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Multcolib My Librarian Heather: Lost Generation Memoirs

A Moveable Feast
A Moveable Feast By Hemingway, Ernest (Book - 1992 ) 818 H48m 2003 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 41 copies

Annotation:Published posthumously in 1964, this is Hemingway's love letter to the Paris of his youth.

Shakespeare and Company
Shakespeare and Company By Beach, Sylvia (Book - 1982 ) 818 B35s No Longer Available

Annotation:Sylvia Beach was intimately acquainted with the expatriate and visiting writers of the Lost Generation, a label that she never accepted. Like moths of great promise, they were drawn to her well-lighted bookstore and warm hearth on the Left Bank.

Exile's Return
Exile's Return A Literary Odyssey of the 1920s By Cowley, Malcolm (Book - 1976 ) B-C875 1976 Available in some locations

Annotation:The adventures and attitudes shared by the American writers dubbed "the lost generation", are brought to life in this book of prose works. Feeling alienated in the America of the 1920s, Fitzgerald, Crane, Hemingway, Wilder, Dos Passos, Cowley and others "escaped" to Europe, as exiles.

A Second Flowering
A Second Flowering Works and Days of the Lost Generation By Cowley, Malcolm (Book - 1973 ) 813 C875s Available in some locations
Memoirs of Montparnasse
Memoirs of Montparnasse By Glassco, John (Book - 1970 ) B-G553g All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:A delicious book about being young, restless, reckless, and without cares. It is also the best and liveliest of the many chronicles of 1920s Paris and the exploits of the lost generation.

That Summer in Paris
That Summer in Paris Memories of Tangled Friendships With Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Some Others By Callaghan, Morley (Book - 1963 ) 818 C15t Available in some locations

Annotation:It was the fabulous Summer of 1929, when the literary capital of North America had moved to Paris. Hemingway was reading proofs to A Farewell to Arms, and a few blocks away Fitzgerald was struggling over Tender Is the Night. And Morley Callaghan, his first book published to acclaim in New York, arrived in Paris to share the felicities of the literary life.

Being Geniuses Together, 1920-1930
Being Geniuses Together, 1920-1930 By McAlmon, Robert (Book - 1968 ) 818 M1155b1 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:There was no more exhilarating decade in the history of modern letters than the twenties in Paris. They were all there: Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, Gertude Stein, James Joyce, John Dos Passos, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mina Loy, T. S. Eliot, Djuna Barnes, Ford Madox Ford, Katherine Mansfield, Alice B. Toklas... and with them were Robert McAlmon and Kay Boyle.

Kiki's Memoirs
Kiki's Memoirs By Kiki (Book - 1996 ) 709.2 K47k Available in some locations

Annotation:These are the bold and sassy memoirs of the model who became the reigning queen of 1920s Paris - featuring many unpublished Man Ray photographs.

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas By Stein, Gertrude (Book - 1990 ) B-S8185a 1990 Available in some locations

Annotation:Through the eyes of Miss Toklas, Gertrude Stein reviews both of their lives before their meeting and during their years of companionship.

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A personal take on 1920s Paris.


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