[ilds] F. R. Leavis

Richard Pine richardpin at eircom.net
Fri Jul 20 01:26:21 PDT 2007

Correct Bruce - as far as I recall, it was quoted/attributed, maybe by 
Dasenbrock in relation to Ray Morrison - if I werent in limbo right now I 
could giv eyou the exact citation - would some good soul look up the index 
in my book and post the answer? Thanks RP
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Redwine" <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>
To: "slighcl" <slighcl at wfu.edu>; "Durrell list" <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2007 9:12 PM
Subject: Re: [ilds] F. R. Leavis

> 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.
> Bruce
> -----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).
> _______________________________________________
> ILDS mailing list
> ILDS at lists.uvic.ca
> https://lists.uvic.ca/mailman/listinfo/ilds

More information about the ILDS mailing list