Scrutiny: A Quarterly Review vol. 5 1936-37 by F. R. LeavisScrutiny: A Quarterly Review vol. 5 1936-37 by F. R. Leavis

Scrutiny: A Quarterly Review vol. 5 1936-37

EditorF. R. Leavis

Paperback | July 10, 2008

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Scrutiny was first issued quarterly from Cambridge between 1932 and 1953, the principal editor throughout being Dr Leavis. It is now recognized as a formative influence on English intellectual and cultural life worthy to rank with the great reviews of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This 2008 reissue is of the 1963 combined set, including a final volume containing an important Retrospect by Dr Leavis and a substantial analytical index. Scrutiny offers an almost complete critical history of English literature from Chaucer to the mid-twentieth century. Medieval literature, Shakespeare, the seventeenth-century poets, Pope, Dryden, Johnson, the great romantics, the Victorians, and nearly all the important modern writers are seriously examined. Many of the articles have become classics, and resulted in revisions of previously accepted views. An important feature of Scrutiny, still of great interest, is the book review section, where many of the important books of the time, and some of the pretentious ones too, were reviewed as they appeared.
Title:Scrutiny: A Quarterly Review vol. 5 1936-37Format:PaperbackDimensions:468 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.02 inPublished:July 10, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521067731

ISBN - 13:9780521067737


Table of Contents

Volume 5 No. 1 June 1936: The Robber Barons; English Poetry in the Eighteenth Century; Psychology and Criticism; Psychology and Criticism: A Comment; Shakespeare and Profit Inflations; A Note on Hopkins and Duns Scotus; Comments and Reviews; Recent Pacifist Literature; The Revolutionary Simpleton, The Fate of the Middle Classes; Mr. Eliot and Education, Essays Ancient and Modern; Ontogenetical Criticism, In Defence of Shelley; English Novelists and Higher Reviewers, The English Novelists; Mr. E. M. Forster, Abinger Harvest; Shakespeare as a Force of Nature, Shakespeare; Criticism of Life, Strange Glory; The Higher Education of Women; Indian Progressive Writers, When One Is In It; The Faber Book of Modern Verse and The Progress of Poetry; The Burning Cactus; An English Technique; Volume 5 No. 2 September 1936: Oxford Letter; Jules Laforgue; Tight-Ropes to Parnassus; A Note on Contemporary Music; 'Antony and Cleopatra' and 'All For Love'; A Critical Exercise; Comments and Reviews; Editorial Note; T. S. Eliot, 1925-1935, Collected Poems; Twentieth Century Bunyans; Mr Aldous Huxley; Dustier and Dustier; novels; Lagerkvist, Guest of Reality; The Contemporary Situation in Scotland; American Miscellany; Omnibus Criticism; Logical Negativism, Language, Truth and Logic; Rural Civilisation, The Open Air; Missionary Survey, The New Survey of London Life and Labour, Vol. IX; Farming Near Skye, Highland Homespun; Educational Experiment, Sane Schooling; Volume 5 No. 3 December 1936: French Intellectuals and the Political Crisis; The Swallow's Egg: Notes on Contemporary Art; Yeats, Synge, Ibsen and Strindberg; Bernard Van Dieren: Musical Intelligence and 'The New Language,'; Revaluations (X): Piers Plowman; Correspondence; Comments and Reviews; Mr. Dos Passos Ends His Trilogy, The Big Money, Death of a Man and Summer Will Show; Entertainment Literature, Antigua, Penny, Puce; Music and Education, Music, the Child and the Masterpiece; Marxism and the Modern Mood; New Writing; Henry Adams, Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres; Mr. Auden's Talent, Look! Stranger and The Ascent of F.6; The Principles of Shakespearian Production; Yeats and the Irish Movement, Dramatis Personae; Reading the Spirit; The Reading and Writing of English; Propaganda and the News; Psycho-analysis and Social Psychology; Fine Writing, Reperusals and Re-collections; Additions to 'Everyman'; Revaluation: Tradition and Development in English Poetry; Volume 5. No. 4 March 1937: The Winter's Tale; Christopher Dawson; Literary Criticism and Philosophy; Delius and Peter Warlock; Henry James; Comments and Reviews; Class-War Criticism, The Novel To-day; Salavin and Studs Lonigan; Mallarme, Some Poems of Mallarme; Anti-Academic Excursion, The Muse in Chains; The Real Preservation of Rural England, By-Road; The Neutral Style, Selected Poems by Robert Frost; The Language Problem in India; Yeats and the English Tradition, The Oxford Book of Modern Verse; A Silent Censorship?; Aeschylus and the Modern Idiom, Macneice's Agamemnon; The Notebooks and Papers of G. M. Hopkins; Travels in Two Democracies; The Olive Tree; The English Press, Newspapers and News; U.D.C. Pamphlets.