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Fundos UL17 - Pluralism, Compassion and Social Hope by F. R. Leavis

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Pluralism, Compassion and Social Hope by F. R. Leavis


  • 1970 (Produção)

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0.01 cubic metres

1 box

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

História biográfica

Frank Raymond Leavis was born in Cambridge in 1895. He read History and English at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and subsequently became a lecturer in the English Faculty there. He moved to Downing College, Cambridge , in 1931 and was elected Fellow in 1936. In 1965 he joined the University of York as a visiting Professor of English.

An influential literary critic, his publications included 'New Bearings in English Poetry' in 1932,'The Great Tradition' in 1948, and 'Nor Shall My Sword: Discourses on Pluralism, Compassion and Social Hope' in 1972.

He died in 1978.

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This archive forms part of the University Library Manuscripts collection.

Fonte imediata de aquisição ou transferência

The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute after 1970.

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Manuscript text of lecture 'Pluralism, Compassion and Social Hope' given by F. R. Leavis at York, 1970. Written in Leavis' hand and signed by the author, on the reverse of photocopied pages from an unidentified edition of Jane Eyre, 36 numbered leaves.

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Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including the Data Protection Act 1998.

24 hours’ notice is required to access photographic material.

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A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

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  • inglês

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A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.

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Letters from Leavis and teaching materials used at the University of York, c.1939-1976, are held by Cambridge University: Downing College Library and Archives (Reference: DCPP/LEA15/1-36).

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ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created 28.04.17

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