Essays Tagged: "Lionel Trilling"

Compare and contrast the critiques by Lionel Trilling and Jane Smiley with your own critique of Mark Twain's classic Huckleberry Finn.

g their reading the novel, critics began their arguments as to the quality of the novel. Some, like Lionel Trilling's Introductory to Huckleberry Finn published in 1948, felt that The Adventures of Hu ... feel that "Huckleberry Finn has little to offer in the way of greatness." (Smiley, 62) I agree with Lionel Trilling wholeheartedly. In terms of the racial implications and its style and structure, The ...

(11 pages) 54 0 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Wystan Hugh Auden

7 Faculty member of Barnard College1948 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for The Age of Anxiety1951-58 With Lionel Trilling and Jacques Barzun, founded The Reader'sSubscription Book Club; wrote occasionally f ... uiness Poetry Award (Ireland) with Robert Lowell & Edith Sitwell1959-63 With Jacques Barzun and Lionel Trilling, established the Mid-Century BookSociety; wrote occasionally for its periodical, The ...

(4 pages) 84 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

'Central to the effect of Donne's poetry is his dramatic flair, especially his ability to dramatise the intonations of the human voice' Discuss.

ddressed to an imagined hearer." Even major critics of the twentieth century-including T. S. Eliot, Lionel Trilling, and Cleanth Brooks-acknowledged Donne's ability to capture the human experience in ...

(9 pages) 1679 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

of this place of that time

ime, Of That Place" is a short story written by the American essayist, novelist, critic and editor, Lionel Trilling. This story, published in the periodical called Partisan Review in 1943, is placed i ... e air so transparent, the wind so brisk that no one could resist talking about it."Thus we see that Lionel Trilling has very aptly made use of signs in nature to indicate not only the flow of time but ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Art Essays