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The common pursuit

scenes from the literary life

by Simon Gray

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Published by Methuen in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSimon Gray.
SeriesMethuen modern plays, Methuen paperback
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6057.R33 C6 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2906792M
ISBN 100413559904
LC Control Number84136459

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That book was made into the motion picture The Pursuit of Happyness starring Will Smith Early years. Gardner was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on February 9, , to Thomas Turner and Bettye Jean Gardner. He was the second child and the only boy born to Bettye Jean. His older half-sister, Ophelia, is from a previous union. Born: Christopher Paul Gardner, February 9, .   The common pursuit by F. R. Leavis, , New York University Press edition,Cited by:


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The title of the book comes from a passage in Eliot's 'The Function of Criticism', in which the poet argues that the critic must engage in 'the common pursuit of true judgment'.

For Leavis, this meant a strenuous insistence on discriminatory criticism - clear statements about what is good and morally mature and admirable, and equally clear.

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