Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson

Born: May 8, 1895

Died: June 12, 1972

Nationality: American

Occupation: Critic, essayist, editor, journalist, writer

Biography: Edmund Wilson was an American writer, literary and social critic, and noted man of letters.

Source/Notes: Memoirs of Hecate County (1946) [New York Review Books Classics, 2004], Ch. 5, p. 340

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Source/Notes: To the Finland Station (1940) [Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1972, ISBN 374-51045-8/1145], Part I, Ch. 5: Michelet Between Nationalism and Socialism, p. 36
Source/Notes: Memoirs of Hecate County (1946) [New York Review Books Classics, 2004], Ch. 4, p. 136
Source/Notes: Interview, 1962. As quoted in: John Bartlett, Familiar Quotations (1968)