Trilling, Lionel
January 1989
Kenyon Review;Winter89, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p119
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Discusses the relevance of literature to modern society, associating its function with a response to the diminution of the power of religion. Oxford professor of poetry Matthew Arnold as shaper of English academic profession; Belief of author H.V. Routh that literature has a spiritual function.


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