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Edmund Wilson - American Writers 67

Edmund Wilson - American Writers 67: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1968
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Edmund Wilson - American Writers 67
    Book Description:

    Edmund Wilson. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5168-9
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Edmund Wilson
    (pp. 5-45)

    The American literary critic and journalist Edmund Wilson was born May 8, 1895, at Red Bank in the Atlantic Highlands–Asbury Park angle of the New Jersey coast, a district originally composed of independent towns and villages but during his early life being steadily absorbed into the suburban, summer-resort sprawl of metropolitan New York. The transformation seems prophetic; it presents in miniature the pattern of all those developments and changes in society at large which have produced the distrustful outlook on modern progress that Wilson has held to most of his life. One may feel that this outlook was his...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-47)