Edmund White

Edmund White (b. Ohio, USA, 1940) is the author of many critically acclaimed books, the most recent being The Flaneur . He was made an officer in the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and won a literary prize from the Festival of Deauville. He now teaches at Princeton University. His acclaimed autobiography, My Lives , was published by Bloomsbury in 2006, while his play, Terre Haute , was published by Methuen Drama in 2007.

Personality Profile For Edmund White

Edmund White

The following is a personality profile of Edmund White based on his work.

Edmund White is shrewd, somewhat inconsiderate and can be perceived as compulsive.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Edmund White is also self-focused: he is more concerned with taking care of himself than taking time for others.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for self-expression.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.


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