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Trilling, Lionel 1905-1975

Works: 549 works in 2,169 publications in 7 languages and 56,288 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  History  Literature  Personal narratives  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Essays  Festschriften  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Adapter, Creator, Compiler, win, Speaker, Publishing director
Classifications: PS3539.R56, 809
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Sincerity and authenticity by Lionel Trilling( )

88 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the past four hundred years the arduous enterprise of sincerity, of being true to one's self, has come to occupy a place of supreme importance in the moral life. Now that place is being usurped by the darker and still more strenuous ideal of authenticity. Here the author is concerned with the process of cultural mutation, and sugggests, in instances ranging from Diderot to Jane Austen, from Hegel to Sartre, from Robespierre to R.D. Laing, the contradictions and ironies to which the ideals of sincerity and authenticity give rise -- most especially in contemporary life
The liberal imagination : essays on literature and society by Lionel Trilling( Book )

133 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Trilling's essays examine the promise, and limits, of liberalism, challenging the complacency of a naive liberal belief in rationality, progress, and the panaceas of economics and other social sciences, and asserting in their stead the irreducible complexity of human motivation and the tragic inevitability of tragedy. Only the imagination, Trilling argues, can give us access and insight into these realms and only the imagination can ground a reflective and considered, rather than programmatic and dogmatic, liberalism"--
Matthew Arnold by Lionel Trilling( Book )

126 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows "the thought of Matthew Arnold" and relates it to "the historical and intellectual events of his time." Arnold was an English poet and critic of literature, politics and religion. --From introductory note page xi
Dickens : a collection of critical essays by Martin Price( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12 critical essays that analyze and evaulate the style and works of the 19th century British novelist, Charles Dickens
E.M. Forster by Lionel Trilling( Book )

108 editions published between 1941 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A calendar of celebrations which describes holidays and festivals of all major religions and cultures from around the world. Includes original photography
Beyond culture; essays on literature and learning by Lionel Trilling( Book )

76 editions published between 1955 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opposing self : nine essays in criticism by Lionel Trilling( Book )

71 editions published between 1953 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud by Ernest Jones( Book )

53 editions published between 1961 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not intended to be a popular biography of Freud: several have been written already, containing serious distortions and untruths. Its aims are simply to record the main facts of Freud's life while they are still accessible, and--a more ambitious one--to try to relate his personality and the experiences of his life to the development of his ideas --Preface
The experience of literature; a reader with commentaries by Lionel Trilling( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Table of Contents (the following all with commentaries/criticism): Sophocles - Oedipus Rex; William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of King Lear; Henrik Ibsen - The Wild Duck; Anton Chekhov - The Three Sisters; George Bernard Shaw - The Doctor's Dilemma; Luigi Pirandello - Six Characters in Search of an Author: a comdey in the making; William Butler Years - Purgatory; Bertolt Brecht - Galileo; Nathaniel Hawthorne - My Kinsman, Major Molineaux; Herman Melville - Bartleby the Scrivener: a story of Wall Street; Fedor Dostoevski - The Grand Inquisitor; Leo Tolstoi - The Death of Ivan Ilych; William Somerset Maugham - The Treasure; Guy de Maupassant - Duchoux; Anton Checkhov - Enemies; Henry James - The Pupil; Joseph Conrad - The SEcret Sharer; James Joyce - The Dead; Franz Kafka - The Hunter Gracchus; D.H. Lawrence - Tickets, Please; E.M. Forster - The Road from Colonus; Thomas Mann - Disorder and Early Sorrow; Isaac Babel - Di Grasso: a tale of Odessa; Isak Dinesen - The Sailor-Boy's Tale; Ernest Hemingway - Hills Like White Elephants; William Faulkner - Barn Burning; John O'Hara Summer's Day; Lionel Trilling - Of this Time, of that Place; Albert Camus - The Guest; Bernard Malamud - The Magic Barrel; Various poems by Sir Thomas Wyatt, John Donne, John Milton, Andrew Marvell, Alexander Pope, William Blake, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, George Gordon, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John Keats, Matthew Arnold, Walt Whitman, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Emily Dickinson, William butler Yeats, Thomas Stearns Eliot, robert Frost, E.E. Cummings, W.H. Auden, Robert Lowell The following additional poems are included by the following authors but do not have commentary/criticism: John Skelton, Sir Thomas Wyatt, Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, Sir Walter Ralegh, William Shakespeare, Thomas Nashe, Sir John Davies, Ben Jonson, John Donne, John Webster, Robert Herrick, George Herbert, Thomas Carew, James Shirley, Edmund Waller, John Milton, Sir John
A gathering of fugitives by Lionel Trilling( Book )

