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Edmund Wilson

Author, Critic (8-May-1895 — 12-Jun-1972)


Warner Berthoff. Edmund Wilson. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. 1968. 47pp.

David Castronovo; Janet Groth. Critic in Love: A Romantic Biography of Edmund Wilson. Shoemaker & Hoard. 2005. 224pp.

David Castronovo. Edmund Wilson Revisited. New York: Twayne. 1998. 170pp.

Richard Hauer Costa. Edmund Wilson: Our Neighbor from Talcottville. Syracuse University Press. 1980. 172pp.

Lewis Dabney. Edmund Wilson: A Life in Literature. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2005. 642pp.

Lewis M. Dabney. Edmund Wilson: Centennial Reflections. Princeton University Press. 1997. 293pp.

Lewis M. Dabney (editor). Edmund Wilson: The Sixties: The Last Journal, 1960-1972. New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux. 1993. 968pp.

George H. Douglas. Edmund Wilson's America. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky. 1983. 254pp.

Leon Edel (editor). Edmund Wilson: The Fifties: From Notebooks and Diaries of the Period. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1986. 663pp.

Leon Edel (editor). Edmund Wilson: The Forties: From Notebooks and Diaries of the Period. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1983. 369pp.

John B. Friedman (editor). Princess with the Golden Hair: Letters of Elizabeth Waugh to Edmund Wilson, 1933-1942. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2000. 180pp.

Janet Groth; David Castronovo (editors). Edmund Wilson: The Man in Letters. Ohio University Press. 2001. 471pp.

Janet Groth. Edmund Wilson: A Critic for Our Time. Ohio University Press. 1989. 295pp.

Simon Karlinsky (editor). The Nabokov-Wilson Letters: Correspondence Between Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson, 1940-1971. New York: Harper & Row. 1979. 346pp.

Leonard Kriegel. Edmund Wilson. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press. 1971. 145pp.

Jeffrey Meyers. Edmund Wilson: A Biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.. 1995. 544pp.

Sherman Paul. Edmund Wilson: A Study in Literary Vocation in Our Time. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. 1966. 237pp.

Richard David Ramsey. Edmund Wilson: A Bibliography. New York, NY: David Lewis. 1971. 345pp.

John Wayne (editor). Edmund Wilson: The Man and His Work. New York: New York University Press. 1978. 182pp. Critical essays.

Rosalind Baker Wilson. Near the Magician: A Memoir of My Father, Edmund Wilson. New York: Grove Weidenfeld. 1989. 287pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1235)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.826)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.759)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1568)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.1143)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.319)

  13. Contemporary Novelists (pp.1381-85)

  14. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1529)

  15. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.833)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1119)

  17. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.205)

  18. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.802)

  19. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.518)

  20. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.117)

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