Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson

American critic, writer
On the one hand, I have wanted to supply documentation on myself by including material relevant to my emotions and ideas in my youth; and, on the other, not to let myself down by publishing inferior material. My poetry comes under the latter head. My only advice to the reader is to skip any verse that he sees coming.More Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In a sense, one can never read the book that the author originally wrote, and one can never read the same book twice.More Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One didn't really believe till one saw it demonstrated that giving oneself up completely to art, to emotion, to enjoyment, without planning for the future or counting the cost, produced dreadful disabilities and bankruptcies later.More Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely.More Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Jew lends himself easily to Communism because it enables him to devote himself to a high cause, involving all of humanity, characteristics which are natural to him as a Jew.More Edmund Wilson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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