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The Liberal Imagination; Essays on Literature and Society by  Lionel Trilling - First Edition - 1950 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 006683)

The Liberal Imagination; Essays on Literature and Society

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The Liberal Imagination; Essays on Literature and Society

by Trilling, Lionel

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New York: Viking Press, 1950. SCARCE in First Edition and unclipped dust jacket. Very Good, prior owner name front end page, damping to rear boards, not affecting interior of book. In a Vey Good priced dust jacket, light edge wear, the damping faintly visible rear panel. Trilling's Cold War classic of literary criticism, but also an important statement about politics and society, with continuing relevance into the 21st century. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Synopsis

Lionel Trilling (1905–1975) was born in New York and educated at Columbia University, to which he returned as an instructor in 1932, and where he continued to teach in the English Department throughout his long and highly distinguished career as a literary critic. Among the most influential of his many works are three collections of essays, The Liberal Imagination , The Opposing Self , and Beyond Culture ; a collection of lectures, Sincerity and Authenticity ; a critical study of E.M. Forster; and one novel, The Middle of the Journey (available as an NYRB Classic). The Journey Abandoned , an unfinished novel, was published posthumously in 2008. Lionel Trilling was married to the writer and critic Diana Trilling. Louis Menand is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of English at Harvard University, and a staff writer at The New Yorker . He is the author of Discovering Modernism , The Metaphysical Club and American Studies .

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
006683
Title
The Liberal Imagination; Essays on Literature and Society
Author
Trilling, Lionel
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1950
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Sociology; Psychology;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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