The 20s: The Follies & the Triumph of Modernism

136 W 16th St.

Fall 1921, Rental

photo by Robert Bové


Chronology           His Works           The Life          Selected Bibliographic Sources

Contexts: Decades; Locales; Ideas; Authors; Issues


 

 

As Wilson Saw Them

"F. Scott Fitzgerald," "A Preface to Persius," "Burlesque Shows," "A Weekend at Ellerslee, "Edna St. Vincent Millay," and "The Literary Consequences of the Crash" in The Shores of Light: A Literary Chronicle of the Twenties and Thirties.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Young, 1952.  

 "The Follies: 1923-1928" in The American Earthquake: A Documentary of the Twenties and Thirties.  Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1958. 

I Thought of Daisy.   New York: Scribners, 1929.

The Twenties: From Notebooks and Diaries of the Period.  Edited by and with an introduction by Leon Edel.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975.

"F. Scott Fitzgerald," "A Preface to Persius," "Burlesque Shows," "A Weekend at Ellerslee, "Edna St. Vincent Millay," and "The Literary Consequences of the Crash" in The Shores of Light: A Literary Chronicle of the Twenties and Thirties.  New York: Farrar, Straus & Young, 1952.  

 "The Follies: 1923-1928" in The American Earthquake: A Documentary of the Twenties and Thirties.  Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1958. 

The Higher Jazz.  Edited by Neale Reinitz.  Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1998.

 

 

Sources

Baritz, Loren. The Culture of the Twenties.  N.Y.: Bobbs Merrill, 1970.

Castronovo, David.  "Edmund Wilson's 1920s," The New England Review (Fall 2000).

Douglas, Ann.  Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s.  N.Y.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1995.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott.  The Crack Up.  N.Y.: New Directions, 1945.

 

Links

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Ernest Hemingway

The Jazz Age

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back to Edmund Wilson Home Page