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Continual Pilgrimage: American Writers in Paris, 1944-1960
Continual Pilgrimage: American Writers in Paris, 1944-1960
Our Price: $19.00
Year: 1992
Pages: 336
Binding Paperback
ISBN 872863344

Product Code: 756754860

Christopher Sawyer-Laucanno (au). Between 1944 & 1960, a second wave of expatriate American writers took up residence in Paris, some seeking the bohemian life that Paris had offered earlier generations, some escaping from racist & materialistic aspects of the U.S. Richard Wright, James Jones, James Baldwin, William Styron, Chester Himes, George Plimpton, Harry Matthews, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Alexander Trocchi, & William S. Burroughs are among those who produced important & enduring poetry & fiction in Paris. This book is an entertaining account of the friendships & associations they formed, the cross-cultural influences they experienced, what they discovered, & what they brought back.

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