Lionel Trilling

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United States literary critic (1905-1975)


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Lionel Trilling, for example, used such phrases twenty times in his famous 1948 essay "Huckleberry Finn," an average of nearly twice per page (Liberal Imagination 100-112).
Editorial note: The opening remarks are based on the author's Lionel Trilling Seminar, "Globalectical Imagination: Reading the World in the Postcolonial," delivered at Columbia University in April 2011.
Kazin reports that the professor and philosopher Marshall Berman, then a radical student, asked the literary critic Lionel Trilling what he thought of the Students for a Democratic Society-led strike taking place at Columbia in 1968--the rock music, erotic energy, chanting, and so on.
Greenfield, an author of articles on Lionel Trilling, Ludwig Lewisohn, and Charles Horton Colley, discusses the life and writings of American poet and novelist Frederic Prokosch (1908-1989), who strove to conceal his real life and self from the world.
Lionel Trilling and Irving Howe and Other Stories of Literary Friendship by Edward Alexander, Transaction Publishers, 173 pp.
This is rare; we find the approach in Lionel Trilling for instance, and in Alfred Kazan.
She notes that the Preface to his first issue cited the principles of Lionel Trilling as a guide for EIRC: the focus on "man as an individual with a psychological life and development that cannot be ignored; man as an ethical creature, inescapably concerned with the moral imperatives of society; man as a 'being' whose dialectic with himself and his culture informs art and literature" (ii).
As for Desiring Arabs, which won the prestigious Lionel Trilling award, it has been praised by the most major scholars in the field (including Joan Scott, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Talal Asad, Marnia Lazreg, Khaled El-Rouayheb, Anne Norton, Rosalind Morris, Anton Shammas, et al.
His public jousting with Lionel Trilling was infamous.
In 1950, the literary critic Lionel Trilling could assert ''the plain fact'' that there were no conservative ideas ''in general circulation.
In conclusion, Wolfe rebukes Kirk for asserting that in The Liberal Imagination (1950) Lionel Trilling "found the liberal imagination nearly bankrupt.
In the Preface to The Opposing Self, a collection of essays published fifty years ago, Lionel Trilling calls "The Scholar-Gipsy" the most "comprehensive and comprehensible delineation of the modern self in its relation to the culture.
Miles's starting point is a last, unfinished essay by the late anglophile New York critic, Lionel Trilling, who asked, "Why Read Jane Austen Today?
A professor who had written many articles in a lively journalistic mode (as distinct from a more academic one), Krupnick was probably best known for his 1986 book, Lionel Trilling and the Fate of Cultural Criticism, a thoughtful study of the career and influence of the renowned literary critic and New York intellectual who had the distinction of being the first Jew to gain tenure in the English department of Columbia University.
Sincerity, as theorized by Lionel Trilling in 1972, is "a congruence between avowal and actual feeling.