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Edmund Wilson • 627 Items / 55 Books, 309 Articles, 249 Reviews, 11 Poems
The Shock of Recognition (1943)
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Published Reviews
  1. The Library
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    In the American Grain (Review)
    The Shock of Recognition, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    The American Mercury, August 1943, pp. 243-247
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    Mighty like Despair (Review)
    The Shock of Recognition, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    Commonweal, August 6, 1943, p. 400
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    American Men of Letters (Review)
    The Shock of Recognition, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    The Nation, July 17, 1943, p. 73
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    Creative Encounters (Review)
    The Shock of Recognition, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    The New Republic, June 14, 1943, p. 802
  5. Books
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    The Shock of Unrecognition (Review)
    The Shock of Recognition, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    The Partisan Review, September 1943, pp. 439-441
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    "The Whole Circle Round" (Review)
    The Shock of Recognition, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    The Saturday Review, July 10, 1943, p. 11
  7. Books
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    Lack of Confidence (3 Reviews)
    The Shock of Recognition, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    2. A Charmed Life by Mary McCarthy
    3. Anglo-Saxon Attitudes by Angus Wilson
    Encounter, July 1956, pp. 75-77
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    Briefly Noted (5 Reviews)
    General
    1. Trail to Light by Robert P. Parsons
    2. The Day of Reckoning by Max Radin
    3. Mark Twain: Man and Legend by J. De Lancey Ferguson
    4. The Humboldt: Highroad of the West by Dale L. Morgan
    5. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    The New Yorker, June 12, 1943, p. 67
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    Pick of the Paperbacks (10 Reviews)
    The Shock of Recognition, by Edmund Wilson
    1. The Shock of Recognition by Edmund Wilson
    2. Winter's Tales by Isak Dinesen
    3. Captain Dreyfus: The Story of Mass Hysteria by Nicholas Halasz
    4. Hart Crane: The Life of an American Poet by Philip Horton
    5. The Scenic Art by Henry James and Allan Wade
    6. Noble Essences by Osbert Sitwell
    7. Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne
    8. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
    9. The Bachelor Party, and Other TV Plays by Paddy Chayefsky
    10. The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells
    The Saturday Review, February 23, 1957, pp. 32-33