- 1,057,711 ratings
- June 10th 1999
by Oxford World's Classics / Oxford University Press, USA
(first published July 20th 1890)
- Date of birth: January 13, 1940
- Born: in The United States.
- Description: Edmund White's novels include Fanny: A Fiction, A Boy's Own Story, The Farewell Symphony, and A Married Man. He is also the author of a biography of Jean Genet, a study of Marcel Proust, The Flâneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris, and, most recently, his memoir, My Lives. Having lived in Paris for many years, he is now a New Yorker and teaches at Princeton University. He was also a member of The Violet Quill, a gay writer's group that met briefly from 1980-81.