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Reuel K. Wilson

Reuel K. Wilson is the author of The Literary Travelogue and co-author of Poland’s Caribbean Tragedy. He is currently working on a book, Edmund Wilson and Mary McCarthy on Cape Cod, from which the essay in this issue is taken. Another selection appeared recently in Paris Review.


Edmund Wilson’s Cape Cod Landscape

Beginning in the summer of 1920, when he came to see Edna St. Vincent Millay in Truro, Massachusetts, my father, Edmund Wilson, made a habit of visiting the Cape Cod shoreline. He was fascinated by the Cape's unique mixture of forest, marsh, bay, and [...]