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F.R. Leavis was the most influential literary critic of the English-speaking world in the mid-20th century, and Revaluation, first published in 1936, is the book that made his name. In the years since, especially with the rise of postmodernism, his style and assumptions have become so unfashionable that to encounter them again is positively exhilarating. Think of Leavis as ...more
Hardcover, 275 pages
Published October 2nd 1975 by Greenwood Press (first published 1936)
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Frank Raymond "F. R." Leavis, CH (14 July 1895 – 14 April 1978) was an influential British literary critic of the early-to-mid-twentieth century. He taught for much of his career at Downing College, Cambridge but often latterly at the University of York.
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