Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Volume 2 of A Selection from Scrutiny opens with Mrs Leavis's much quoted studies, which together form 'A Critical Theory of Jane Austen's Writings'. There follows a section of reviews of novelists (Dorothy Richardson, Gissing, Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, Henry James), and Mrs Leavis's study of Edith Wharton. Then there are three of James Smith's essays: the celebrated 'Preliminary Survey' of Wordsworth; the equally celebrated 'On Metaphysical Poetry' and the study of As You Like It. A section on 'The English Tradition' reprints studies of Jefferies, Beatrice Webb, Sturt and Piers Plowman.

Buy A Selection from Scrutiny: Volume 2 book by F. R. Leavis from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521095099
ISBN-10: 0521095093
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 332
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1968
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Selection from Scrutiny: Volume 2 book by F. R. Leavis and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Author F. R. Leavis

Two Cultures? by F. R. Leavis

The Two Cultures?

Paperback, August 2013
$29.66