Lionel Trilling

Lionel Trilling (1905-74) taught at Columbia University from 1931 until his death and was the author of many books, including Matthew Arnold and a novel, The Middle of the Journey. Leon Wieseltier is literary editor of The New Republic.

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The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent

Lionel Trilling; Edited and with an Introduction by Leon Wieseltier
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A landmark reissue of a great teacher's finest work Lionel Trilling was, during his lifetime, generally acknowledged to be one of the finest essayists in...

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