Wilson: The Search for Love That Fed a Career in Letters ; A 'Great Populizer' Who Could Clarify the Complex
Scharper, Diane, The Christian Science Monitor
A 1916 graduate from Princeton, Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) was voted worst poet and most likely bachelor. But by 1938, Wilson had married for the third time and had been romantically linked with several other women. He was also well on his way to becoming America's preeminent man of letters.
Wilson's success came with a sordid underside. The two were inextricably linked, according to Lewis Dabney's sympathetic biography, Edmund Wilson, A Life in Literature.
Writing articles for "The Dial," "Vanity Fair," "The New Republic," and "The New Yorker," as well as some 50 books, including "Axel's Castle," "The Wound and The Bow," and "The Triple Thinkers," Wilson was a …
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Publication information: Article title: Wilson: The Search for Love That Fed a Career in Letters ; A 'Great Populizer' Who Could Clarify the Complex. Contributors: Scharper, Diane - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: September 6, 2005. Page number: 16. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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