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Edmund Wilson

Edmund WilsonBorn: 8-May-1895
Birthplace: Red Bank, NJ
Died: 12-Jun-1972
Location of death: Talcottville, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Wellfleet, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Axel's Castle

Military service: US Army (WWI)

Wife: Mary McCarthy (m. Feb-1938, div. 1946)
Wife: Elena (until his death)

    University: Princeton University

    Vanity Fair Managing Editor (1920-21)
    The New Republic Associate Editor (1926-31)
    The New Yorker Book Reviewer (1944-48)
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1961
    Emerson Thoreau Medal 1966

Author of books:
I Thought of Daisy (1929, novel)
Axel's Castle: A Study in the Imaginative Literature of 1870-1930 (1931, criticism)
Travels in Two Democracies (1936)
The Triple Thinkers (1938, nonfiction)
To the Finland Station: A Study in the Writing and Acting of History (1940, nonfiction)
The Wound and the Bow (1941, nonfiction)
The Boys in the Back Room (1941, nonfiction)
Notebooks of Night (1942, poetry)
Europe Without Baedeker (1947, articles)
Classics and Commercials (1950, articles)
The Shores of Light (1952, articles)
The Scrolls from the Dead Sea (1955, nonfiction)
Red, Black, Blond and Olive: Studies in Four Civilizations: Zuni, Haiti, Soviet Russia, Israel (1956, nonfiction)
A Piece of My Mind: Reflections at Sixty (1956)
The American Earthquake (1958, articles)
Apologies to the Iroquois (1960, nonfiction)
Night Thoughts (1961, poetry)
Patriotic Gore (1962, nonfiction)
The Cold War and the Income Tax (1963)
The Bit Between My Teeth (1965, articles)
O Canada: An American's Notes on Canadian Culture (1965, nonfiction)
The Fruits of the MLA (1968)
Upstate: Records and Recollections of Northern New York (1972, nonfiction)


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