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Lionel Trilling & Irving Howe : and other stories of literary friendship

Author: Edward Alexander
Publisher: New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This pioneering effort links history and personality by pairing intellectual friends, most notably Lionel Trilling and Irving Howe, but also Thomas Carlyle and John Stuart Mill, D.H. Lawrence and Bertrand Russell, George Eliot and Emanuel Deutsch, Theodore Roethke and Robert Heilman. Chronologically the essays range from the early 1830s, when Carlyle and Mill discovered each other, to 1975, when Lionel Trilling  Read more...
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Named Person: Lionel Trilling; Irving Howe; Irving Howe; Lionel Trilling
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Alexander
ISBN: 9781412810142 1412810140
OCLC Number: 286471674
Description: xiii, 124 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Lionel Trilling and Irving Howe: a literary friendship --
Prophets and rationalists--a combustible combination: Thomas Carlyle and J.S. Mill, D.H. Lawrence and Bertrand Russell --
Theodore Roethke and Robert B. Heilman: the poet and the chairman --
George Eliot and Emanuel Deutsch: the novelist and her rabbi.
Other Titles: Lionel Trilling and Irving Howe
Responsibility: Edward Alexander.

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Reveals fresh perspectives on leading literary figures and their relationships, and shows how personal friendship influences art. This book examines Trilling and Howe in relation to one another, as  Read more...

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"Edward Alexander has written, to use a word he employs in praise of Irving Howe and Lionel Trilling, a 'magisterial' book that explores literary friendships....profound....Alexander helps s Read more...

 
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