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Leavis

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noun
  1. F(rank) R(aymond),1895–1978, English critic and teacher.
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Leavis

noun
  1. F (rank) R (aymond). 1895–1978, English literary critic. He edited Scrutiny (1932–53) and his books include The Great Tradition (1948) and The Common Pursuit (1952)
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Derived FormsLeavisite, adjective, noun
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