Trilling is the surname of:

  • Ilia Trilling (1895–1947), Yiddish song composer
  • Lawrence Trilling, American television director
  • Lionel Trilling (1905–1975), US literary critic

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Trilling - See Also
... Drilling This page or section lists people with the surname Trilling ... If an internal link intending to refer to a specific person led you to this page, you may wish to change that link by adding the person's given name(s) to the link ...
Ilia Trilling
... Ilia Trilling, (or Ilya Trilling) (1895, Elberfeld (now Wuppertal) – 1947) was a German-born Yiddish theatrical producer and composer for Yiddish theatrical works ... being granted a passport by Russian authorities solely for Ilya Trilling and then getting a friend to change the word Ilya to "familya", meaning family in the native language ...
Lionel Trilling - Bibliography
... “Lionel Trilling”, Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism ... Why Trilling Matters ... Lionel Trilling and the Fate of Cultural Criticism ...
Sincerity And Authenticity
... Sincerity and Authenticity is a book by Lionel Trilling, based on a series of lectures he delivered in 1970 as Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard University ... The lectures examine what Trilling described as "the moral life in process of revising itself," a period of Western history in which (argues Trilling) sincerity ... though no clear, concise definition is ever really postulated, and Trilling even considers the possibility that such terms are best not totally defined ...
Lionel Trilling - Politics - Neoconservative
... Some, both conservative and liberal, argue that Trilling's views became steadily more conservative over time, and Trilling has been embraced as sympathetic to neoconservativism by neoconservatives (suc ... The extent to which Trilling may be identified with neoconservativism continues to be contentious, forming a point of debate in (Rodden 2000) ...

Famous quotes containing the word trilling:

    Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming: you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.
    —Lionel Trilling (1905–1975)

    A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
    —Lionel Trilling (1905–1975)

    We are at heart so profoundly anarchistic that the only form of state we can imagine living in is Utopian; and so cynical that the only Utopia we can believe in is authoritarian.
    —Lionel Trilling (1905–1975)