Lionel Trilling  

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Lionel Mordecai Trilling (July 4, 1905 – November 5, 1975) was an American literary critic, author, and teacher. With wife Diana Trilling, he was a member of the New York Intellectuals and contributor to the Partisan Review. Although he did not establish a school of literary criticism, he is one of the leading U.S. critics of the twentieth century who traced the contemporary cultural, social, and political implications of literature. Unlike many of his contemporaries, he has been a subject of continued interest.

He is known for such essay collections as Beyond Culture: Essays on Literature and Learning.

Works by Trilling

Fiction

Non-Fiction and Essays

Prefaces, Afterwards, and Commentaries




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