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liberal imagination

Lionel Trilling

liberal imagination

essays on literature and society.

by Lionel Trilling

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, NY .
Written in English


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SeriesDoubleday anchor books -- A 13
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS"3539"R56"L5"1953
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20277887M

  “What I want to make plain,” wrote Lionel Trilling in a letter to a friend, “is my deep distaste for liberal culture.” Coming from a purported liberal and the soon-to-be author of The Liberal Imagination, Trilling recognized such a sentiment was “difficult to explain.”He found himself to be “in accord with most of the liberal ideas of freedom, tolerance, etc.,” and yet. "Earlier this year (), Random House announced that it would release a list of the best non-fiction books of the century. The publisher had enjoyed success (and controversy) with its best novels; now it would do this. Here at National Review, we decided to get a jump on them by forming our own panel and offering our own list. David Deavel is Senior Contributor at The Imaginative Conservative, editor of Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture, and Visiting Professor at the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota).He holds a PhD in theology from Fordham and is a winner of the Acton Institute’s Novak Award. His book, Solzhenitsyn and American Culture: The Russian Soul in the West, .


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Lionel Trilling was an American literary critic, author and teacher who, with wife Diana, was a member of the New York Intellectuals and a contributor to the Partisan Review. He was one of the leading U.S.

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