The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent

The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent

Selected Essays

Book - 2000
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With this re-publication of Lionel Trilling's finest essays, Leon Wieseltier offers readers of many generations a rich overview of Trilling's achievement. The exhilarating essays collected here include justly celebrated masterpieces -- on Mansfield Park and on "Why We Read Jane Austen"; on Twain, Dos Passos, Hemingway, Isaac Babel; on Keats, Wordsworth, Eliot, Frost; on "Art and Neurosis"; and the famous Preface to Trilling's book The Liberal Imagination.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2000.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780374257941
Branch Call Number: 812.52 TRILLING
Characteristics: xvii, 572 pages ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wieseltier, Leon


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