Tag: literary criticism

In Memoriam: Lionel & Diana Trilling At Columbia University – With Guest Appearances By Quentin Anderson & Edward W. Said

You were the one who imagined it all, All those years ago.           – George Harrison This essay was originally written for EXPLORATIONS, and is dedicated to its editor, Maurice DuQuesnay: devoted guardian of the flame.                                    …

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My Books

My book-length study of Joseph Conrad’s genius, its sources, and its enormous significance in the modern moral imagination is available from Amazon. For a sample chapter and ordering information, please click the link below: https://www.amazon.com/Language-Being-Joseph-Literature-Personality/dp/0231039999/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1513610433&sr=8-6&keywords=joseph+conrad+and+the+literature+of+personality

Jane Austen in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

    “If I Were Determined To Get a Rich Husband”: Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen, and the Life of the Common Human Routine  ‘Your plan is a good one, where nothing is in question but the desire of being well married; and if I were determined to get a rich husband, or any husband, I …

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