Mill on Bentham and Coleridge, with an Introduction by F. R. Leavis (pp. 1-38), Chatto & Windus: London, 1950.
  • The Common Pursuit, Chatto & Windus: London; Clarke, Irwin: Toronto, 1952.
  • D. H. Lawrence: Novelist, Chatto & Windus: London; Clarke, Irwin: Toronto, 1955.
  • Two Cultures? The Significance of C. P. Snow, Being the Richmond Lecture, 1962, with an Essay on Sir Charles Snow's Rede Lecture by Michael Yudkin, Chatto & Windus: London; Clarke, Irwin: Toronto, 1962.
  • Scrutiny: A Reprint, 20 volumes, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1963.
  • Anna Karenina and Other Essays, Chatto & Windus: London, 1967.
  • A Selection from Scrutiny, 2 volumes, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1968.
  • English Literature in Our Time and the University, Chatto & Windus: London, 1969.
  • Lectures in America (with Q. D. Leavis), Chatto & Windus: London, 1969.
  • Dickens the Novelist (with Q. D. Leavis), Chatto & Windus: London, 1970.
  • Nor Shall My Sword: Discourses on Pluralism, Compassion and Social Hope, Chatto & Windus: London, 1972.
  • Letters in Criticism, edited with an Introduction by John Tasker, Chatto & Windus: London, 1974.
  • The Living Principle: 'English' as a Discipline of Thought, Chatto & Windus: London, 1975.
  • Towards Standards of Criticism: Selections from The Calendar of Modern Letters, chosen and with a new Introduction by F. R. Leavis, Lawrence & Wishart: London,1976.
  • Thought, Words and Creativity: Art and Thought in Lawrence, Chatto & Windus:London, 1976.
  • The Critic as Anti-Philosopher, edited by G. Singh, Chatto & Windus: London, 1982.
  • Valuation in Criticism and Other Essays, edited by G. Singh, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1986.

About Leavis[edit]

  • Michael Bell, F. R. Leavis (1988)
  • R. P. Bilan, The Literary Criticism of F. R. Leavis (1979)
  • Gary Day, Re-Reading Leavis: Culture and Literary Criticism (1996)
  • Edward Greenwood, F. R. Leavis, Longman Group: London, (1978)
  • Ronald Hayman, Leavis (1976)
  • M. B. Kinch, William Baker, and John Kimber, F. R. and Q. D. Leavis: An Annotated Bibliography (1989)
  • Ian MacKillop F. R. Leavis: A Life in Criticism (1995)
  • Francis Mulhern, The Moment of "Scrutiny" (1979)
  • New Universities Quarterly 30 (1975, special issue on Leavis)
  • Norman Podhoretz, "F. R. Leavis: A Revaluation," in The Bloody Crossroads (1986)
  • P. J. M. Robertson, The Leavises on Fiction: An Historic Partnership (1981)
  • Anne Samson, F. R. Leavis (1992)
  • G. Singh, F. R. Leavis: A Literary Biography, London, Duckworth, 1995
  • Richard Stotesbury, M. B. Mencher, G. L. Gibbs and Brian Lee, Leavis, Dr MacKillop and "The Cambridge Quarterly" (1998)
  • The Cambridge Quarterly, (F. R. Leavis Special Issue), Vol.25, No.4, 1996.
  • Denys Thompson (ed)., The Leavises: Memories and Reminiscences (1986)
  • William Walsh, F. R. Leavis (1980)
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