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Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) was among the foremost American men of letters of the twentieth century. A literary critic, novelist, memoirist, playwright, journalist, poet, and editor, he was the author of more than twenty books. His works include American Earthquake , a collection of articles published in the first years of the Great Depression; The Devils & Canon Barham , essays on the modern conception of history in the West; and Europe Without Baedeker , essays on his travels before and after...See more