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Author Dabney, Lewis M

Title Edmund Wilson : Centennial Reflections
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (307 pages)
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Contents Cover; Contents ; The Critic and His Premises; Wilson the Man; The Writing and Acting of History; Perspectives
Summary Edmund Wilson helped shape American letters from the early 1920's through the mid-'60s. He remains a presence in our literary culture, and his accounts of art and society have influenced a younger generation of readers and thinkers. This vibrant collection emerges from symposiums held at the Mercantile Library and at Princeton University in 1995, Wilson's centennial year. At these occasions, prominent critics, literary journalists, and historians aired a variety of points of view about his work and personality. Assembled and edited by Lewis Dabney, this book shows new intellectual voices in
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Subject Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 -- Knowledge -- Literature -- Congresses
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972
American literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc. -- Congresses
Historiography -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses
Criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Intellectual life
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Congresses
United States
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781400864621