Leavis, F.R.

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Leavis, F.R. ( Frank Raymond) (1895–1978) English literary critic. His works of criticism include The Great Tradition (1948), The Common Pursuit (1952), and D.H. Lawrence, Novelist (1955). His views on society and education are expounded in Mass Civilization and Minority Culture (1933) and Education and the University (1943).