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The moral obligation to be intelligent : selected essays, Lionel Trilling ; edited and with an introduction by Leon Wieseltier

Label
The moral obligation to be intelligent : selected essays
Title
The moral obligation to be intelligent
Title remainder
selected essays
Statement of responsibility
Lionel Trilling ; edited and with an introduction by Leon Wieseltier
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
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1905-1975
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Trilling, Lionel
Dewey number
814/.52
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3539.R56
LC item number
M6 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Wieseltier, Leon
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  • American literature
  • English literature
Label
The moral obligation to be intelligent : selected essays, Lionel Trilling ; edited and with an introduction by Leon Wieseltier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 2000 by Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 557-559) and index
Contents
The America of John Dos Passos -- Hemingway and his critics -- T.S. Eliot's politics -- The immortality ode -- Kipling -- Reality in America -- Art and neurosis -- Manners, morals, and the novel -- The Kinsey report -- Huckleberry Finn -- The Princess Casamassima -- Wordsworth and the Rabbis -- William Dean Howells and the roots of modern taste -- The poet as hero: Keats in his letters -- George Orwell and the politics of truth -- The situation of the American intellectual at the present time -- Mansfield Park -- Isaac Babel -- The morality of inertia -- "That smile of Parmenides made me think" -- The last lover -- A speech on Robert Frost: a cultural episode -- On the teaching of modern literature -- The Leavis-Snow controversy -- The fate of pleasure -- James Joyce in his letters -- Mind in the modern world -- Art, will, and necessity -- Why we read Jane Austen
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvii, 572 p.
Isbn
9780810124882
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008008576
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn181602504
  • (OCoLC)181602504
  • 1747510
Label
The moral obligation to be intelligent : selected essays, Lionel Trilling ; edited and with an introduction by Leon Wieseltier
Publication
Note
Originally published in 2000 by Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 557-559) and index
Contents
The America of John Dos Passos -- Hemingway and his critics -- T.S. Eliot's politics -- The immortality ode -- Kipling -- Reality in America -- Art and neurosis -- Manners, morals, and the novel -- The Kinsey report -- Huckleberry Finn -- The Princess Casamassima -- Wordsworth and the Rabbis -- William Dean Howells and the roots of modern taste -- The poet as hero: Keats in his letters -- George Orwell and the politics of truth -- The situation of the American intellectual at the present time -- Mansfield Park -- Isaac Babel -- The morality of inertia -- "That smile of Parmenides made me think" -- The last lover -- A speech on Robert Frost: a cultural episode -- On the teaching of modern literature -- The Leavis-Snow controversy -- The fate of pleasure -- James Joyce in his letters -- Mind in the modern world -- Art, will, and necessity -- Why we read Jane Austen
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvii, 572 p.
Isbn
9780810124882
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008008576
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn181602504
  • (OCoLC)181602504
  • 1747510
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