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The liberal imagination; essays on literature and society.

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The Liberal Imagination is one of the most admired and influential works of criticism of the last century, a work that is not only a masterpiece of literary criticism but an important statement about politics and society. Published in 1950, one of the chillier moments of the Cold War, Trilling's essays examine the promise --and limits--of liberalism, challenging the complacency of a na???ve liberal belief in rationality, progress, and the panaceas of economics and other social sciences, and asserting in their stead the ...

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The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society
2008, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590172834

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Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society
1981, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780192122186

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The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society
1979, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P

ISBN-13: 9780151511976

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The liberal imagination : essays on literature and society
1976, Scribner, New York

ISBN-13: 9780684147314

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Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society
1970, Penguin Books Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780140550900

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