McAlmon and the Lost Generation: A Self Portrait

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McAlmon and the Lost Generation: A Self Portrait

Format: Hardcover

  • 1962
  • First Edition
  • University of Nebraska Press


  • Some minor underlining

  • some wear on  dust jacket
  • protected in brodart archival covering

Author: Robert E. Knoll


McAlmon and the Lost Generation: A Self-Portrait (1962) is a collection of his autobiographical writings.

Robert McAlmon, in full Robert Menzies McAlmon, (born March 9, 1896, Clifton, Kan., U.S.—died Feb. 2, 1956, Desert Hot Springs, Calif.), American author and publisher and an exemplar of the literary expatriate in Paris during the 1920s. Many of his short stories, however, are based on his own youthful experiences living in small South Dakota towns.

He published works by Gertrude Stein, and Ernest Hemingway.McAlmon typed and edited the handwritten manuscript of Ulysseys by James Joyce with whom he had a friendship.


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