Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 – June 12, 1972) was an American writer and literary critic who 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.

Edmund Wilson
Born(1895-05-08)May 8, 1895
Red Bank, New Jersey, U.S.
DiedJune 12, 1972(1972-06-12) (aged 77)
Talcottville, New York, U.S.
Occupation
NationalityAmerican
Alma materPrinceton University
GenreFiction, review of fiction
Notable worksAxel's Castle, To the Finland Station, Patriotic Gore
SpouseMary McCarthy (m. 1938–1946)