The Lost Generation from Professor Michael Shelden evokes one of the most creative periods in American literature. Paris of the 1920s served as a base for such authors as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, and Gertrude Stein. In these lectures, Professor Shelden details and provides fresh insight into the unending allure of the Lost Generation-and of the literary output that exerts a continuing influence nearly a century later.
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"Michael Shelden's lectures evoke the bittersweet imagery, scents, and sensibilities of the literary history that graced the Right and Left Banks of Paris between the World Wars. Professor Shelden's (Indiana State University) narration style is characterized by wry wit, passion, humor, and audible regret for having been born a few generations too late to have been part of 1920s Paris. The City of Light was the alluring backdrop for the creative energies of such authors as James Joyce, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound. Shelden provides fresh insights into the lavish influences and vibrant environment that so transformed and nurtured the craft of these talented writers. As Shelden wistfully states, "They not only lived in Paris, Paris lived on in them." A.W. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"
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