The Letters of Sylvia Beach

Paperback | December 6, 2011

bySylvia BeachEditorKeri WalshForeword byNoël Riley Fitch

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Founder of the Left Bank bookstore Shakespeare and Company and the first publisher of James Joyce's Ulysses, Sylvia Beach had a legendary facility for nurturing literary talent.

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Founder of the Left Bank bookstore Shakespeare and Company and the first publisher of James Joyce's Ulysses, Sylvia Beach had a legendary facility for nurturing literary talent.

Keri Walsh is assistant professor of English at Fordham University in New York.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:376 pagesPublished:December 6, 2011Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231145373

ISBN - 13:9780231145374

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List of IllustrationsPreface by Noel Riley FitchAcknowledgmentsIntroductionReferencesChronologyTHE LETTERS OF SYLVIA BEACH I. Friendship and Travel II. World War I III. Shakespeare and Company: Expatriates IV. Shakespeare and Company: 1930s V. Postwar VI. Old Friends and True VII. LegaciesAppendix 1. Morrill Cody's Article on Shakespeare and Company for Publishers Weekly (April 12, 1924) Appendix 2. Beach's Letter of Protest against the Pirating of Ulysses (February 2, 1927) Appendix 3. Beach's Unsent Letter to James Joyce (April 12, 1927) Appendix 4. Beach's Speech for the Institut Radiophonique d'Extension Universitaire (May 24, 1927) Glossary of Correspondents Index

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Beach is an entertaining companion, a wonderful person to spend time with... readers...will be quick to celebrate this editorial achievement.