The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent: Selected Essays.
I cannot think of a more radical definition of romantic love than the one taken by Lionel Trilling in The Last Lover, his 1958 essay on Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita. Here, Trilling argues that the.
The essay in the collection that is sometimes referred to as Trilling’s most extended exercise in close reading, on Wordsworth’s “Immortality Ode,” is still far from being any kind of New.
Trilling, Lionel. Beyond Culture: Essays on Literature and Learning. Wald, Alan M. (1987). The New York Intellectuals: The Rise and Decline of the Anti-Stalinist Left from the 1930s to the 1980s. University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 0-8078-4169-2. Alexander, Edward. Lionel Trilling and Irving Howe: And Other Stories of Literary Friendship. Transaction, 2009. ISBN 978-1-4128-1014-2. Kimmage.
Lionel Trilling (1905-75) is the author of the collections Beyond Culture, The Liberal Imagination, and the posthumously published Speaking of Literature and Society. He was a professor at Columbia University. Leon Wieseltier is the editor of The New Republic and lives in New York City. Customers who bought this item also bought. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This shopping feature will.
Lionel Trilling is a professor at Columbia University and the author of Matthew Arnold, The Liberal Imagination, The Opposing Selfand other influential critical work. His essay on Fitzgerald is from The Liberal Imagination.
In one of his last essays, left unfinished at his death in 1975, Lionel Trilling tried to understand “Why We Read Jane Austen.” Trilling started wondering about Austen’s lasting appeal, he writes, because of the extraordinary popularity of a seminar on Austen that he offered at Columbia in 1973.
Few writers in the English-speaking world have written more penetratingly than Lionel Trilling on the problems of culture, art, and morality in our time. It is of the problem of virtue—how a man may be good in an age of intellectual double-dealing and failure of conscience—that he writes here, taking as his point of departure the life and work of “a man of virtue”: George Orwell. This.
Lionel Trilling. Born: 4-Jul-1905 Birthplace: New York City Died: 5-Nov-1975 Location of death: New York City Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY Gender: Male Religion: Jewish Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Critic Nationality: United States Executive summary: The Liberal Imagination Father: David Trilling.
Lionel Trilling and Emma: A Reconsideration PAUL PICKREL other American critic of the last gener-ation has influenced our reading of Jane Austen as profoundly as Lionel Trilling. He wrote only two essays on her work: one on Emma (1957) and the other on Mansfield Park (1954), though the latter was supplemented by a considerable discussion of the same novel in a much later volume, Sincerity and.
The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society: Trilling, Professor Lionel, Menand III, Assistant Professor of English at Queen's College Louis: Amazon.nl.
Lionel Trilling, one of the finest brains behind Columbia University’s Great Books program, is, unfortunately, probably best known in right-of-center circles for having dismissed conservatism for its “irritable mental gestures.” Of course, Trilling’s defense of the great books in the name of liberalism would probably, in this day in age, render him classically-minded enough to be.
The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society (1950) is a collection of sixteen essays by American literary critic Lionel Trilling, published by Viking in 1950. The book was edited by Pascal Covici, who had worked with Trilling when he edited and introduced Viking's Portable Matthew Arnold in 1949.
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BEYOND CULTURE: Essays On Literature And Learning User Review - Kirkus. Throughout most of the essays collected here, Professor Trilling stresses three interlaced themes: the subversive intent of modern literature; its growing accomodation within the culture at large; and. Read full review. Contents. On the Teaching of Modern Literature 1961. 3: Emma and the Legend of Jane Austen. 31: The.
Lionel Trilling’s The Liberal Imagination is a book that belongs to this club. I am a Trilling fan, and yes, my fandom often surpasses the pleasure I get from reading him. But Trilling was a critic, and a critic with more admirers than readers is even more peculiar than a classic novel that no one seems to have touched. Though not widely read today, when The Liberal Imagination was published.
Not until 1943, when Lionel Trilling's authoritative and discerning study was first published, did Forster find his way to a broad American audience. In this 1964 revision of the first paperbook edition, Mr. Trilling added a preface and brought the bibliography up to date. His book performstwo services: it is a critical-biographical introduction to the master novelist and his works; it is in.