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Edmund Wilson : centennial reflections

Author: Lewis M Dabney
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Mercantile Library of New york in association with Princeton University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edmund Wilson, the literary and social critic, helped shape American literary culture from the early 1920s through to the mid-1960s. This volume emerges from symposiums held in Wilson's centenary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Named Person: Edmund Wilson; Edmund Wilson; Edmund (Schriftsteller) Wilson
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis M Dabney
ISBN: 0691016720 9780691016726 0691016712 9780691016719
OCLC Number: 36597850
Notes: Papers originally presented at two symposia held at the Mercantile Library of New York and at Princeton University in 1995.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 293 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Edmund Wilson : three phases / Morris Dickstein --
The religion of the enlightenment / Jason Epstein --
Wilson's romanticism / Barbara Epstein --
Wilson's modernism / David Bromwich --
The writer's eye / Jed Perl --
Edmund Wilson and gentile philo-semitism / Mark Krupnick --
A reading of the journals / Neale Reinitz --
The perspective of biography : 1929, a turning point / Lewis M. Dabney ---
Remembering Edmund Wilson / Elizabeth Hardwick [and others] --
The admirable minotaur of money hill / Michael C.D. Macdonald --
Revisiting the critic on the scrolls / James A. Sanders --
Wilson's Lenin / David Remnick --
The independent radical observer / Daniel Aaron --
Patriotic gore and the introduction / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., C. Vann Woodward and others --
Omissions in Patriotic gore / Randall Kennedy, Toni Morrison, and others --
A great man's limitations / David Bradley --
Wilson divided / Andrew Delbnco --
Edmund Wilson in his times / Louis Menand --
Wilson and our non-Wilsonian age / Paul Berman.
Responsibility: Lewis M. Dabney, editor.
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