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Book Title: In Transition: A Paris Anthology: Writing And Art From Transition Magazine 1927-30|
Date of issue: May 21st 1990
ISBN 13: 9780436552380
The author of the book: Noël Riley Fitch
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 612 KB
Edition: Secker & Warburg
Read full description of the books In Transition: A Paris Anthology: Writing And Art From Transition Magazine 1927-30:A selection of the some of the best writing to appear in 'Transition', one of the most important literary magazines of the 1920s in Paris. For its time, ‘Transition’ was a mouthpiece of high modernism unmatched by any other journal in Europe; featured here are most of the great avant-garde writers of that era, such as Gide, Joyce, Jung, Kafka, Miro, Rilke, Picasso and Gertrude Stein.
Read information about the authorNoël Riley Fitch is a biographer and historian of expatriate intellectuals in Paris in the first half of the 20th century. Every book Fitch has written has some connection with Paris and the artists who lived and worked there, including her biographies of Sylvia Beach, Anaïs Nin, and Julia Child.
In June 2011 Noël was awarded the prestigious Prix de la Tour Montparnasse literary award in France for the French translation of hers widely acclaimed 1983 book ‘Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation’. Her book Appetite for Life The Biography of Julia Child was written with Mrs. Child’s full cooperation and exclusive authorization. Publishers Weekly said the book is written 'warmly and compellingly’, and Kirkus Reviews called its details “exquisite” and the story “exhaustively researched, and charming.” Entertainment Weekly also named it number five of the ten best books of the year.
Noël recently retired from teaching writing and literature courses for the University of Southern California and the American University in Paris. She lives with her husband in Los Angeles, Paris, and New York City.
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