Lionel Trilling Quote

Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon. Candide can do little more than generate irony.


Partisan Review 50th Anniversary Edition (1985)

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Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon. Candide can do little more than generate irony.

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Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon. Candide can do little more than generate irony.

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Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon. Candide can do little more than generate irony.

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Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon. Candide can do little more than generate irony.