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The Edmund Wilson reader

Author: Edmund Wilson; Lewis M Dabney
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. and expanded, 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.
Edmund Wilson reader.
New York : Da Capo Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605188983
Named Person: Edmund Wilson; Edmund Wilson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Wilson; Lewis M Dabney
ISBN: 0306808099 9780306808098
OCLC Number: 36994731
Notes: Revised edition of: The portable Edmund Wilson. 1983.
Description: li, 748 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: I. Starting point and retrospect. Editor's note. The old stone house --
The author at sixty --
Christian Gauss as a teacher of literature --
Edna St. Vincent Millary --
Thoughts on being bibliographed. II. The young critic: the 1920s. Editor's note. The Pilgrimage of Henry James --
The critic who does not exist --
Dos Passos and the social revolution --
T.S. Eliot and the Church of England --
James Joyce's Ulysses --
Axel and Rimbaud. III. Capitalism and communism. Editor's note. The follies as an institution --
The lexicon of prohibition --
A weekend at Ellerslie --
Frank Keeney's coal diggers --
Detroit motors --
The jumping-off place --
Soviet Russia: scarlet fever in Odessa --
D.S. Mirsky --
The partnership of Marx and Engels --
Trotsky and history. IV. Literary essays. Editor's note. In honor of Pushkin: Eugeni Onegin--
The historical interpretation of literature --
Dickens and the Marshalsea Prison --
Hemingway: gauge of morale --
Philoctetes: the wound and the bow. V. Patriotic gore. Editor's note. Harriet Beecher Stowe --
The journal of Mary Chestnut --
Southern soldiers: Taylor, Jackson, Lee --
The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant --
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. VI. Credos and characterizations. Editor's note. Letters to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Allen Tate, Louise Bogan, John Dos Passos, Thornton Wilder, Vladimir Nabokov, Arthur Mizener, and Elena Wilson. On writers and cultures: Jane Austen, T.S. Eliot: the poet and the public figure, George Santayana, John Jay Chapman, Jules Michelet, Thomas Love Peacock, Shaw's music, British manners, Audubon and the American scene, Russian language and culture, Literature and politics, The writer's responsibility, Why do people read detective stories?, Zuni: Shalako, On first reading genesis, Jerusalem the golden. VII. Fiction. Editor's note. The men from Rumpelmayer's --
Ellen Terhune. VIII. Verse. Editor's note. Bobdi gardens --
When all the young were dying --
The voice --
On editing F. Scott Fitzgerald's. papers --
The mass in the parking lot --
Something about the author. IX. From the journals. Editor's note. The twenties, The thirties, The forties, The fifties, The sixties.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction and notes, by Lewis M. Dabney.
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