Edmund Wilson
#1331 Overall Influence

Edmund Wilson

American writer, literary and social critic, and noted man of letters

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Edmund Wilson 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.

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Wesleyan University
Wesleyan University

Private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Princeton University
Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#154 World Rank
Literature
#277 World Rank
History
#920 World Rank
Communications

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