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Scrutiny: A Quarterly Review

£50.00

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Scrutiny was first issued quarterly from Cambridge between 1932 and 1952, the principal editor throughout being Dr. Leavis. It is now recognised as a formative influence on English intellectual and cultural life worthy to rank with the great reviews of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This 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 mid-twentieth century. Medieval literature, Shakespeare, the seventieth 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. This is an incomplete set - we have:

Vol 3 - 1934 - 35
Vol 4 - 1935 - 36
Vol 7 - 1938 - 39
Vol 8 - 1939 - 40
Vol 9 - 1940 - 41
Vol 10: 1940 - 41
Vol 11 - 1942 - 43
Vol 12 - 1944-45
Vol 13 - 1945 - 46
Vol 14 - 1946 - 47
Vol 18 - 1950 - 51
Vol 19 - 1952 - 53

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Used: very good
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Hardback
Number of pages:
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Scrutiny was first issued quarterly from Cambridge between 1932 and 1952, the principal editor throughout being Dr. Leavis. It is now recognised as a formative influence on English intellectual and cultural life worthy to rank with the great reviews of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This 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 mid-twentieth century. Medieval literature, Shakespeare, the seventieth 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. This is an incomplete set - we have:

Vol 3 - 1934 - 35
Vol 4 - 1935 - 36
Vol 7 - 1938 - 39
Vol 8 - 1939 - 40
Vol 9 - 1940 - 41
Vol 10: 1940 - 41
Vol 11 - 1942 - 43
Vol 12 - 1944-45
Vol 13 - 1945 - 46
Vol 14 - 1946 - 47
Vol 18 - 1950 - 51
Vol 19 - 1952 - 53

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0

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