[ilds] F. R. Leavis

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Fri Jul 20 07:22:30 PDT 2007


Things get complicated.  But I'll go with my gut again (sorry, Marc) and say the remark originated with Dr. Leavis.  I've talked to Ray Morrison, and this does not sound like him speaking.

Bruce

-----Original Message-----
>From: Michael Haag <michaelhaag at btinternet.com>
>Sent: Jul 20, 2007 7:10 AM
>To: Richard Pine <richardpin at eircom.net>, ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] F. R. Leavis
>
>I too have looked in Richard's Lawrence Durrell: The Mindscape and find 
>on page 28 Richard saying that Durrell 'not only escaped inclusion in 
>"the Great Tradition" but was even described by Leavis as "not one of 
>us"'.  This is footnoted (number 32), and one turns to page 36 to see 
>what Richard has to say: 'The remark about Durrell being "not one of 
>us" is attributed by R W Dasenbrock to Ray Morrison in "Centrifugality: 
>An Approach to Lawrence Durrell", in L W Markert and C Peirce (eds) 
>p210'.
>
>Does that mean the remark originated with Leavis somewhere but was 
>repeated by Morrison who was repeated by Dasenbrock, or does it 
>originate with Ray Morrison?
>
>:Michael
>
>
>On Friday, July 20, 2007, at 09:26  am, Richard Pine wrote:
>
>> 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



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