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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. Shakespeare and Company evokes the zeitgeist of an era through its revealing glimpses of James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald, Sherwood Anderson, Andre Gide, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, D. H. Lawrence, and others already famous or soon to be.
 
In his introduction to this new edition, James Laughlin recalls his friendship with Sylvia Beach. Like her bookstore, his publishing house, New Directions, is considered a cultural touchstone.

Synopsis:

This book evokes the zeitgeist of an era through its revealing glimpses of James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald, Sherwood Anderson, Andre Gide, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, D.H. Lawrence, and others already famous or soon to be.

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ISBN:
9780803260979
Introduction:
Laughlin, James
Author:
Laughlin, James
Author:
Beach, Sylvia
Publisher:
Unp - Bison Books
Location:
Lincoln :
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
France
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
Publishing
Subject:
Paris
Subject:
Corporate History
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Authors and publishers
Subject:
Booksellers and bookselling
Subject:
Literature publishing
Subject:
Beach, sylvia, 1887-1962
Subject:
Paris (France) Intellectual life 20th century.
Subject:
Corporate & Business History
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - General
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Literature publishing - France - Paris -
Subject:
Paris (France) Intellectual life.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
Rept. 2273
Publication Date:
19911031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus.
Pages:
246
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.25 in 0.65 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This book evokes the zeitgeist of an era through its revealing glimpses of James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald, Sherwood Anderson, Andre Gide, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, D.H. Lawrence, and others already famous or soon to be.
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