Writing the Lost Generation

Writing the Lost Generation

By bringing together the self-reflective works of the Lost Generation and probing the ways the writers portrayed themselves, Monk provides an exciting and comprehensive overview of modernist expatriates from the United States.

Author: Craig Monk

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

ISBN: 9781587297434

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 232

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Members of the Lost Generation, American writers and artists who lived in Paris during the 1920s, continue to occupy an important place in our literary history. Rebelling against increased commercialism and the ebb of cosmopolitan society in early twentieth-century America, they rejected the culture of what Ernest Hemingway called a place of “broad lawns and narrow minds.” Much of what we know about these iconic literary figures comes from their own published letters and essays, revealing how adroitly they developed their own reputations by controlling the reception of their work. Surprisingly the literary world has paid less attention to their autobiographies. In Writing the Lost Generation, Craig Monk unlocks a series of neglected texts while reinvigorating our reading of more familiar ones. Well-known autobiographies by Malcolm Cowley, Ernest Hemingway, and Gertrude Stein are joined here by works from a variety of lesser-known—but still important—expatriate American writers, including Sylvia Beach, Alfred Kreymborg, Samuel Putnam, and Harold Stearns. By bringing together the self-reflective works of the Lost Generation and probing the ways the writers portrayed themselves, Monk provides an exciting and comprehensive overview of modernist expatriates from the United States.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Expatriates

The Expatriates

Their lavish lifestyle have inspired movies; their awarding winning books have inspired thousands of writers. What was it like to be a Lost Generation writer living in Europe? This book takes you inside to give you a glimpse.

Author: Paul Brody

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 9781629173573

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 300

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Their lavish lifestyle have inspired movies; their awarding winning books have inspired thousands of writers. What was it like to be a Lost Generation writer living in Europe? This book takes you inside to give you a glimpse. It includes biographies on T.S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald as well as an essay on the Lost Generation. Each of the biographies can also be purchased separately.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

After the Lost Generation

After the Lost Generation

John W. Aldridge is one of the few young critics of importance to appear on the literary scene since World War II. In AFTER THE LOST GENERATION he discusses with acumen and discernment the most important works of the young post-war writers ...

Author: John Watson Aldridge

Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN: 9781789123937

Category: History

Page: 211

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John W. Aldridge is one of the few young critics of importance to appear on the literary scene since World War II. In AFTER THE LOST GENERATION he discusses with acumen and discernment the most important works of the young post-war writers of the Forties—Norman Mailer, Irwin Shaw, John Horne Burns, Truman Capote, Gore Vidal, Paul Bowles, Alfred Hayes and others. Aldridge discusses three writers of the 1920’s—Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, and F. Scott Fitzgerald—to introduce the writers of World War II. He draws significant parallels between the work of the two generations—between Hemingway and Hayes, between Fitzgerald and Burns, between Bowles and Hemingway, and between the “lost generation” of the Twenties and the “illusionless lads of the Forties.” More important than the likenesses between the two generations are the new developments. Norman Mailer and Irwin Shaw wrote enormous “encyclopedic” war novels which covered whole armies and had settings in a dozen different lands. John Horne Burns sought relief from the chaos of modernity in Italian culture and Old World tradition. Truman Capote dealt essentially with abnormalities and peculiarities in human nature. Anti-Semitism, the Negro problem, and homosexuality appear time and again in the new writing. The old themes with which Hemingway and Fitzgerald shattered Victorian patterns—sex, drinking, the brutalities of war—are no longer shocking. AFTER THE LOST GENERATION is a penetrating analysis of post-war fiction that already has provoked wide controversy and discussion. “A pioneer study...The first serious and challenging book about the new novelists.”—Malcolm Cowley, New York Herald Tribune
Categories: History

The Lost Generation Reader

The Lost Generation Reader

This anthologies of Lost Generation writers, shows you the work that made the movement. A short book on the history of the movement is also included in the work.Authors and works included in this anthology:E.E. CUMMINGSThe Enormous RoomT.

