Edmund Wilson





Edmund Wilson

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born
in The United States
May 08, 1895

died
June 12, 1972

gender
male


About this author

Edmund Wilson was an American writer and literary and social critic. He is considered by many to have been the 20th century's preeminent American man of letters.


Average rating: 3.95 · 4,092 ratings · 388 reviews · 91 distinct works · Similar authors
To the Finland Station
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 564 ratings — published 1940 — 14 editions
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Axel's Castle: A Study of t...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 203 ratings — published 1931 — 21 editions
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Memoirs of Hecate County
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 1942 — 11 editions
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Patriotic Gore: Studies in ...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 118 ratings — published 1962 — 6 editions
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Literary Essays and Reviews...
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2007
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The Shores of Light: A Lite...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1952 — 3 editions
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Literary Essays and Reviews...
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4.61 of 5 stars 4.61 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2007
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The Wound and the Bow: Seve...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 1941 — 7 editions
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I Thought of Daisy
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3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1929 — 3 editions
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The Scrolls from the Dead Sea
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1955 — 6 editions
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“No two persons ever read the same book.”
Edmund Wilson

“I find more and more that I am a man of the 1920s. I still expect something exciting. Drinks, animated conversation, gaiety: the uninhibited exchange of ideas.”
Edmund Wilson

“There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.”
Edmund Wilson