Paris Publishers of the 1920s

an exhibit originally developed for the American Literature Club 
Thomas Cooper Library, September 1999

Text by Patrick Scott; hypertext by Mila Tasseva

Other Resources
   

Some on-line resources on literary Paris in the 1920s:

The Sylvia Beach Papers (including a biographical page)

Harry Crosby (with links to Crosby's poems)

The University of South Carolina's F. Scott Fitzgerald home-page

Hemingway's Paris: A Hypertext Resource, with maps of 1920s Paris showing the locations of bookstores

Placed in Paris (from the Universty of Delaware Hemingway centenary exhibit)

The Ezra Pound Page

Gertrude Stein Online


Selected print resources on Paris publishing of the 1920s:

Sylvia Beach, Shakespeare and Company (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1959).

Shari Benstock, Women of the Left Bank: Paris, 1900-1940 (austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1986).

Matthew J. Bruccoli and Robert W. Trogdon, eds., American Expatriate Writers: Paris in the Twenties (Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series, volume 15) (Detroit: Gale Research, 1997).

Anne Conover, Caresse Crosby (Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1989).

Noel R. Fitch, Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation (New York: Norton, 1983).

Hugh Ford, Published in Paris: American and British Writers, Printers, and Publishers in Paris, 1920-1939 (New York: Macmillan, 1975).

Robert McAlmon, revised by Kay Boyle, Being Geniuses Together, 1920-1930 (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1968).

George R. Minkoff, A Bibliography of the Black Sun Press (Great Neck, NY: Minkoff, 1970).

Sanford J. Smoller, Adrift Among Geniuses: Robert McAlmon, Writer and Publisher (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania University State Press, 1975).

Geoffrey Wolff, Black Sun: the Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby(New York: Random House, 1976).

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