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Publisher:

ISBN: 1478322969

Category:

Page: 732

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Woody Allen made the glamour of Paris in the twenties magical in Midnight In Paris-but was that really the case? This anthologies of Lost Generation writers, shows you the work that made the movement. A short book on the history of the movement is also included in the work.Authors and works included in this anthology:E.E. CUMMINGSThe Enormous RoomT. S. ELIOTThe Love Song of J. Alfred PrufrockF. SCOTT FITZGERALDFlappers and PhilosophersJAMES JOYCEA Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManEZRA POUNDPoemsGERTRUDE STEINThree Lives
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The Lost Generation

The Lost Generation

Here and there a man bears in his hand the light momentous burden of a letter. “
Ah,” says Tirloir, “I must be writing. Can't go eight days without writing.” “Me too,”
says Eudore, “I must write to my p'tit' femme.” “Is she all right, Mariette?” “Oui, oui
 ...

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing

ISBN: PKEY:SMP2300000063431

Category: Fiction

Page:

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The Lost Generation: The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway, The Great Gatsby by Francis Scott Fitzgerald, Death of a Hero by Richard Aldington, Under Fire: The Story of a Squad by Henri Barbusse. After the First World War, special people returned to their home towns from the front. When the war began, they were still boys, but duty forced them to defend the homeland. "Lost Generation" - as they were called. This concept is used today when we talk about writers who worked during the breaks between the First and Second World Wars, which became a test for all of humanity and were almost all beaten out of their usual, peaceful rut. One of the themes that commonly appears in the authors' works is decadence and the frivolous lifestyle of the wealthy. Writers of the lost generation raise in their works the problem of young people who returned from the war and did not find their home, their relatives. Questions about how to live, how to remain human, how to learn to enjoy life again - this is what is paramount in this literary movement. Table of Contents: 1. Ernest Hemingway: A Farewell to Arms 2. Ernest Hemingway: The Sun Also Rises 3. Francis Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby 4. Richard Aldington: Death of a Hero 5. Henri Barbusse: Under Fire: The Story of a Squad
Categories: Fiction

Lost Generation Journal

Lost Generation Journal

ROBIN DORMAN is very talented in the art of interview and writing . LGJ is ... She
is a student of French and Russian literature , the Lost Generation , and a
devotee of Herman Merman Melville , Charles Dickens , George Eliot , Jane
Austen ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105022049550

Category: Arts, American

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Categories: Arts, American

Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation

Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation

I'm glad to have lived long enough to read it. --Glenway Wescott The story of Sylvia Beach's love for Shakespeare and Company supplies the lifeblood of this book. 'An absorbing book, backed by an impressive amount of research.

Author: Noel Riley Fitch

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393302318

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 447

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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
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Zarathustra s Children

Zarathustra s Children

A study of the enormous influence of the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche on turn-of-the-century German literature.

Author: Raymond Furness

Publisher: Camden House

ISBN: 1571130578

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 220

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A study of the enormous influence of the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche on turn-of-the-century German literature.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Modern Lives

Modern Lives

Modern Lives traces the development of the idea of "the lost generation" and reinterprets it in light of more recent versions of the American 1920s.

Author: Marc Dolan

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:49015002392471

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 253

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Modern Lives traces the development of the idea of "the lost generation" and reinterprets it in light of more recent versions of the American 1920s. Employing a wide range of historical, literary, and cultural theory, Marc Dolan focuses on American versions of "the lost generation," particularly as they emerged in the autobiographical writings of the generation's supposed "members." By examining the narrative and discursive forms that Ernest Hemingway, Malcolm Cowley, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and others imposed on the raw data of their lives, Dolan draws out the subtle relationships between personal and historical narratives of the early twentieth century, as well as the ways in which the mediating notion of a distinct "generation" allowed those authors to pass back and forth between "the personal" and "the historical." Written with the general Americanist rather than the theoretical specialist in mind, Modern Lives opens out the concept of "the lost generation" to reveal the clashing formulations of "self," "society," "nation," and "culture" that were contained within that concept and that continue to influence personal and national self-conceptions in America right down to the present day.
Categories: Literary Criticism

A Year of Writing Dangerously

A Year of Writing Dangerously

Taking the reader on a quest for answers that leads from Foucault’s papers through World War I−era US Army records, the United States Tennis Association, and finally, the masterworks of the Lost Generation, A Year of Writing Dangerously ...

Author: Keith Gandal

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN: 1421423944

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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Taking the reader on a quest for answers that leads from Foucault’s papers through World War I−era US Army records, the United States Tennis Association, and finally, the masterworks of the Lost Generation, A Year of Writing Dangerously is a must-read for any writer, scholar, or part-time athlete looking for enlightenment.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Lamentations of a Lost Generation

The Lamentations of a Lost Generation

At the end of the so - called elections a concerned citizen wrote : “ I have been
talking and writing about my tormented and lost country and disinherited people
because of my conviction that the only person who has the right to say yes when
 ...

Author: John Okwoeze Odey

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4943235

Category: Nigeria

Page:

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Categories: Nigeria

The Georgia Review

The Georgia Review

The Lost Generation ” -so named by Gertrude Stein , herself comfortably “ lost " in
Paris— “ The Lost Generation ” was busy proclaiming itself lost and arguing and
writing and living it up in the sidewalk cafes of the Left Bank . It was an era of ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B677368

Category: American literature

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Categories: American literature

A Lost Generation

A Lost Generation

I am aware that Sirima Bandaranayaka and Felix Banadaranayaka repeatedly
protested , in writing and over the telephone , to all the possible authorities in the
country to intervene and stop the awful violence resorted to by the YES ...

Author: Prins Gunasēkara

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015050769820

Category: Sri Lanka

Page: 776

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Chiefly covers the post 1978 political scene in Sri Lanka.
Categories: Sri Lanka

Twentieth century Literary Criticism

Twentieth century Literary Criticism

... 330-8 characteristics and principles of Vorticism , 338-65 Lewis and Pound ,
365-82 Vorticist writing , 382-416 Vorticist ... short fiction , 305-11 Associated
Power : American writers of short fiction , 311-46 Writers of the Lost Generation
TCLC ...

Author: Gale Research Company

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000057131962

Category: Literature, Modern

Page:

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Excerpts from criticism of the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, and other creative writers, 1900-1960.
Categories: Literature, Modern

Der ungeheure Raum

Der ungeheure Raum

Author: Edward E. Cummings

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:34984719

Category: Soldiers

Page: 313

View: 358

Categories: Soldiers

A Lost Generation

A Lost Generation

Young people were interviewed and they described how they are discriminated
against by adults . Writing up : report - writing was carried out in the first instance
by the team leaders for Burundi and Uganda . Their reports were progressively ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131820214

Category: Child soldiers

Page: 114

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Categories: Child soldiers

American Modernism 1910 1945

American Modernism  1910   1945

A comprehensive reference guide to the modernist movement in American literature, this volume provides a wealth of information on American modernism, the Lost Generation, modernism in the American novel, the Harlem Renaissance, modernism in ...

Author: Roger Lathbury

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 143811852X

Category:

Page:

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A comprehensive reference guide to the modernist movement in American literature, this volume provides a wealth of information on American modernism, the Lost Generation, modernism in the American novel, the Harlem Renaissance, modernism in poetry and drama, and the literary culture of the Moderns. Writers covered include: Countee Cullen, E. E. Cummings, John Dos Passos, T. S. Eliot, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sigmund Freud, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Sinclair Lewis, Eugene O'Neill, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, and more.
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Federal Times

Federal Times

Therein perhaps lies its appeal for a younger generation who otherwise rejects
the past . The writers of the Lost Generation created a mythology that went
beyond realism and did not die with them . If you read this book ( and I suggest
you do ) ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105117445242

Category: Civil service

Page:

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Categories: Civil service

Lost Generation

Lost Generation

lost generation that is really not safe in an effort " to make them tough . ... A Father
' s Exhortation In writing to the church at Thessalonica , Paul compared his
relationship with the Thessalonians to that of a nurse ( clearly meaning “ mother ...

Author: Jamey Ragle

Publisher:

ISBN: 0970063962

Category: Goth culture (Subculture)

Page: 256

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Categories: Goth culture (Subculture)

Thomas Wolfe and the Politics of Modernism

Thomas Wolfe and the Politics of Modernism

CHAPTER FOUR CONFRONTING THE LOST GENERATION IN YOU CAN ' T GO
HOME AGAIN On May 19 , 1938 , Thomas Wolfe delivered his speech “ Writing
and Living ” at the annual Literary Awards Banquet at Purdue University in West ...

Author: Shawn Holliday

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015053477843

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 156

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Once one of the most popular fiction writers in all of American literature, Thomas Wolfe now stands in a tenuous position in the American literary canon. This book combats the academic and critical inertia that currently surrounds Wolfe by exploring his complex relationship to modernism. The experimental nature of Wolfe's fiction, his troubling associations with other writers and artists, his complicated publishing practices, and the development of his late political conscience are analyzed to reestablish his importance to this historically avant-garde literary movement and to twentieth-century American literature.
Categories: Literary Criticism