[ilds] F. R. Leavis

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Thu Jul 19 13:12:01 PDT 2007

Thanks, Charles, the "do dirt" quotation I do find on p. 26 (NYU ed., 1973, presumably rpt. of Chatto & Windus), but not "not one of us."  I assume that lies elsewhere, since it sounds just like Leavis adapting Conrad to suit his purposes.


-----Original Message-----
>From: slighcl <slighcl at wfu.edu>
>Sent: Jul 19, 2007 12:11 PM
>To: Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>, ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] F. R. Leavis
>On 7/19/2007 2:25 PM, Bruce Redwine wrote:
>> "Not one of us" and "Miller, Durrell, and Nin do dirt on life."  What are the sources of these Leavite quotations, which I may have quoted inaccurately?
>Here you are, Bruce:/
>        /The Great Tradition: George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad/
>        (London: Chatto & Windus, 1948) 26.
>Out of conscientiousness, I will say that Stefan Herbrechter goes over 
>this ground about Durrell and the canon in some detail in his book 
>/Lawrence Durrell, Postmodernism and the Ethics of Alterity/ (1999).   I 
>disagreed with Herbrechter's main direction of method and argument in 
>/Deus Loci/ (NS 7).

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