Shakespeare and Company

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U of Nebraska Press, 1991 - Literary Criticism - 230 pages
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In 1919 Sylvia Beach "opened an American bookshop in Paris called Shakespeare and Company. During the following two decades it became practically a clearing house for writers of this vital post-1918 period".-San Francisco Chronicle. "[Miss Beach's] reminiscences are literally an index of everybody in the twenties, and she knew them all".-Janet Flanner, New Yorker. Introduction by James Laughlin.
 

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User Review  - Bruce_Deming - LibraryThing

The story of Sylvia Beach and her expatriot American clientele (such as Hemingway) and the publication of James Joyce's Ullyses. Literary figures abound at this time which is interesting, though many ... Read full review

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User Review  - jcbrunner - LibraryThing

The well connected WASP Sylvia Beach's English bookstore "Shakespeare and Company" served as a pied--terre for the American, British and French literati during the inter-war years. Everybody with ... Read full review

Contents

for Whoissilvier
3
Palais Royal
9
A Bookshop of My Own 75
15
Pilgrims from America
23
Ulysses in Paris
34
Shakespeare and Company to the Rescue
45
Valery Larbaud
54
Joyces Eyes
66
The Silver Ship
127
Jules Romains and the Copains
146
Notre Cher Gide jJ
158
Joyces Exiles
163
Pomes Penyeach
174
Successor to Ulysses
183
Away Away
191
Ulysses Goes to America
201

My Best Customer
77
Bryher
99
Fitzgerald Chamson and Prevost
116
War and the Occupation
213
Index
223
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