Edmund Wilson on the New Republic

Cowley, Malcolm
July 1972
New Republic;7/1/72, Vol. 167 Issue 1, p25
Focuses on the contributions of editor Edmund Wilson to the periodical. Interest of Wilson in writers of his own generation; Inclination on becoming a critic on popular demand; Resignation of Wilson from the editorial board of the periodical; Contribution of Wilson to the book "The American Jitters"; Comments on his earlier essays and reviews.


Related Articles

  • THE NEW REPUBLIC: A PERSONAL VIEW. Kazin, Alfred // New Republic;11/6/89, Vol. 201 Issue 19, p78 

    Reflects on the author's experience working as the literary editor of the periodical. Insights about the arguments and doctrines of the American liberal democracy as promoted by the periodical; View of the author regarding the division in the periodical; Conflict between editors Bruce Bliven and...

  • MISSIONARY. Menand, Louis // New Yorker;8/8/2005, Vol. 81 Issue 23, p82 

    Profiles critic Edmund Wilson. Career background; Essays and books written by Wilson; His view on contemporary life and literature.

  • Who was Edmund Wilson? Bottum, Joseph // Humanities;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p14 

    A biography of writer and literary critic Edmund Wilson from the U.S. is presented. He was born in New Jersey in 1895, studied at The Hill preparatory school then on to Princeton, from which he graduated in 1916. Wilson was an editor at "Vanity Fair" magazine in the 1920s then at the "New...

  • CORRESPONDENCE. Beard, Charles A. // New Republic;12/16/31, Vol. 69 Issue 889, p137 

    Presents several letters to the editor. Comments on the power and position of the army and navy in Japan; Criticism of the press for their partiality towards the state of Kentucky regarding violence against the striking workers; Request to republish the letter containing prophecy of the present...

  • Partisan Review. Cowley, Malcolm // New Republic;10/19/38, Vol. 96 Issue 1246, p311 

    Presents information on the journal "Partisan Review." Awareness of its responsibility to the revolutionary movement in general; Aspiration of the journal to represent a new and dissident generation in American letters; Statement that the journal has been founded to fight the tendency to confuse...

  • From The New Republic Mail Bag.  // New Republic;12/30/36, Vol. 89 Issue 1152, p276 

    The article presents information about the development of periodical "New Republic." Victor A. Yakhontoff, chairman of the American Pushkin Committee, has informed the executive committee to express its appreciation of Edmund Wilson's essay on Pushkin in the December 9, 1936 issue. A letter from...

  • CORRESPONDENCE. Hinds, A. E.; Wilson, Earl; Paul, Louis; Hamilton, J. S.; Solow, Herbert; Wright, Andy; Butler, Joseph // New Republic;8/11/37, Vol. 92 Issue 1184, p21 

    Presents letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. Feedback on an article related to politician Paul Elmer More; Comment on the motion picture "A Day at the Races"; Comments made on the book "The Great Goldwyn," by Alva Johnson; Feedback on an article by...

  • In the Tradition from Emerson. Matthiessen, F. O. // New Republic;4/6/38, Vol. 94 Issue 1218, p279 

    Reviews the book "The Triple Thinkers: Ten Essays on Literature," by Edmund Wilson.

  • Pencil, Pad and Purpose (Book).  // New Republic;7/7/41, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p26 

    Reviews the book "The Boys in the Back Room," by Edmund Wilson.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics