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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:   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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Named Person: Sylvia Beach; Sylvia Beach; James Joyce
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Riley Fitch
ISBN: 0393017133 9780393017137 0393302318 9780393302318
OCLC Number: 9133273
Description: 447 p. : ill. ; 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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Noel Riley Fitch has written a perfect book, full to the brim with literary history, correct and whole-hearted both in statement and in implication. She makes me feel and remember a good many things  Read more...

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An absorbing book, backed by an impressive amount of research. Working from the rich collection of Sylvia Beach's papers, Noel Fitch has written an objective story that corrects many of the errors Read more...

 
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