Lionel Trilling — American Critic born on July 04, 1905, died on November 05, 1975
Lionel Mordecai Trilling was an American literary critic, author, and teacher. When Diana Rubin left Paris in 1929 after an extended stay with her childhood friend, Margaret Lefranc, an artist who later received the Governor's Award for painting, Diana married Lionel Trilling the same year. With wife Diana Trilling, he was a member of the New York Intellectuals and contributor to the Partisan Review. He was one of the leading U.S. critics of the twentieth century who traced the contemporary cultural, social, and political implications of literature... (wikipedia)
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