Lionel Trilling

Standard Name: Trilling, Lionel


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Friends, Associates Pamela Hansford Johnson
Friends made in New York included PHJ 's publisher Charles Scribner , as well as Diana and Lionel Trillingwhom I loved, but always found a little intimidating.
Johnson, Pamela Hansford. Important to Me. Macmillan; Scribner.
At home her literary friends included...
Literary responses Elizabeth Barrett Browning
EBB 's reputation fell sharply after the turn of the century. Virginia Woolf wittily remarked in the 1930s: fate has not been kind to Mrs Browning as a writer. Nobody reads her, nobody discusses her...
Literary responses Willa Cather
This novel poses a challenge both to contemporary and to later conventions of gender morality—a fact reflected in the tendency of commentators to liken it to Flaubert 's Madame Bovary,
Cather, Willa. A Lost Lady. Virago.
than which it...
Literary responses Eudora Welty
Not all responses were favourable. Lionel Trilling likened Welty to Woolf , which he did not intend to be complimentary.
American National Biography.
The aforementioned TLS reviewer, who hailed the humour of the title piece, noted that in...


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Trilling, Lionel, and Harold Bloom, editors. Victorian Prose and Poetry. Oxford University Press, 1973.