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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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Nice overview that includes the whole cast of characters who were hanging out in Paris at the time. Makes one realize that the 20s were truly an amazing time when the arts were at a crossroad. A time ... Read full review

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User Review  - PapaDubs - LibraryThing

What a wonderful story about a fascinating woman. Sylvia Beach's selfless devotion to the works of Joyce and others is inspiring. I would have loved to looked through the window and listened at the ... Read full review

Contents

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11
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III
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IV
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V
65
VI
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VII
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VIII
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
356
XIX
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About the author (1985)

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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