23 May 2017
Studying literature today by Simon During from a talk given in 2016
20 September 2016
Literary Remembrances of Barrie Mencher
© 2013 Elaine Mencher.
- Barrie's Downing College Letters, Extracts: 17th April 1956—6th June 1958
- 'Lawrence and Leavis' by M.B. Mencher
- M. B. Mencher 1935–2013
- Downing College Alumni Association Obituary for Barrie Mencher
‘Love and sex in D.H.Lawrence’ by David Ellis Reviewed by Bob Hayward
11 January 2016
Steven Cranfield's F. R. Leavis: The Creative University (Springer, 2016)
Written by one of the last generation of students to be taught by Leavis at the University of York in the 1970s.
For further information on the book, visit: http://www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319259833
11 January 2016
Leavis and Eliot as Literary and Cultural Critics: conference, Downing College Cambridge, 24-25 September 2015
Synopses of presentations (Instalment 1). Click on the links below. Each of these download a Word document and save this to your device.
Further instalments will follow once we have received other presenters' edited texts. Please note that some presenters are submitting their contributions to journals, or have these in press, and this limits what can be made publicly available.
Michael Aeschlimann Precis of lecture: “Three Great Critics: F.R. Leavis, T.S. Eliot, and C.S. Lewis”
Michael Aeschlimann Recent publications (with hyperlinks)
Stefan Collini Precis of lecture "Eliot, Leavis, and History"
David Ellis Precis of lecture "Eliot's Modernism"
Texts of Talks from the 'Lawrence and Leavis Day' at the joint meeting of the Leavis Society and DH Lawrence Society, given on September 19th during the 2014 DH Lawrence Festival in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire.
A Little Lawrence is a Dangerous Thing: Leavis on Lawrence on Shakespeare by Dr Heward Wilkinson
F. R. Leavis and the ‘Wild, Untutored Phoenix’ by Professor Michael Bell
Leavis’s changing attitude to Lawrence by Mr Bob Hayward