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The letters of Sylvia Beach

Author: Sylvia Beach; Keri Walsh
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sylvia Beach has been called the patron saint of independent bookstores. In this first collection of her letters, we witness her day-to-day dealings as bookseller and publisher to expatriate Paris.
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Genre/Form: Briefsammlung 1901-1962
Correspondence
Named Person: Sylvia Beach; Sylvia Beach
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Beach; Keri Walsh
ISBN: 9780231145367 0231145365 9780231517843 023151784X
OCLC Number: 320798611
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxiii, 347 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Friendship and travel --
World War I --
Shakespeare and company : expatriates --
Shakespeare and company : 1930s --
Postwar --
Old friends and true --
Legacies --
Appendix I. Morrill Cody's article on Shakespeare and Company for Publishers Weekly : (April 12, 1924) --
Appendix II. Beach's letter of protest against the pirating of Ulysses : (February 2, 1927) --
Appendix III. Beach's unsent letter to James Joyce : (April 12, 1927) --
Appendix IV. Beach's speech for the Institute Radiophonique d'Extension Universitaire : (May 24, 1927).
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by Keri Walsh ; with a foreword by Noel Riley Fitch.

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Sylvia Beach has been called the patron saint of independent bookstores. In this first collection of her letters, we witness her day-to-day dealings as bookseller and publisher to expatriate Paris.

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