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Lionel Trilling Seminars records, 1932-2001, bulk Bulk Dates: 1976-1998

Series III: Recordings, 1979-2001

This series consists of 112 audio cassettes and 1 VHS tape of Lionel Trilling Seminars dating from 1979 to 2001. Many of these recordings have a corresponding manuscript text in the files, but in some cases there is only a recording of a lecture and no paper transcript. Where there are duplicate copies of recordings, it is noted.

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Box 4 Bailyn, Bernard "Context in History" , 1995 February 2

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Bradley, Bill "Race, Violence and the American Dream," , 1994 April 4

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 4 Bromwich, David "How Moral is Taste?", 1993 April 8

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Dahrendorf, Lord "The Public Responsibility of Intellectuals…", 1994 January 27

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Diggins John "Deconstruction and the American Past" , 1992 February 2

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Gurr, Andrew "Remaking the Past, Or…" , 1994 November 10

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 4 Hollander, John "The City of Thought: Urbanity and Seriousness" , 1992 November 12

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Kennedy, Randall "Racial Pride, Racial Kinship and Other problems" , 1996 April 17

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Kolakonski, Leszek "What is Left of Marxism and the Socialist Idea?" , 1992 April 7

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Menand, Louis "Intellectual Identity After Trilling" , 1995 November 9

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Moynihan, Daniel Patick "The Middle of the Journey: The Middle of the Night" , 1996 February19

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Nagel, Thomas "Relativism and Reason" , 1995 April 6

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 4 Nussbaum, Martha "Need the Recognition…" , 1993 November 18

(audio cassette)


Box 4 Sen, Amartya "India and the West" , 1993 February18

(audio cassettes. Duplicates I and II)


Box 4 Vendler, Helen, "The Audience for Poetry" , 1991 November 7

(audio cassette)



Box 8 Richard Ellman "Decadence and the Nineties" , 1979 April 3

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 E.H. Gombrich "Style, Skill and Function in Image-Making" , 1979 October 11

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Steven Marcus "Psychoanlaytic Theory and Cultural Change" , 1980 February14

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 C. Vann Woodward "American Growing Pains and Apprehensions" , 1980 April 17

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Judith Shklar, "Putting Cruelty First" , 1981 April 21

(audio cassette)


Box 8 Leo Steinberg, "The Sexuality of Christ in Renaissance Art and Modern Oblivion" , 1981 November 19

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Christopher Ricks "Prejudice and T.S. Eliot" , 1982 February 2

(3 audio cassettes; one tape is a duplicate copy of Part I)


Box 8 Edmund S. Morgan, "The People's Choice: The Electoral Carnival in Eighteenth-Century England and America" , 1982 April 1

(audio cassette)


Box 8 Noam Chomsky, " Linguistics: Recent History and Prospects" , 1982 November 4

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Peter Berger, "The Third World as a Religious Idea" , 1983 February 2

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Anthony Quinton, "Character and Will in Modern Ethics" , 1983 April 5

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Denis Donoghue, "The Intelligentsia at the Current Time" , 1983 November 3

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Robert Darnton, "Rousseau and His Reader: A Problem in History", 1984 February 7

(audio cassette)


Box 8 Ronald Dworkin, "How to Think About Human Rights" , 1984 April 2

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Stanley Hoffman, "Liberalism and International Affairs" , 1984 November 8

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 John Bayley, "Character in Modern Criticism" , 1985 February 15

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Robert Nozick, "The Emotion of Happiness" , 1985 April 2

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Diana Trilling, "Biography of a Marriage" , 1985 November 7

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 J.G.A. Pockock, "The Post-Whig Interpretation of History" , 1986 February 2

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Gregory Vlastos, "Socratic Irony" , 1986 April 10

(audio cassette)


Box 8 Yosef H. Yerushalmi, "About Freud's Moses and Monotheism" , 1986 November 24

(4 audio cassettes, 2 copies of Part I and Part II)


Box 8 Peter Brown, " The Philosopher and the Monk: Two Late Antique Opinions" , 1987 February 11

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Pearl Bell, "From the Lighthouse: Women and Fiction Today", 1987 April 6

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Carl Schorske, " Scholarly Ethos and Civic Culture: The Case of Basel" , 1987 October 21

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 John Searle, "What's Wrong with the Philosophy of the Mind?", 1988 February 8

(audio cassette)


Box 8 Edmund Wilson, "The Relation Between Biology and the Social Sciences" , 1988 April 6

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Arthur Danto, "Narratives of the End of Art" , 1988 November 14

(audio cassette; Part I missing, only Part II exists)


Box 8 Jaroslav Pelikan, "Some Patterns in the Development of Christian Doctrine" , 1989 February 1

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Denis Mack Smith, "The Relationship Between Traditional Nationalism and the Development of Fascism in Italy" , 1989 April 4

(2 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Henry Rosovsky, "Education: Recent Discontents in Perspective" , 1990 November 7

(6 audio cassettes. There are 3 copies of both parts of this recording)


Box 8 Bynum, Caroline, "'Am I My Body?' Medieval Theories of Bodily Resurrection and Some Modern Implications" , 1991 February 20

(4 audio cassettes; 2 copies of both parts of this recording)


Box 8 Tzvetan Todorov, "Facing Evil: Shoah and Primo Levi" , 1991 April 8

(2 audio cassettes; two copies of same recording)


Box 8 Abba Eban, "The Peace Process in the Middle East" , 1996 November 18

(6 audio cassettes; 3 copies of both parts of the recording)


Box 8 Stephen Holmes, "Can Weak-State Liberalism Survive?" , 1997 February 13

(3 audio cassettes; 3 copies of same recording)


Box 8 Michael Scammell, " Good News from Transylvania?: Prospects for Liberalism in Russia and Eastern Europe" , 1997 April 17

(3 audio cassettes; 3 copies of same recording)


Box 8 Richard Taruskin, "Stravinsky and Us", 1997 November 11

(3 audio cassettes)


Box 8 Hans Belting, " The Memory of the Masterpiece: Reflections on Myth and Modern Art" , 1998 April 1

(3 audio cassettes; one duplicate)


Box 8 Ian Buruma, "The Fatal Attraction of Victimhood", 1998 November 5

(3 audio cassettes; 3 copies of same recording)


Box 8 Quentin Skinner, "Ancient Laughter and Modern Philosophy" , 1999 March 25

(5 audio cassettes; duplicates)


Box 8 Brian Stock, Robert Dartan and Thomas Flanagan, "The Lionel Trilling Seminar" at Roone Arldege Auditorium, 2001 October 16

(VHS tape)