Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson : A Biography

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This comprehensive biography of prolific critic, essayist, historian, and novelist Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) posits, quite successfully, that the subject lived a life as romantic and chaotic as his friend F. Scott Fitzgerald's. Wilson suffered a nervous breakdown and the tragic death of his second wife (he was married four times, among them, Mary McCarthy); had affairs with numerous beautiful women, including Edna St. Vincent Millay; and was friend to literary giants such as John Dos Passos, Vladimir Nabakov, and W.H. Auden.
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  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 153.9 x 227.1 x 32.3mm | 766.58g
  • Lanham, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0815411111
  • 9780815411116
  • 1,886,644

About Jeffrey Meyers

Jeffrey Meyers, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of Inherited Risk and Edgar Allan Poe, lives in Berkeley, California.
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