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Sincerity and authenticity

Lionel Trilling

Sincerity and authenticity

by Lionel Trilling

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sincerity -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Authenticity (Philosophy) -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLionel Trilling.
    SeriesThe works of Lionel Trilling
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1533.S55 T74 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4095086M
    ISBN 100151826455
    LC Control Number80007945

    The Sincerity and Authenticity Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. This book is a transcription of a series of academic lectures by Lionel Trilling concerning the subtle shifts in ethics in the. Description: The categories of authenticity and sincerity, treated sceptically since the early twentieth century, remain indispensable for the study of Romantic literature and culture. This book, focusing on authors including Wordsworth, Macpherson and Austen, highlights their complexities, showing how they can become meaningful to current critical debates.

    Trilling is concerned with the process by which the arduous enterprise of sincerity, of being true to one's self, came to occupy a place of supreme importance in the moral life--and the further shift which finds that place now usurped by the darker and still more strenuous modern ideal of authenticity. Sincerity and Authenticity. Author: Lionel Trilling Title: Sincerity and Authenticity Publication: Harvard University Press, Description: First Edition. Owner signature. Near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket. Seller ID: Subject: PhilosophySeller Rating: % positive.

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In this new book he is concerned with such a mutation: the process by which the arduous enterprise of sincerity, of being true to one's self, came to occupy a place of supreme importance in the moral life -- and the further shift which finds that place now usurped by the darker and still more strenuous modern ideal of authenticity.

The categories of authenticity and sincerity, treated sceptically since the early twentieth century, remain indispensable for the study of Romantic literature and culture. This book, focusing on authors including Wordsworth, Macpherson and Austen, highlights their complexities, showing how they can become meaningful to current critical debates.

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Sincerity and authenticity. [Lionel Trilling] -- Over the past four hundred years the arduous enterprise of sincerity, of being true to one's self, has come to occupy a place of supreme importance in the moral life.

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