In a sense, one can never read the book that the author originally wrote, and one can never read the same book twice.
1938 TheTripleThinkers, introduction.
You must invent because you enjoy it.Edmund Wilson
Of all the great Victorian writers, he was probably the most antagonistic to theVictorian age itself.Edmund Wilson
In a sense, one can never read the book that the author originally wrote, and one can never read the same book twice.Edmund Wilson
Education, the last hope of the liberal in all periods.Edmund Wilson
It may be that there is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.Edmund Wilson
Marxism is the opium of the intellectuals.Edmund Wilson
He was the perfect autodidact. He wanted to know it all.Edmund Wilson
Wilson is not like other critics; some critics are boring even when they are original; he fascinates even when he is wrong.Edmund Wilson