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Nabokov’s butterflies

Nonfiction: Nabokov Theory on Butterfly Evolution Is Vindicated (The New York Times) What, might you ask, does this have to do with our collections? Not much, other than the books in the Edmund Wilson Collection signed with butterflies, such as … Continue reading

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The Edmund Wilson Library

Clarissa, by Samuel Richardson One of the most influential man of letters in the twentieth century, Edmund Wilson commands a central position in the study of modern literature. Best known as a book reviewer and literary critic, Wilson did not … Continue reading

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