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Samson takes a respectful but skeptical approach to Leavis, highlighting inconsistencies and paradoxes in his discourse while also like Bell exploring new theoretical perspectives from which his position can be appreciated. The book is engaging and full of interesting points. Unfortunately these cannot be quickly accessed, as the book is organized in long rambling chapters and the index, which would have been particularly valuable, is scrambled. The short chapters are organized thematically, according to the contexts in which students are most likely to come across references to Leavis: Chatto and Windus, Strictly speaking not an authorized account, but it has the feel of one.
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