MacKillop, Ian. F.R. Leavis: A Life in Criticism. Allen Lane, 1995.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Friends, Associates||Ann Bridge|
|Instructor||Q. D. Leavis|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Sexton|
|Intertextuality and Influence||William Empson||
His preface to the first edition acknowledges the influence of I. A. Richards —with whom, however, he also says he disagrees in principle. Richards had been his undergraduate supervisor, and tradition (only slightly exaggerated, says...