Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) was a novelist, memoirist, playwright, journalist, poet, and editor but it is as a literary critic that he is most highly regarded.


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To the Finland Station

Edmund Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

One of the great works of modern historical writing, the classic account of the ideas, people, and politics that led to the Bolshevik Revolution Edmund...


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Axel's Castle

Edmund Wilson; With a New Introduction by Mary Gordon
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Published in 1931, Axel's Castle was Edmund Wilson's first book of literary criticism--a landmark book that explores the evolution of the French Symbolist...


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Cold War and The Income Tax

Edmund Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The truth is that the people of the United States are at the present time dominated and driven by two kinds of officially propagated fear: fear of the Soviet...


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Piece of my Mind

Edmund Wilson
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The Devils & Canon Barham

Edmund Wilson
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Little Blue Light

Edmund Wilson
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Classics and Commercials

Edmund Wilson
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Five Plays

Edmund Wilson
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This collection includes The Crime in the Whispering Room, This Room and This Gin and These Sandwiches, Beppo and Beth, The Little Blue Light, and Cyprian's...


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The Duke of Palermo and Other Plays

Edmund Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The Duke of Palermo is a comedy about American academic life which is an intergral part of Edmund Wilson's work and will be enjoyed by the admirers of literary...


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The Fifties

Edmund Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

This is the highly acclaimed fourth volume in the series that began with The Twenties and it is complimented with photographs and journal excerpts of some of...


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The Forties

Edmund Wilson and Leon Edel
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Edmund Wilson turned forty-five in 1940, and this volume shows the extent to which he was reappraising his life in the decade to follow - saying goodbye to the...


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American Earthquake

Edmund Wilson
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The Triple Thinkers

Edmund Wilson
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A Window on Russia

Edmund Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A Window on Russia is a collection of Wilson's papers on Russian writers and the Russian language, writtern between 1943 and 1971.


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Europe without Baedecker

Edmund Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

This book was first published in 1947 with the subtitle "Sketches Among the Ruins of Italy, Greece, and England," and had been out of print for many years. It...


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The Bit Between My Teeth

Edmund Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks


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Galahad and I Thought of Daisy

Edmund Wilson
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O Canada

Edmund Wilson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

This book is made up of studies of Canadian writers and books, mostly contemporary. It represents perhaps the first attempt on the part on an American critic...


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Night Thoughts

Edmund WIlson
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks


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