Joseph Leon Edel

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Joseph Leon Edel

Death: September 05, 1997 (89)
Immediate Family:

Son of Simon Edel and Private
Brother of Abraham Edel

Managed by: Tommaso Valarani
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About Joseph Leon Edel

Joseph Leon Edel (9 September 1907 – 5 September 1997) was a North American literary critic and biographer. He was the elder brother of North American philosopher Abraham Edel.

The Encyclopædia Britannica calls Edel "the foremost 20th-century authority on the life and works of Henry James." His work on James won him both a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize

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Joseph Leon Edel's Timeline

September 9, 1907
September 5, 1997
Age 89