American Expatriate Writing and the Paris Moment: Modernism and Place / Edition 1

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Pizer (English, Tulane U.) examines the work of American writers self-exiled to Paris during the 1920s and 1930s, noting significant differences between the genres of expatriate autobiography and fiction. Writers examined in detail include Hemingway, Stein, Nin, Dos Passos, Fitzgerald, and Miller. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807122204
  • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1997
  • Series: Modernist Studies Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 149
  • Product dimensions: 6.03 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.43 (d)

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Table of Contents

Prologue: The Shape of the Myth 1
The Moment Remembered and Imagined: Autobiography
A Moveable Feast 7
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas 27
The Diary of Anais Nin, 1931-1934 48
The Moment Imagined and Remembered: Fiction
The Sun Also Rises 73
Nineteen-Nineteen 86
Tender Is the Night 103
The Moment Synthesized
Tropic of Cancer 123
Epilogue 141
Selected Bibliography 145
Index 147
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