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Lionel Trilling

the work of liberation

by Daniel T. O"Hara

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDaniel T. O"Hara.
    SeriesThe Wisconsin project on American writers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3539.R56 Z87 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 318 p. ;
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2406030M
    ISBN 100299113108, 0299113140
    LC Control Number87037178


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Lionel Trilling, one of America’s foremost literary critics, was born in Queens in to Jewish immigrant parents—his mother from London, his father from Bialystok, a city in northeastern Poland. He grew up in New York City, graduated from high school inand enrolled at Columbia University, where he would spend most of his life.[Read More].

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