Edmund Wilson - Quotes

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No two persons ever read the same book. ---->>>

If I could only remember that the days were, not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a solid house, where one might dwell in safety and peace, but only food for the fires of the heart.

If I could only remember that the days were, not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a solid house, where one might dwell in safety and peace, but only food for the fires of the heart.

All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely. ---->>>

His style has the desperate jauntiness of an orchestra fiddling away for dear life on a sinking ship. ---->>>

I am not quite a poet but I am something of the kind. ---->>>

Marxism is the opium of the intellectuals. ---->>>

Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine. ---->>>

The human imagination has already come to conceive the possibility of recreating human society.

The human imagination has already come to conceive the possibility of recreating human society.

There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income. ---->>>

The product of the scientific imagination is a new vision of relations - like that of artistic imagination. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: May 8, 1895
Birthplace:
Die: 06-12, 1972
Occupation: Critic
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Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 – June 12, 1972) was an American writer and critic who notably explored Freudian and Marxist themes. He influenced many American authors, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, whose unfinished work he edited for publication. His scheme for a Library of America series of national classic works came to fruition through the efforts of Jason Epstein after Wilson's death (wikipedia)