57 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen essays on novelists and critics
The portable Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold( Book )

24 editions published between 1949 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over and above his luminous talents Arnold remains very much alive as an influence; he is the great transmitter of the humanist tradition. His was a profound and active humanism, rooted in his love for society and his idea of social wholeness. His writings shine with intelligence, amenity, and tolerance. As a poet he speaks to us more intimately than most of the other poets of his age. As a critic he speaks as a man to men. In this volume are the finest examples of Arnold's ranging thought and work. In poetry, there are the beloved familiars such as "Dover Beach" and "The Scholar Gipsy", all of "Empedocles on Etna", "Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse", and the magnificent concluding section of "Sohrab and Rustum". There are fourteen of the most illuminating essays, and a collection of his letters. -- From publisher's description
The middle of the journey by Lionel Trilling( Book )

101 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Both a psychological and ideological novel, a fascinating chess game where characters, each uniquely human and yet each representative of an intellectual position, move in an intricate pattern around the central figure, John Laskell. After a nearly fatal illness, Laskell finds that he must rediscover himself and his convictions in a world which terrifies him, where old relationships and allegiances are no longer securely defined. During his convalescence in a Connecticut country town, he questions the basic assumptions of his life as they are reflected in his personal loyalties, particularly to the young couple whose false liberalism he once shared uncritically, and in his political stand, which is challenged by a friend who, once having been a Communist, has moved to a position of extreme reaction. He discovers in himself a heightened awareness of the unpredictability of love and the omnipresence of death."--Page 4 of cover
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell( Book )

16 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1936, George Orwell went to Spain to report on the civil war and instead joined the P.O.U.M. militia to fight against the Fascists. In this now justly famous account of his experience, he describes both the bleak and the comic aspects of trench warfare on the Aragon front, the Barcelona uprising in May 1937, his nearly fatal wounding just two weeks later, and his escape from Barcelona into France after the P.O.U.M. was suppressed."--Publisher's description
The moral obligation to be intelligent : selected essays by Lionel Trilling( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects essays on Twain, Dos Passos, Hemingway, Keats, Wordsworth, Frost, and "Mansfield Park," and includes the preface to the author's "The Liberal Imagination."
Speaking of literature and society by Lionel Trilling( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifty-nine previously uncollected short essays and reviews in this book span the writer's entire career. The chronological arrangement here shows that Trilling continually returned to the subjects of Marxism, modernism and religious and social identity. The twelfth and final volume in the uniform edition is framed with two personal reminiscenes by the editor
Prefaces to The experience of literature by Lionel Trilling( Book )

28 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected short stories of John O'Hara by John O'Hara( Book )

4 editions published between 1947 and 1956 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a selection of the author's short works, including "Too Young, " 'Bread Alone, " "Graven Image, " and "Mrs. Whitman."
Of this time, of that place, and other stories by Lionel Trilling( Book )

32 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in New York and himself a professor and literary critic, the author probes the minds of the academic and the student with immense sensitivity in these five short stories
Art, politics, and will : essays in honor of Lionel Trilling by Lionel Trilling( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary criticism : an introductory reader by Lionel Trilling( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Sincerity and authenticity
The liberal imagination : essays on literature and societyE.M. ForsterThe opposing self : nine essays in criticismThe Life and Work of Sigmund FreudThe middle of the journeyHomage to CataloniaThe moral obligation to be intelligent : selected essaysPrefaces to The experience of literatureOf this time, of that place, and other stories
Alternative Names
Lionel Trilling académico estadounidense

Lionel Trilling Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1905-1975)

Lionel Trilling amerikanischer Literaturkritiker, Schriftsteller und Lehrer

Lionel Trilling critico letterario, scrittore e insegnante statunitense

Lionel Trilling scoláire Meiriceánach

Lionel Trilling universitaire américain

Triling, Lajonel

Trilling, Lionel

Trilling Lionel Mordecai

Лайънел Трилинг

Триллинг, Лайонел

ليونيل تريلينج

ليونيل تريلينغ كاتب أمريكي

トリリング, L

トリリング, ライオネル



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