Rediscovering the Lost Generation: Inside the World of Shakespeare and Company

Date(s) - November 18, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where did Ernest Hemingway and other members of the Lost Generation buy and borrow books? Shakespeare and Company—the bookshop and lending library founded by one-time Princeton resident Sylvia Beach in Paris in 1919. Join Professor Joshua Kotin (Princeton U), Director of the Shakespeare and Company Project, a digital humanities initiative that brings the world of Shakespeare and Company to life, and Professor Keri Walsh (Fordham U), editor of the The Letters of Sylvia Beach, to learn more about the Lost Generation and the books they loved.

Presented via Crowdcast; click here to register. 

Co-presented by the Shakespeare and Company Project, Princeton Public Library, and the Historical Society of Princeton.