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The journey abandoned : the unfinished novel

Author: Lionel Trilling; Geraldine Murphy
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unfinished work was unearthed among his papers by City College professor Murphy, along with Trilling's own preface and commentary on the work as it stands: 24 short chapters. The novel is based on the late-life of poet Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), who got into some unpleasant business surrounding his Bath landlady and her 16-year-old ward. Trilling details the true-life incident in his preface, then moves  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lionel Trilling; Geraldine Murphy
ISBN: 9780231144506 0231144504 9780231513494 0231513496 9780231144513 0231144512
OCLC Number: 166290755
Description: lii, 167 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionA Note on the Manuscript and Related MaterialsTrilling's PrefaceThe Unfinished NovelTrilling's CommentaryAppendix: "The Lesson and the Secret"
Responsibility: Lionel Trilling ; edited and with an introduction by Geraldine Murphy.
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Lionel Trilling (1905 - 1975) wanted very much to be a novelist. His short stories appeared in "The Menorah Journal" and "Partisan Review", and he published one novel in 1947, "The Middle of the  Read more...

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A satisfying if partial portrait of a great critic and his ambitions as a novelist. * Times Literary Supplement * A satisfying if partial portrait of a great critic and his ambitions as a novelist. Read more...

 
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