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Leavis, Frank Raymond, 1895-1978 (literary critic)

 Person

Biography

Frank Raymond Leavis (1895-1978), Fellow of Downing 1936-62, Reader in English 1959-62; editor of 'Scrutiny, a quarterly review', 1932-53

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9857 Boxes 11-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Correspondence between Holbrook (three letters, print-out copies) and Chris Joyce (four letters, one of them in two versions), 27 Aug. 2008-17 Nov. 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/7/1/137
Scope and Contents

Chris Joyce, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, University of Surrey. With an advance notice of 'Revaluing Leavis: a Conference at Downing College, Cambridge, Monday 28th - Tuesday 29th September 2009'.

Dates: 27 Aug. 2008-17 Nov. 2008
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.
 Other level

Episodes: Leavis on critical theory, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9843/7/2/5/1
Scope and Contents In 'Episodes' Baxandall makes reference to the English literary critic, F. R. Leavis, by whom he was taught when he was a student at Cambridge University (1951-1954). In the absence of Leavis describing his own methods for literary criticism, Baxandall recalls creating a document of his own titled 'Leavis on critical theory' which he describes in 'Episodes' as a "reduction of some of the going terms into a brief glossary, four closely typed pages, an illegitimate document I showed no one"....
Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library. Some items of personal correspondence have been closed.
 File

F. R. Leavis, 1948-1978

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/7/4
Scope and Contents

Letters and testimonials from F. R. Leavis, with some replies from Holbrook. Mostly photocopies or carbon copies. With related items including a testimonial from William L. Cuttle.

Dates: 1948-1978
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.
 File

F. R. Leavis, 16 Nov. 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9843/1/15
Scope and Contents

Manuscript testimonial from F. R. Leavis describing Michael Baxandall's qualities and recommending him for a "responsible teaching post". Baxandall was taught by F. R. Leavis when he was a student at Cambridge University (1951-1954)

Dates: 16 Nov. 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library. Some items of personal correspondence have been closed.
 File

Four letters from F. R. Leavis to the Editors of the Cambridge Review; Cambridge, 21 Oct. 1964-3 Nov. 1964 (one letter misdated 3 Oct. 1964)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9846/117-121
Scope and Contents

With an envelope, and with a rejoinder to one of the letters by John Holloway.

Dates: 21 Oct. 1964-3 Nov. 1964 (one letter misdated 3 Oct. 1964)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series — Box: MS Add.8856: Box 1

F.R. Leavis to Grattan Freyer: Letters, 4 Nov. 1938-29 Oct. 1944 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/73-83
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 4 Nov. 1938-29 Oct. 1944 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Papers relating to the 'Cambridge Quarterly' F. R. Leavis special issue

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9633
Scope and Contents The 'Cambridge Quarterly' was founded in 1965 (first issue: Winter 1965-6) with R. D. Gooder, H. A. Mason, J. M. Newton, W. W. Robson, Morris Shapira and G. R. Strickland as editors. Originally published by the editors, publication was for a period taken over by Oxford University Press. It has the ISSN 0008-199X. Volume 25 number 4 (December 1996) was titled on the front cover 'F. R. Leavis Special Issue: Reminiscences and Revaluations'. The editors were D. C. Gervais, R. D. Gooder, A. P....
Dates: 1995-1996
Conditions Governing Access: Includes restricted material.
 Sub-Series

'T. S. Eliot and Creativity: Four Quartets Defended against the Strictures of F. R. Leavis', 1989-2000 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/6/8
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Monographs, single essays, and collections of essays on literary, political and related subjects.

Dates: 1989-2000 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.
 Sub-Series

'The Literary Critic and Philosophy: English Beyond Leavis', 1989-1993 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/6/7
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Monographs, single essays, and collections of essays on literary, political and related subjects.

Dates: 1989-1993 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.

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