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With this re-publication of Lionel Trilling's finest essays, Leon Wieseltier offers readers of many generations, a rich overview of Trilling's achievement. The exhilarating essays collected here include justly celebrated masterpieces - on Mansfield Park and on "Why We Read Jane Austen"; on Twain, Dos Passos, Hemingway, Isaac Babel; on Keats, Wordsworth, Eliot, Frost; on "Art and Neurosis"; and the famous Preface to Trilling's book The Liberal Imagination.

About the Author

Lionel Trilling (1905-74) taught at Columbia University from 1931 until his death and was the author of many books, including Matthew Arnold and a novel, The Middle of the Journey. Leon Wieseltier is literary editor of The New Republic.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374527990
Subtitle:
Selected Essays of Lionel Trilling
Editor:
Wieseltier, Leon
Introduction:
Wieseltier, Leon
Editor:
Wieseltier, Leon
Author:
Trilling, Lionel
Author:
Wieseltier, Leon
Introduction:
Wieseltier, Leon
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
20th century
Publication Date:
20011017
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Index
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
8.36 x 5.46 x 1.525 in

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