The Bit Between My Teeth

The Bit Between My Teeth

A Literary Chronicle of 1950-1965

Edmund Wilson


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The Bit Between My Teeth: A Literary Chronicle of 1950-1965 collects Edmund Wilson's masterful essays written during a fifteen year span.

Originally published in leading periodicals like the New Republic, the New York Review of Books, and the New Yorker, this collection features literary criticism, essays, and reviews by Wilson on F. Scott Fitzgerald, H.L. Mencken, Bernard Shaw, Max Beerbohm, James Branch Cabell, Marquis de Sade, and more.


Edmund Wilson:
Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) was a novelist, memoirist, playwright, journalist, poet, and editor but it is as a literary critic that he is most highly regarded. His more than twenty books include Axel’s Castle, Patriotic Gore, To the Finland Station, and Memoirs of Hecate County.