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Sylvia Beach and the lost generation : a history of literary Paris in the twenties and thirties

Author: Noel Riley Fitch
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1983.
Series: Norton paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Making use of the author's access to the Beach family papers, this account chronicles the literary circle that gathered at Beach's Paris book shop.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Sylvia Beach; Sylvia Beach; James Joyce; Sylvia Beach; James Joyce; Librerias
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Riley Fitch
ISBN: 0393017133 9780393017137 0393302318 9780393302318
OCLC Number: 9133273
Description: 447 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: A gift of tongues, 1922 --
Who is Sylvia? 1887-1919 --
... and company, 1919-1920 --
The battle of Ulysses, 1920-1921 --
Stratford-on-Odéon, 1921-1922 --
Selling and smuggling Ulysses, 1922 --
"Plurabilities": on new compositions, 1923 --
American in Paris, 1924 --
Summer of "a thousand parties," 1925 --
Walt Whitman in Paris: American rhythms, 1925-1926 --
Transitions, 1926-1927 --
Of translation treaties and travels, 1927-1928 --
"Exagminations," 1929-1930 --
The flowers of friendship fade, 1930-1931 --
In the wake, 1932-1933 --
Storm clouds, 1934-1935 --
Les amis de Shakespeare and Company, 1936-1937 --
Hanging on, 1937-1939 --
"How it ends?" 1939-1941 --
The official period, 1942-1962.
Series Title: Norton paperback.
Responsibility: Noel Riley Fitch.

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Making use of the author's access to the Beach family papers, this account chronicles the literary circle that gathered at Beach's Paris book shop.

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