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Shakespeare and Company

Author: Sylvia Beach
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., [1959] ©1959
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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The first publisher of James Joyce's "Ulysses" tells the story of her American bookshop in Paris, which was a center for famous writers of the twenties.
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Genre/Form: History
Correspondance
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beach, Sylvia.
Shakespeare and Company.
New York, Harcourt, Brace [1959]
(OCoLC)713118512
Named Person: Sylvia Beach; Sylvia Beach
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Beach
OCLC Number: 573446
Notes: Includes index.
"A Harvest Book."
Description: xiii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: "for Who-is-silvier-" --
Palais Royal ; The little gray bookshop of A. Monnier --
A bookshop of my own ; Setting up shop ; Shakespeare and Company opens its doors --
Pilgrims from America ; Mr. and Mrs. Pound ; Two customers from the Rue de Fleurus ; Sherwood Anderson --
Ulysses in Paris ; James Joyce, care of Shakespeare and Company --
Shakespeare and Company to the rescue ; Darantiere of Dijon ; A missing subscriber --
Valery Larbaud ; 12 Rue de l'Odéon ; Greek blue and circe --
Joyce's eyes ; At Larbaud's ; Garlic in a sponge ; Joyce and George Moore ; The reading at A. Monnier's ; "Saint Harriet" --
My best customer --
First copies of Ulysses ; Minerva-Hemingway ; A photograph of Mr. Bloom ; "Those scribblings of mine" ; Shakespeare and Company regrets ... ; Second edition ; Ulysses settles down --
Bryher --
Variety ; Visitors and friends ; "The crowd" --
Fitzgerald, Chamson, and Prévost ; A. MacLeish ; Ballet Mécanique --
The silver ship ; Whitman in Paris ; Contact and three mountains ; Jack Kahane ; The Crosbys ; Plain edition ; Gargoyle and Transatlantic ; Ernest Walsh and this quarter ; Transition ; Commerce ; Our friend Stuart Gilbert --
Jules Romains and the "Copains" ; A French Shakespearean ; Jean Schlumberger ; Léon-Paul Fargue ; Raymonde --
"Notre cher gide" ; My friend Paul Valéry --
Joyce's exiles ; "A.L.P." ; Two records --
Pomes penyeach ; Our exag ; Pirates --
Successor to Ulysses ; James and two Johns --
Away, away ... ; Joyce's way of life --
Ulysses goes to America ; The thirties ; Friends of Shakespeare and Company ; "Expo 1937" --
War and the occupation ; Shakespeare and Company vanishes --
The liberation ; Hemingway liberates the Rue de l'Odéon.
Responsibility: by Sylvia Beach.

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The first publisher of James Joyce's "Ulysses" tells the story of her American bookshop in Paris, which was a center for famous writers of the twenties.

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