Biography and History

A graduate of Princeton (Class of 1916), where he befriended F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edmund Wilson became an important American literary critic, essayist, and journalist. Many consider Wilson the preeminent American literary critic of his day and, perhaps, of the twentieth century.

Source: From the finding aid for C0186

Biography and History

Best known as a literary critic, Edmund Wilson had a long writing career in various genres and held several journalistic posts, including one as book reviewer for The New Yorker.

Source: From the finding aid for C0316

Biography and History

A member of the Princeton Class of 1916, Edmund Wilson was an American literary critic and author.

Source: From the finding aid for C0832