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Lionel Trilling

Lionel TrillingBorn: 4-Jul-1905
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 5-Nov-1975
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Liberal Imagination

Father: David Trilling
Mother: Fannie Cohen
Wife: Diana Trilling (b. 1905, m. 12-Jun-1929, d. 1996, one son)
Son: James (b. 1947)

    University: BA, Columbia University (1925)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1926)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1938)
    Professor: University of Wisconsin (1926-27)
    Professor: Hunter College (1927-30)
    Professor: Columbia University (1927-74)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Author of books:
Matthew Arnold (1939)
E. M. Forster (1943)
The Middle of the Journey (1947, novel)
The Liberal Imagination (1950, politics)
Freud and the Crisis of Our Culture (1955, social studies)
The Opposing Self: Nine Essays in Criticism (1955, essays)
A Gathering of Fugitives (1956, essays)
Beyond Culture: Essays on Literature and Learning (1965, essays)
Sincerity and Authenticity (1972, essays)
Mind in the Modern World (1972, lectures)
The Moral Obligation to Be Intelligent: Selected Essays (2000, essays)

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