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Author Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952.

Title Man from Babel / Eugène Jolas ; edited, annotated, and introduced by Andreas Kramer and Rainer Rumold
Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [1998]
©1998
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Description 1 online resource (xxxix, 326 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Henry McBride series in modernism and modernity
Henry McBride series in modernism and modernity.
Summary The autobiography of Eugene Jolas, available for the first time nearly half a century after his death in 1952, is the story of a man who, as the editor of the expatriate American literary magazine transition, was the first publisher of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake and other signal works of the modernist period. Jolas's memoir provides often comical and compelling details about such leading modernist figures as Joyce, Stein, Hemingway, Breton, and Gide, and about the political, aesthetic, and social concerns of the Surrealists, the Expressionists, and other literary figures during the 1920s and 1930s. Man from Babel both enriches and challenges our view of international modernism and the historical avant-garde
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-318) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Jolas, Eugène, 1894-1952.
Editors -- United States -- Biography.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Translators -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Kramer, Andreas, 1963-
Rumold, Rainer.
ISBN 0300143559 (electronic bk.)
9780300143553 (electronic bk.)