RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Lionel Trilling

A collection of news and information related to Lionel Trilling published by this site and its partners.

Top Lionel Trilling Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • The Web's yellow DNA

    WE'RE IN THE middle of another of the perennial tempests over the promise or the peril of the Internet. I've always been skeptical of some of the more utopian claims of Internet boosters and the dystopian fears of its critics.
  • "Muriel Spark: The Biography" by Martin Stannard

    "Muriel Spark: The Biography" by Martin Stannard
    "Muriel Spark: The Biography" By Martin Stannard W.W. Norton. 656 pages. $35 By nearly any measure Muriel Spark was a major 20th-century writer -- of longer fiction (twenty two novels); short fiction (sixty+ stories, published and republished in six...

    "A Truth Universally Acknowledged" edited by Susannah Carson

    "A Truth Universally Acknowledged" edited by Susannah Carson
    "A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen" Edited by Susannah Carson Random House, 320 pages, $15 This is a collection for both newcomers to the charms of Jane Austen and those long-time "Janeites," what Rudyard...

    Off The Shelf: Mark Twain comes out to play

    Off The Shelf: Mark Twain comes out to play
    This year promises to be the year of Mark Twain. It marks the 175th anniversary of his birth, the 100th anniversary of his death and the 125th anniversary of the American publication of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Because I have written about Twain...

    New in paper at your local bookstore

    New in paper at your local bookstore
    "Born Standing Up" by Steve Martin (Scribner) Here's Steve Martin, describing his first appearance on "The Tonight Show": "What happened while I was out there was very similar to an alien abduction: I remember very little of it, though I'm convinced it...