By Craig Monk
a lot of what we all know approximately those iconic literary figures comes from their very own released letters and essays, revealing how adroitly they built their very own reputations via controlling the reception in their paintings. strangely the literary global has paid much less cognizance to their autobiographies.
In Writing the misplaced Generation, Craig Monk unlocks a chain of missed texts whereas reinvigorating our interpreting of extra well-known ones. famous autobiographies by means of Malcolm Cowley, Ernest Hemingway, and Gertrude Stein are joined the following through works from various lesser-known—but nonetheless important—expatriate American writers, together with Sylvia seashore, Alfred Kreymborg, Samuel Putnam, and Harold Stearns. via bringing jointly the self-reflective works of the misplaced iteration and probing the methods the writers portrayed themselves, Monk presents a thrilling and finished review of modernist expatriates from the United States.
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Writing the Lost Generation: Expatriate Autobiography and American Modernism by Craig Monk