Axel's castle: a study in the imaginative literature of 1870-1930

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C. Scribner's sons, 1931 - Imagination in literature - 319 pages
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I am, virtually without qualification, a huge fan of Edmund Wilson’s essays, if less so of his fiction. While perhaps not at the level of a Macaulay, a Montaigne, a Johnson, a Benjamin, an Emerson, or ... Read full review

Axel's Castle : A Study of the Imaginative Literature of 1870-1930

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Farrar debuts its new FSG Classics on a strong foundation [see also Barthelme, above]. Wilson entered literary criticism with this 1931 volume, which presented profiles of W.B. Yeats, Paul Valry, T.S ... Read full review

Contents

Symbolism II W B Yeats III Paul ValIsrt IV T S Eliot V Marcel Proust VI James Jotcb VII Gertrude Stein
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Axel and Rimbaud
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Appendices
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