Shakespeare and Company

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Sylvia Beach
SB was hunting down a copy of Paul Fort 's Vers et prose, and was directed to Monnier's bookshop. She found the shop's owner surprisingly warm and friendly. Adrienne declared that she like[d] America...
Friends, Associates Bryher
Bryher met Sylvia Beach and Adrienne Monnier , her future friends and collaborators, at Beach's Paris bookshop, Shakespeare and Company .
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
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Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
Over the years, the old crowd had begun to disperse and the Saturday evening salons were frequented more by writers and less by artists. Although GS had published only a few volumes and had often...
Friends, Associates Sylvia Beach
Friends and patrons Dorothy Richardson and Bryher were tireless in recruiting women subscribers to sustain Shakespeare and Company .
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
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Leisure and Society Sylvia Beach
T. S. Eliot made a special appearance at SB 's Shakespeare and Company to read The Waste Land and Burnt Norton to Les Amis de Shakespeare and Company .
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
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Occupation Sylvia Beach
SB opened the bookshop Shakespeare and Company at 8 rue Dupuytren in Paris with money raised by her mother .
Beach, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. Harcourt, Brace, 1959.
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Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
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Occupation Sylvia Beach
SB handed James Joyce the first copy of Ulysses on his fortieth birthday; she placed the second copy in the window of Shakespeare and Company .
Beach, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. Harcourt, Brace, 1959.
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Occupation Bryher
Bryher made a financial commitment to Shakespeare and Company as well: in 1937, for instance, she donated funds covering most of its annual rent, and provided Beach with an expenses fund thereafter.
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
373-4
With Monnier
Occupation Sylvia Beach
James Joyce asked SB to sign an official contract over the publication rights of Ulysses, a decade after the verbal agreement between them to have Shakespeare and Company publish it.
Fitch, Noel Riley. Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties. W. W. Norton, 1983.
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Beach, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. Harcourt, Brace, 1959.
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Occupation Harriet Shaw Weaver
The Egoist was unable to print any more of the book, and after the journal closed in December 1919 HSW concentrated on volume publication. However, the prosecution of The Little Review for serializing Ulysses in...
Occupation Sylvia Beach
This was the first American bookstore in Paris. It became a focal point of French and American literary activities. In the summer of 1921 the bookstore moved to 12 rue de l'Odéon.
Beach, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. Harcourt, Brace, 1959.
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For...
Other Life Event Sylvia Beach
In the late 1950s SB bequeathed the name and goodwill of Shakespeare and Company to George Whitman , who re-opened it at a new address, 37 rue de la Bûcherie. Under Whitman and later...
Author summary Sylvia Beach
An American expatriate in Paris, SB played a key role in the emergence of literary modernism. She wrote important translations of landmark works of modernist literature, edited a collection of critical reviews and a retrospective...
Publishing Samuel Beckett
This was published by Sylvia Beach 's Shakespeare and Company at Paris, and has been several times reprinted.
Publishing James Joyce
Pomes Penyeach, a tiny volume covered in the pale green of Joyce's favorite apple, the Calville, was published by Shakespeare and Company, selling, as the title suggested, for a shilling or twelve francs.
Ellmann, Richard. James Joyce. Oxford University Press, 1982.
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Drabble, Margaret, editor. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford University Press, 1985.
Parker, Alan. James Joyce: A Bibliography of His Writings, Critical Material, and Miscellanea. F. W. Faxon, 1948.
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