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  - 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

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

User Review  - Bill Ardis - Goodreads

Goodreads recommended this and I finally found a copy. Was instantly hooked, Sylvia Beach was a fascinating person. Her bookstore seemed to be at the center of literature in the 1920's, as people like ... Read full review

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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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