The Valve on Lionel Trilling's "The Journey Abandoned"

Lionel Trilling, The Journey AbandonedA book event for Lionel Trilling’s novel, The Journey Abandoned began last week over The Valve: A Literary Organ (scroll down a bit to read the posts). The discussion includes a variety of responses from literary critics and scholars such as, Harvey Teres, Mark Shechner, Eugene Goodheart, Miriam Burstein, and Stephen Schryer. The Valve is one of the best literary studies blogs and the contributors offer an impressive range of aesthetic and historical perspectives on Trilling’s novel.

The discussion continues this week and will include a contribution from the book’s editor Geraldine Murphy.

For an excerpt from The Journey Abandoned or to read Cynthia Ozick’s review in The New Republic.

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