Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 447 pages
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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 that happened before and after my time. I'm glad to have lived long enough to read it. --Glenway Wescott
 

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Review: Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

I am sorry to report that after the initial coverage of Sylvia's background and the initial drawing together of the major characters around her shop.... things got very tedious. Especially as things ... Read full review

Review: Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties

User Review  - Sue - Goodreads

Earlier this year, I read Richard Ellman's James Joyce, a painstaking biography of the man and his time and, above all, his writing. Integral to Joyce's key work Ulysses meeting the world was the ... Read full review

Contents

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11
II
13
III
19
IV
42
V
65
VI
93
VII
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VIII
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XII
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XIII
260
XIV
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XV
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XVI
322
XVII
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XVIII
356
XIX
373

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Noel Riley Fitch is a historian, biographer, and lecturer. She occasionally teaches writing and literature courses for the University of Southern California and the American University in Paris. Her permanent home is in Los Angeles.

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