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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1951
...William D. Templeman Lionel Trilling. New York: Columbia University Press; London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., 1949. Pp. 465. $5.00. Copyright © 1951 by Duke University Press 1951 368 Reviezers Stendhal to say, “Lisez la Marianne de Marivaux; cela...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1999) 60 (3): 413–418.
Published: 01 September 1999
... demystifies hypercanonization and challenges its validity as a scholarly strategy for the study of American literature. According to Arac, this process developed through successive, then collective, mimicry during the post-cold war era: prominint (white) literary intellectuals from Lionel Trilling...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... That moment also issued, in responses from Lionel Trilling and Ernest Gellner, somber assessments of the humanities in the postwar world that resonate even in the most recent attempts by literary scholars to adopt the concepts and procedures of the sciences, in which Franco Moretti has emerged as a central...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 369–370.
Published: 01 September 1951
... with the question, “What does Trilling say about this?” More than one subsequent study of Arnold has begun with refer- ence to a statement in Trilling’s book. A recent example is J. D. Jump’s “Matthew Arnold and the Spectator” in the Review of English Studies for January, 1949. Readers need...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2002) 63 (1): 65–88.
Published: 01 March 2002
... myself.”21 This inward difference, as cultivated by novel reading, is efficiently captured by Lionel Trilling when speaking of Emma: The narrative technique of the novel brings us very close to her and makes us aware of each misstep she will make. The relation that devel- ops between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 366–368.
Published: 01 September 1951
... pages, the pagination of the first edition remains. It is a work that deserves to be kept in print-not only because it has so much of Professor Trilling’s wide and deep delving into the life and literature of Arnold‘s times, but also because it has so much of Arnold in it. The book...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (1): 53–70.
Published: 01 March 2001
...- tity as a homosexual writer created dissonance among critics. Most damaging were the events of the middle period, in which he became a revered great. An important first date in this phase was 1943, when Lionel Trilling’s E. M. Forster appeared. “For more than a decade...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (3): 409–414.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of Washington from 1908 until his death in 1929 (leaving the third volume still incomplete). The left-populist political edge of his work hugely influenced the 1930s, making it a major target for Lionel Trilling’s critique in The Liberal Imagination (1950). The first issue of MLQ evokes a long-past era...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (3): 359–371.
Published: 01 September 1970
... IN A PASSAGE TO INDIA C.ROLAND WAGNER Criticism of E. M. Forster, particularly of A Passage to India, has come a long way since Lionel Trilling movingly celebrated the maturity of his naturalistic liberal vision. “He is content with the human possi- bility...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (2): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2013
... , no. 3 : 4 – 7 . doi:10.1080/13528160701771253 . Trilling Lionel . 1980 (1958) . “ Reflections on a Lost Cause .” In Speaking of Literature and Society , edited by Trilling Diana , 343 – 60 . New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich . UNESCO . 2005 . Education for All Global...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 581–589.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that they connect description to value—marks for Williams their triumph in establishing “culture” as a counterweight to Benthamite calculation (which seems much closer to Moretti’s ideal-typical bourgeois). Williams, in turn, does not name Lionel Trilling, but Culture and Society makes the same overarching...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (3): 352–355.
Published: 01 September 1991
... to be found in the ghetto cafes of Rome). We have had a wrong image of Henry, Posnock says, even from those twentieth-century critics who helped elevate modern appreciation of his writing. Liberal critics like F. 0. Matthiessen and Lionel Trilling saw him as a votary of complexity detached from social...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2016) 77 (4): 547–572.
Published: 01 December 2016
... apocalypticism underscores Howards End’ s status as a “condition of England” novel that speaks to an array of alarming sociohistorical changes—urbanization, industrialism, the suburbs, the motor car, flux, speed, noise, “modernity” writ large—and takes up what Lionel Trilling ( 1971 [1943]: 118) argued...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 1965
... Macdonald’s Against the American Grain (1962)18 and Gore Vidal’s Rocking the Boat (1962).lS The titles are not always pretentious or melodramatic: Diana Trilling’s Clarernont Essays (1964) takes its title from a little street near Columbia University where she lives, and where most of the essays...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1993) 54 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 1993
... Arnold and Lionel Trilling, that nothing desirable will ever emerge from a marketdominated society, Bromwich, in a mirror image of neocolonial developmentalism, maneuvers himself into defending tradition as such against modernity as such. Discrimination collapses into a blanket condem- nation...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2021) 82 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in its hegemonic form lacking the negative moment, just as Lionel Trilling ( 1950 ) charged in The Liberal Imagination . Frank’s commitment to narrative literary history stands out for me in his decision to omit one of the four major novels of Dostoevsky’s “mature phase” (100), Demons (a.k.a...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (2): 198–204.
Published: 01 June 1964
... and encompassing love. 0thers, Lionel Trilling and Austin Warren among them, have suggested that the spirit of Mrs. Moore survives in her good wi1l.l My own view is that Mrs. Moore, a principal figure in a novel that celebrates the necessity of facing up to the complexity of life, is neither a saint...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (1): 79–106.
Published: 01 March 1994
... that produced them. As Lionel Trilling put it, “[Clertain artists. . . contain a large part of the dialectic [of their culture] within themselves Within organic historicism, sophisticated literary history and criticism in itself became one version of political and cultural criticism. For Northrop Frye...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (2): 236–237.
Published: 01 June 1997
... that Hijiya-Kirschnereit I Review 237 runs from Lionel Trilling to Charles Taylor, or from Lyotard to Habermas, his discussions may refocus old questions in a new light and stimulate fresh observations. More frequently, however, one cannot be sure whether Wash...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 383–384.
Published: 01 September 1951
... of Chicago Press, 1951. Pp. xii + 81. $1.75. Dunklin, Gilbert T. (editor). Wordsworth. Centenary Studies Presented at Cornell and Princeton Universities. By Douglas Bush, Frederick A. Pottle, Earl Leslie Griggs, John Crowe Ransom, B. Ifor Evans, Lionel Trilling, Willard L. Sperry...