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Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation
Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties By Fitch, Noel Riley (Book - 1983 ) 070.50944 F545s 1983 All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The definitive guide to the Lost Generation. An interesting mix of history and anecdotes from 1920s expatriate Paris plus a great introduction to the literati of the time.

The Crazy Years : Paris In The Twenties
The Crazy Years : Paris In The Twenties By Wiser, William (Book - 1983 ) 944.361 W814c Available in some locations

Annotation:Truth is stranger than fiction and in this biography of Paris in the 1920s, there are some unbelievably crazy stories.

Expatriate Paris
Expatriate Paris A Cultural and Literary Guide to Paris of the 1920s By Hansen, Arlen J. (Book - 1990 ) 914.4361 H249e Available in some locations

Annotation:"When good Americans die, they go to Paris," wrote Oscar Wilde. Paris in the 1920s had a glut of expatriates, because of the freedoms, the exchange rate, the art, etc. This is a guide of the times and myriad characters.

Women of the Left Bank
Women of the Left Bank Paris, 1900-1940 By Benstock, Shari (Book - 1986 ) 809.8928 B474w Available in some locations

Annotation:A look at the often overlooked women of the time who were writers, artists, free spirits, and deserve to be remembered as well as the male counterparts of the generation.

Paris Was A Woman
Paris Was A Woman (DVD - 2003 ) DVD 944.36 PARIS Available in some locations

Annotation:This documentary combines photos, film footage, and interviews to bring light to why so many women gravitated towards Paris in the 1920s and the role of lesbianism in this community.

Charmed Circle: Gertrude Stein & Company
Charmed Circle: Gertrude Stein & Company By Mellow, James R. (Book - 1974 ) B-S8185m Available in some locations

Annotation:Gertrude Stein's salon was mecca to the writers and artists in and around Paris in the 1920s. A collector of art, she also collected the names of those most famous (before they were known to the world) as her chosen company.

Gertrude and Alice
Gertrude and Alice By Souhami, Diana (Book - 1991 ) B-S8185sg Available in some locations

Annotation:Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, seemingly opposites, had a lasting relationship. This is their biography.

Two Lives
Two Lives Gertrude and Alice By Malcolm, Janet (Book - 2007 ) B-S8185ma 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Alice appeared quiet, Gertrude domineering. Learn more about this legendary couple.

Everybody Was So Young
Everybody Was So Young Gerald and Sara Murphy, A Lost Generation Love Story By Vaill, Amanda (Book - 1998 ) 759.13 M978v 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:Gerald and Sara Murphy took in those glittering people around them as dear friends and offered them stability.

Living Well Is the Best Revenge
Living Well Is the Best Revenge By Tomkins, Calvin (Book - 1971 ) B-M977t Available in some locations

Annotation:If living well is the best revenge, the Murphy's perfected it.

Zelda A Biography By Milford, Nancy (Book - 2011 ) B-F55456m 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Portrayed as crazy by some, Nancy Milford argues that hers was a talent as a great and valid as Fitzgerald's.

Nancy Cunard
Nancy Cunard Heiress, Muse, Political Idealist By Gordon, Lois G. (Book - 2007 ) B-Cu914g 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Here is a life that often slips through the cracks of the Lost Generation. Learn about her contributions and relationships with others of her generation.

Djuna, the Life and Times of Djuna Barnes
Djuna, the Life and Times of Djuna Barnes By Field, Andrew (Book - 1983 ) B-Ba261f Available in some locations

Annotation:Her life ended as a recluse in Greenwich village, but she was a prominent figure in the 1920s Paris literary scene.

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