Edmund Wilson


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United States literary critic (1895-1972)

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Poirot, I said, in the same article so savagely attacking you, Edmund Wilson confessed to what he called "a real weakness for Sherlock Holmes.
Edmund Wilson recalled that Fitzgerald once told him that "he had looked into Emily Post and been inspired with the idea of a play in which all the motivations should consist of trying to do the right thing" ("Books of Etiquette and Emily Post," Classics and Commercials, 1950; NY: Vintage, 1962, 374).
But this volume takes its place, along with the correspondence between Edmund Wilson and Vladimir Nabokov, or Kingsley Amis and Philip Larkin, as consummate examples of wit, affection, and indeed--in the case of Bishop and Lowell--love.
Keith is writing a paper for a Harvard course--"I had an idea about Lincoln that I'd stolen from Edmund Wilson .
He includes a comprehensive survey of "evolutionary psychology" in general and Edmund Wilson in particular.
Edmund Wilson QC, defending, said three directors who denied criminal behaviour, and other senior staff, had left the company.
Edmund Wilson QC, defending, said all those said to have been the "directing minds" of what happened had "long since departed the company".
Edmund Wilson, the literary critic, was a lifelong cyclist who never learned to drive a car.
Van Wyck Brooks, Randolph Bourne, Edmund Wilson, Harold Rosenberg, Clement Greenberg, Irving Howe, Susan Sontag and Cynthia Ozick spring to mind.
This is a biography of Edmund Wilson (1895-1972), considered by many to be one of the pre-eminent literary critics of the 20th century.
The poet Allen Ginsberg lived on West Eighth Street in the early 60's, as did Bette Davis, Edmund Wilson, and novelist Jack Kerouac.
Once upon a time, even an Edmund Wilson would have to be measured by what he had to say about, for instance, Joyce.
Crane's body of work was spare--he published only two collections of poetry before taking his own life at the age of 32--but by the time of his death his poems had earned the admiration of Allen Tate and Edmund Wilson, among others; and his reputation and influence have only grown in the decades since his death.
In an analysis of "Soldier's Home," "The Undefeated," and The Sun Also Rises, Berman uses Bertrand Russell and Edmund Wilson as he explores the mind-body association and rejects the idea that Hemingway's waiters, bullfighters, soldiers, and other familiar figures in his work are simply "know-nothings" or "skeptics" (57).
Her sassy and learned letters to Theodore Roethke ("twenty-six years old, and a frightful tank" she called him during their brief, uproarious affair) and Edmund Wilson ("my charming old syringa") are the best of the bunch.