The Great Tradition: George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad

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Chatto and Windus, 1948 - English fiction - 266 pages
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Review: The Great Tradition: George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad (Pelican)

User Review  - Richard Epstein - Goodreads

The Leavises, esp. FR, were always fun to read and to rail at, and they were capable of wonderful analyses; but they were idiots nonetheless. These are the people who thought Hard Times was Dickens's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

Necessary to read if you want to understand the history of literary criticism in English from Johnson to Michel Foucault. Still, Leavis' canonizing impulses make one suspect his local insights--yet he does have local insights, and a point of view worthy of consideration. Read full review

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H GEORGE ELIOT
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