David Southward of UW – Milwaukee discusses Trilling and his approach to literary criticism.
Adam Kirsch speaks at the New York Society Library about his book, Why Lionel Trilling Matters.
Leon Wieseltier, editor of The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent, discusses what he learned from Trilling (among other subjects) at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Summary: Jacques Barzun was born in France in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1920. He was a history professor at Columbia University and, later, Dean of Faculties and Provost. He is the author of more than thirty books. The most recent… More
Summary: Mr. Podhoretz talked about his book, Ex-Friends: Falling Out with Allen Ginsberg, Lionel and Diana Trillin, Lillian Hellman, Hannah Arendt, and Norman Mailer, published by Free Press. In his book Mr. Podhoretz, a renowned editor, critic and… More