Of all the great Victorian writers, he was probably the most antagonistic to the Victorian age itself.
Real genius of moral insight is a motor which will start any engine.
Genius is the talent for seeing things straight.- Maude Adams
The only guaranteed way to be a genius is to surround yourself with idiots.- Ziad K. Abdelnour
Mr Robert Montgomery’s genius [is] far too free and aspiring to be shackled by the rules...- Thomas Babington Macaulay
A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discov- James Joyce
Jennifer Aniston is a genius.- Emma Roberts
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|Birth:||8th May, 1895|
|Death:||12th June, 1972|
|Profession:||Critic, Editor, Essayist, Journalist, Playwright, Poet|
Edmund Wilson was born in Red Bank, New Jersey. He was an American literary critic, essayist, editor, journalist, poet, and playwright. He was educated at Princeton University. He began his professional writing career as a reporter for the New York Sun. He was the managing editor of Vanity Fair in 1920 and 1921, and later served as associate editor of The New Republic and as a book reviewer for The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books. He wrote plays, poems, and novels, but his greatest influence was literary criticism.
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