Edmund Wilson


Born
in The United States
May 08, 1895

Died
June 12, 1972


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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: 3.93 · 7,045 ratings · 627 reviews · 96 distinct worksSimilar authors
To the Finland Station

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4.09 avg rating — 1,011 ratings — published 1940 — 17 editions
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Axel's Castle: A Study of t...

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4.10 avg rating — 358 ratings — published 1931 — 25 editions
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Patriotic Gore: Studies in ...

4.15 avg rating — 215 ratings — published 1962 — 12 editions
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Memoirs of Hecate County

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3.77 avg rating — 211 ratings — published 1942 — 15 editions
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Literary Essays and Reviews...

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4.26 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Literary Essays and Reviews...

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4.51 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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The Wound and the Bow: Seve...

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4.08 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1941 — 8 editions
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The Shores of Light: A Lite...

4.04 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1952 — 3 editions
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I Thought of Daisy

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3.38 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1929 — 4 editions
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The Twenties: From Notebook...

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3.72 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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“No two persons ever read the same book.”
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“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

“No hay dos personas que lean el mismo libro.”
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