"If one defends ..." Quote of Lionel Trilling

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
If one defends the bourgeois, philistine virtues, one does not defend them merely from the demonism or bohemianism of the artist but from the present bourgeoisie itself.
Lionel Trilling
Lionel Trilling (1905-1975), U.S. critic. Partisan Review 50th Anniversary Edition, notebook entry, 1951, ed. William Philips (1985).
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