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Collected Essays : Collected Essays v. 1 - Q. D. Leavis

Collected Essays

Collected Essays v. 1

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Published: 9th January 1984
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Queenie Dorothy Leavis was one of the best critics of the novel. Her primary interest was in the English novel in its greatest period the nineteenth-century, but she had wide interests and wrote on the American novel as well; and her anthropological view of literature caused her to ask how the novel rose and why it flourished and that occasioned her to look at European literatures. Her published essays appeared as articles or reviews of remarkable trenchancy in Scrutiny, or as lectures or introductions to editions of classic novels. They have been much read but she never collected them in her lifetime. They are here reprinted in three volumes. The whole is prefaced by her own "A Glance Backward, 1965" concerning her life and work and there is an introduction by the editor, Professor G. Singh.

List of plates
Sources and Acknowledgements
Editor's Introduction
A glance backward, 1965
Jane Austen: novelist of a changing society
A critical theory of Jane Austen's writings
Sense and Sensiblity
Mansfield Park
Jane Eyre
Villette
A fresh approach to Wuthering Heights
Silas Marner
The Englishness of the English novel
Appendix
Notes
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ISBN: 9780521276771
ISBN-10: 0521276772
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Multi-Copy Pack
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: 9th January 1984
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.46