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Beach, Sylvia

Overview
Works: 1,015 works in 1,226 publications in 12 languages and 8,782 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Bildungsromans  Stream of consciousness fiction  History  Biography  Allegories  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Former owner, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Honoree, Publisher, Performer, Photographer
Classifications: PR6019.O9, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Sylvia Beach
 
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Most widely held works by Sylvia Beach
James Joyce's letters to Sylvia Beach, 1921-1940 by James Joyce( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare and Company by Sylvia Beach( Book )

98 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advertisement for Beach's lending library and bookstore in Paris, ca. 1920-1927
Ulysses by James Joyce( Book )

5 editions published between 1921 and 1949 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This account of several lower class citizens of Dublin describes their activities and tells what some of them were thinking one day in 1904
Les années vingt : les écrivains américains a Paris et leurs amis, 1920-1930 ; exposition du 11 mars au 25 avril 1959 by France) Centre culturel américain (Paris( Book )

11 editions published in 1959 in French and English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettres à Adrienne Monnier et à Sylvia Beach, 1919-1933 by Valéry Larbaud( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in French and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ulysses in Paris by Sylvia Beach( Book )

5 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen hero by James Joyce( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early version of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man in which Stephen Daedalus rebels against church, country and family, is taken from an incomplete manuscript and is supported by literary and bibliographical notes
Briefe an Sylvia Beach : 1921-1940 by James Joyce( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only nice people in Canada by Ernest Hemingway( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in French and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris 1900 by Bryher( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Melville log : a documentary life of Herman Melville, 1819-1891 by Jay Leyda( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A barbarian in Asia by Henri Michaux( )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quand je vis l'Inde, et quand je vis la Chine, pour la première fois, des peuples, sur cette terre, me parurent mériter d'être réels. Joyeux, je fonçai dans ce réel, persuadé que j'en rapportais beaucoup. Y croyais-je complètement? Voyage réel entre deux imaginaires. Peut-être au fond de moi les observais-je comme des voyages imaginaires qui se seraient réalisés sans moi, œuvre d'autres. Pays qu'un autre aurait inventés. J'en avais la surprise, l'émotion, l'agacement. C'est qu'il manque beaucoup à ce voyage pour être réel. Je le sus plus tard. Faisais-je exprès de laisser de côté ce qui précisément allait faire en plusieurs de ces pays de la réalité nouvelle : la politique? (...) Ce livre qui ne me convient plus, qui me gêne et me heurte, me fait honte, ne me permet de corriger que des bagatelles le plus souvent. Il a sa résistance. Comme s'il était un personnage. Il a un ton. A cause de ce ton, tout ce que je voudrais en contrepoids y introduire de plus grave, de plus réfléchi, de plus approfondi, de plus expérimenté, de plus instruit, me revient, m'est renvoyé ... comme ne lui convenant pas. Ici, barbare on fut, barbare on doit rester. -- Back cover
Dubliners by James Joyce( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of 15 stories provides an introduction to the style and motifs found in Joyce's writing. The stories stand alone as individual scenes of Dublin society and are intertwined by use of autobiography and symbolism."
Sylvia Beach, 1887-1962 by Sylvia Beach( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare y compañía : (texto bilingüe) by Sylvia Beach( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Babylonian epic of creation restored from the recently recovered tablets of Aššur by Stephen Langdon( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writers of the Left Bank. publisher Sylvia Beach discusses Joyce & other men of genius by Sylvia Beach( Recording )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman who published the first edition of James Joyce's Ulysses brings to life a fabulous era as she speaks about Joyce, Gide, Pound, Fitzgerald, Hemingway and other great writers who visited her Shakespeare Bookshop on the left bank in Paris
Andrew Marvell : Texte imprimé by Augustine Birrell( Book )

1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Sylvia Beach by Sylvia Beach( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Founder of the Left Bank bookstore Shakespeare and Company and the first publisher of James Joyce's Ulysses, Sylvia Beach had a legendary facility for nurturing literary talent. In this first collection of her letters, we witness Beach's day-to-day dealings as bookseller and publisher to expatriate Paris. Friends and clients include Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, H. D., Ezra Pound, Janet Flanner, William Carlos Williams, F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce, and Richard Wright. As librarian, publicist, publisher, and translator, Beach carved out a unique space for herself in English and French letters. This collection reveals Beach's charm and resourcefulness, sharing her negotiations with Marianne Moore to place Joyce's work in The Dial; her battle to curb the piracy of Ulysses in the United States; her struggle to keep Shakespeare and Company afloat during the Depression; and her complicated affair with the French bookstore owner Adrienne Monnier. These letters also recount Beach's childhood in New Jersey; her work in Serbia with the American Red Cross; her internment in a German prison camp; and her friendship with a new generation of expatriates in the 1950s and 1960s. Beach was the consummate American in Paris and a tireless champion of the avant-garde. Her warmth and wit made the Rue de l'Odéon the heart of modernist Paris
A portrait of the artist as a young man by James Joyce( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the childhood and youth of an Irish poet-scholar, Stephen Dedalus, who questions his Catholic faith as he reaches manhood in turn-of-the century Dublin
 
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James Joyce's letters to Sylvia Beach, 1921-1940
Alternative Names
Beach, Nancy Woodbridge.

Beach, Nancy Woodbridge 1887-1962

Beach, Sylvia 1887-1962

Sylvia Beach Amerikaans auteur

Sylvia Beach US-amerikanische Buchhändlerin und Verlegerin in Paris

Woodbridge Beach, Nancy.

Woodbridge Beach, Nancy 1887-1962

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Languages
English (129)

French (35)

German (25)

Spanish (10)

Chinese (6)

Japanese (5)

Italian (5)

Swedish (3)

Finnish (2)

Danish (1)

Dutch (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
Shakespeare and CompanyThe letters of Sylvia BeachSylvia Beach and the lost generation : a history of literary Paris in the twenties and thirtiesThe letters of Sylvia BeachWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographs