Exile's Return

Exile's Return : A Literary Odyssey of the 1920s

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The adventures and attitudes shared by the American writers dubbed "the lost generation", are brought to life in this book of prose works. Feeling alienated in the America of the 1920s, Fitzgerald, Crane, Hemingway, Wilder, Dos Passos, Cowley and others "escaped" to Europe, as exiles. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 18mm | 271g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0140187766
  • 9780140187762
  • 481,250

Table of contents

Mansions in the air; war in bohmemia; traveller's cheque; Paris pilgrimages; the death of Dada; the city of anger; the age of islands; echoes of a suicide.
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About Malcolm Cowley

Malcolm Cowley (1898-1989) a leadiing literary figure of his time, wrote numerous books of literary criticism, essays, and poetry.
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