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Trilling

[ tril-ing ]

noun

  1. Lionel, 1905–75, U.S. critic and author.


Trilling

/ ˈtrɪlɪŋ /

noun

  1. TrillingLionel19051975MUSWRITING: literary critic Lionel . 1905–75, US literary critic, whose works include The Liberal Imagination (1950) and Sincerity and Authenticity (1974)


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Lionel Trilling routinely hailed Hemingway and Faulkner, F.R. Leavis venerated D.H. Lawrence.

Ransom Center humanities coordinator Gregory Curtis on how a misunderstanding started between Ginsberg and writer Diana Trilling.

Lionel Trilling was the first Jew who had ever been made a member of the English faculty at Columbia.

Diana Trilling, on the other hand, could not abide Ginsberg.

When Lionel Trilling died in 1975, he was as prestigious and influential a critic as one can be.

Peggy's idle fingers rattled out a little trilling catch from the Chanson Florian.

You might hear in the bushes the young blackbirds trilling their first untutored notes.

For a few minutes neither spoke, and from the garden there came loud and clear the joyous trilling of the birds.

There was no need to ask why she sat there, watching her swelling hyacinths and listening to the trilling of her bird.

Only one person in her world was so lark-like, so jubilant, so joyous of nature as to improvise such a trilling melody.

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