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Wilson, Edmund 1895-1972

Works: 583 works in 2,184 publications in 6 languages and 35,553 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  History  Diaries  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Biographies  Poetry  Literature  Biography  Romance fiction 
Subject Headings: Critics  Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Librettist, Publisher, Other, Creator, Dedicator, win, Contributor, Commentator, Composer
Classifications: PS3545.I6245, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Edmund Wilson
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Apologies to the Iroquois by Edmund Wilson( Book )

49 editions published between 1949 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most of the material in this book appeared in the "New Yorker" in somewhat different form
In our time; stories by Ernest Hemingway( Book )

6 editions published between 1930 and 1958 in English and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories in the laconic style of a news reporter
The triple thinkers : twelve essays on literary subjects by Edmund Wilson( Book )

36 editions published between 1938 and 1977 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the Finland station; a study in the writing and acting of history by Edmund Wilson( Book )

63 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 Wilson's To the Finland Station is intellectual history on a grand scale, full of romance, idealism, intrigue, and conspiracy, that traces the revolutionary ideas that shaped the modern world from the French Revolution up through Lenin's arrival at Finland Station in St. Petersburg in 1917. Fueled by Wilson's own passionate engagement with the ideas and politics at play, it is a lively and vivid, sweeping account of a singular idea--that it is possible to construct a society based on justice, equality, and freedom--gaining the power to change history. Vico, Michelet, Bakunin, and especially Marx--along with scores of other anarchists, socialists, nihilists, utopians, and more--all come to life in these pages. And in Wilson's telling, their stories and their ideas remain as alive, as provocative, as relevant now as they were in their own time."
Upstate; records and recollections of northern New York by Edmund Wilson( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Wilson, son of Edmund Wilson, was born in 1895 in Red Bank, New Jersey. He married Mary McCarthy
Memoirs of Hecate County by Edmund Wilson( Book )

84 editions published between 4 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hecate is the Greek goddess of sorcery, and Edmund Wilson's Hecate County is the bewitched center of the American Dream, a sleepy bedroom community where drinks flow endlessly and sexual fantasies fill the air. Memoirs of Hecate County, Wilson's favorite among his many books, is a set of interlinked stories combining the supernatural and the satirical, astute social observation and unusual personal detail. But the heart of the book, "The Princess with the Golden Hair," is a starkly realistic novella about New York City, its dance halls and speakeasies and slums. So sexually frank that for years Wilson's book was suppressed, this story is one of the great lost works of twentieth-century American literature: an astringent, comic, ultimately devastating exploration of lust and love, how they do and do not overlap
The last tycoon : an unfinished novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

32 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a novel about a Hollywood producer who finds himself not only struggling to find love and success in a world of cut-throats, but who is in the ultimate struggle for his own life. The Last Tycoon is Fitzgerald's final work, a novel he was working on at the time of his death. The novel was published after editing by fellow writer and friend, Edmund Wilson, with the aid of Fitzgerald's notes and outlines. The novel was intended to be as compact and tightly constructed as The Great Gatsby, with a subject matter deeper and more complex than Gatsby. Fitzgerald was well on the way of accomplishing this goal. The Last Tycoon remains a testament to Fitzgerald's literary genius
The shock of recognition by Edmund Wilson( Book )

10 editions published between 1943 and 1975 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devils and Canon Barham; ten essays on poets, novelists and monsters by Edmund Wilson( Book )

14 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel's castle; a study in the imaginative literature of 1870-1930 by Edmund Wilson( Book )

102 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Standaardwerk over o.a. schrijvers als Proust, Rimbaud en G. Stein
Night thoughts by Edmund Wilson( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Wilson's poems and essays
The wound and the bow : seven studies in literature by Edmund Wilson( Book )

60 editions published between 1929 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wound and the Bow collects seven wonderful essays on the delicate theme of the relation between art and suffering by the legendary literary and social critic, Edmund Wilson (1885-1972). This welcome re-issue - one of several for this title - testifies to the value publishers put on it and to a reluctance among them ever to let it stay out of print for very long. The subjects Wilson treats - Dickens and Kipling, Edith Wharton and Ernest Hemingway, Joyce and Sophocles, and perhaps most surprising, Jacques Casanova - reveal the range and dexterity of his interests, his historical grasp, his learning, and his intellectual curiosity. Wilson's essays did not give rise to a new body of literary theory nor to a new school of literary criticism. Rather, he animated or reanimated the reputations of the artists he treated and furthered the quest for the sources of their literary artistry and craftsmanship
Galahad [and] I thought of Daisy by Edmund Wilson( Book )

9 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galahad deals with a boys prep school, religion, and sex. I thought of Daisy pictures Greenwich Village life in the 20's
The collected essays of John Peale Bishop by John Peale Bishop( Book )

6 editions published between 1948 and 1975 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five plays by Edmund Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 1954 and 1969 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For contents, see Author Catalog
From the uncollected Edmund Wilson by Edmund Wilson( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection is organized chronologically and leads the reader through the journeyman writing at Hill School and Princeton, the essays on literary modernism and contemporary culture written in the 1920s, the socially-focused critiques of the 1930s, and the diverse assortment of book reviews of the late period. Across this full range of moods and literary styles, Wilson is a powerful spokesman for writers and a guardian of imagination and decency for the informed citizen
The American jitters; a year of the slump by Edmund Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 1932 and 1980 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patriotic gore; studies in the literature of the American Civil War by Edmund Wilson( Book )

38 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's cabin, the Battle hymn of the Republic, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman, Frederick L. Olmstead; Mary Chesnut, John S. Mosby, Robert E. Lee, Alexander H. Stephens, Sidney Lanier, Albion W. Tourgee, George W. Cable, Kate Chopin, Thomas Nelson Page, Ambrose Bierce, and Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, among others
The American earthquake; a documentary of the twenties and thirties by Edmund Wilson( Book )

31 editions published between 1958 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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American poetry : the twentieth century
The triple thinkers : twelve essays on literary subjectsTo the Finland station; a study in the writing and acting of historyUpstate; records and recollections of northern New YorkMemoirs of Hecate CountyThe last tycoon : an unfinished novelThe wound and the bow : seven studies in literatureFrom the uncollected Edmund WilsonPatriotic gore; studies in the literature of the American Civil War
Alternative Names
Edward James Gregory Wilson 1895-1972

Edward James Gregory Wilson (1897-1972) banker

Edward James Gregory Wilson australischer Bankier

Uilson, Ėdmund 1895-1972

Vilson, Edmund 1895-1972

윌슨, 에드먼드 1895-1972

윌쓴, 에드먼드 1895-1972