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Published: 26 July 2012

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199695171

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English as a Vocation

The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Christopher Hilliard

  • The only book about twentieth-century literary criticism that pays serious, detailed attention to the teachers and writers who put into practice the ideas of major figures such as F. R. Leavis
  • The first international history of the literary critical movement associated with F R Leavis: shows how this critical approach was applied and transformed in the United States, Australia, India, Sri Lanka, New Zealand
  • Provides a fresh account of the relation between the Scrutiny movement and the origins of the discipline of Cultural Studies, and the relations between social science and literary criticism

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