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Lionel Trilling

by Stephen L. Tanner

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen L. Tanner.
    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 523
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3539.R56 Z93 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2391819M
    ISBN 10080577503X
    LC Control Number87021245

    Lionel Trilling, one of America’s foremost literary critics, was born in Queens in to Jewish immigrant parents—his mother from London, his father from Bialystok, a city in northeastern Poland. He grew up in New York City, graduated from high school in , and enrolled at Columbia University, where he would spend most of his life.[Read More]. Author: Lionel Trilling. Sincerity and Authenticity. Title: Sincerity and Authenticity. Publication: Harvard University Press, First Edition. Owner signature. Near Fine book in a Seller Rating: % positive.

    Indeed as Trilling has become more and more of a gray eminence, his prose has correspondingly taken on the airs of some lordly, old-fashioned Englishman. Nevertheless, the book is of the utmost importance, and in its genteel way, quite challenging. 'Now and then,' writes Lionel Trilling, 'it is possible to observe the moral life in process of revising itself.' In this new book he is concerned with such a mutation: the process by which the arduous enterprise of sincerity, of being true to one's self, came to occupy a place of supreme importance in the moral life -- and the further shift which finds that place now usurped by the darker and.

    Edited by Harold Bloom and Lionel Trilling. Oxford: Oxford University Press, This volume devotes over pages to William Blake, including The Book of Thel and the entire “Night the Ninth” from The Four Zoas, as well as excerpts fromMilton and Jerusalem. A Company of Readers: Uncollected Writings of W. H. Auden, Jacques Barzun, and Lionel Trilling from the Reader's Subscription and Mid-Century Book Clubs Lionel Trilling $ - $


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Lionel Trilling’s most popular book is The Great Gatsby. “Lionel Trilling was so compelling that he mesmerized many of his Columbia students for life, away from what he regarded as the illusions about progress fostered by the liberal imagination.” –Los Angeles Times “One of the most important literary critics of midth century America.” –The Wall Street Journal.

The modern novel in its most cogent and permanent form" - this has been the achievement of E. Forster; his masterpiece, A Passage to India, belongs with perhaps three or four other works in English at the pinnacle of literary craftsmanship in this century.

Yet for many years Forster's genius was virtually unrecognized in America. Not untilwhen Lionel Trilling's. The Lionel Trilling Book Award. The Lionel Trilling Book Award is given to a member of Columbia’s faculty whose book was published in the previous year and upholds a level of excellence commensurate with the work of Lionel Trilling CC’25, GSAS’ The award was established in in honor of Professor Trilling, a gifted and dedicated.

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Aeschliman. The Lionel Trilling Book Award is given to Lionel Trilling book member of Columbia’s faculty whose book was published in the previous year and upholds a level of excellence. Lionel Trilling (–) was born in New York and educated at Columbia University, to which he returned as an instructor inand where he continued to teach in the English Department throughout his long and highly distinguished career as a literary critic.

Among the most influential of his many works are three collections of essays, The Liberal Imagination, Brand: New York Review Books. Lionel Trillings seminal book of criticism, Sincerity and Authenticity is a short but dense book of ideas.

In the first section, Sincerity: Its Origin and Rise, there is a discussion of a variety of sources from Arnold to Lacan/5. “Now and then,” writes Lionel Trilling, “it is possible to observe the moral life in process of revising itself.” In this new book he is concerned with such a mutation: the process by which the arduous enterprise of sincerity, of being true to one’s self, came to occupy a place of supreme importance in the moral life—and the further shift which finds that place now usurped by the 5/5(2).

Lionel Trilling believed that politics needed the imaginative qualities of literature and that liberalism needed literature's sense of "variousness, possibility, complexity, and difficulty"Author: Nathan Glick. Condition: Good. Trilling, Lionel. The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society.

Garden City, New York: Doubleday Anchor, Indexed. 16mo. Mass Market. Book condition: Good with rubbed and bumped edges. Price blacked-out on front cover. Former owner's name penned on first page and index entries penciled on rear pages. The Lionel Trilling Book Award has been awarded annually by the Academic Awards Committee of CCSC since Named for Lionel Trilling, one of Columbia's legendary professors, the award is given to a faculty member who teaches in the College in recognition of a book published in the previous calendar year.

Members of the awards committee read and. Lionel Trilling's new book, Sincerity and Authenticity, 1 which consists of six lectures delivered a few years ago at Harvard, is deceptively modest in scale, though tremendously ambitious in reach. It leaps, without pretense of transition, from one crucial moment to another in the history of Western culture; it offers no explicit conclusions.

Lionel Trilling (–) was one of the most important American literary critics of the twentieth century. He taught at Columbia University for five decades and was the author of numerous books, including The Liberal Imagination and the novel The Middle of the Journey.

The Liberal Imagination. By Lionel Trilling. Viking. $ This is a difficult book to review. The difficulty is that Mr. Trilling has a single theme—a critical examination of the influence of liberal ideas on contemporary literature—but this theme is too often not at the center of his book.

Lionel Trilling; Edited by Adam Kirsch. Lionel Trilling (–) taught at Columbia University from until his death and was the author of many books, including Matthew Arnold and the novel The Middle of the Journey.

Adam Kirsch is a poet and literary critic whose writing appears in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and other publications. Lionel Trilling was not completely happy about being Lionel Trilling. “I have one of the great reputations in the academic world,” he wrote in his journal after being promoted to full.

L ionel Trilling’s book The Liberal Imagination was not a celebration of liberalism. It was an indictment of liberalism’s dependence on what we might call the social imagination—a method of studying people’s social attributes in order to understand and even to save them.

Still, Trilling could spot genius, even in larval form: “Scattered through Miss Hardwick’s book are perhaps twenty or thirty pages that would be remarkable from the most mature writer Author: Tobi Haslett.

The reason that people like Jason Epstein and Lionel Trilling argued so strenuously against publishing the book—Diana Trilling reported taking Podhoretz and his Author: Louis Menand.Lionel Trilling and the Critics: Opposing Selves by Rodden, John A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.Author by: Lionel TRILLING Languange: en Publisher by: Harvard University Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 10 Total Download: File Size: 46,5 Mb Description: “Now and then,” writes Lionel Trilling, “it is possible to observe the moral life in process of revising itself.”In this new book he is concerned with such a mutation: the process by which the.