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Memoirs of Mountparnasse

John Glassco

Memoirs of Mountparnasse

by John Glassco

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Published by O.U.P. in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementintroduction by Leon Edel.
ContributionsEdel, Leon, 1907-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13720565M

Looking for books by John Glassco? See all books authored by John Glassco, including Memoirs of Montparnasse, and Selected Poems with Three Notes on the Poetic Process, and more on Here's another extract from John Glassco's brilliant Memoirs of 's , and Glassco, Robert McAlmon and Graeme Taylor are talking about the up-and-coming Canadian writer, Morley Callaghan, who's just arrived in Paris: 'Today we're meeting the white hope of North American literature,' said Bob one morning.

Memoirs of Montparnasse, by John Glassco a handful of surrealist poems and the first chapter of this book were published in magazines. As he . Man Ray's muse and Hemingway's friend, Kiki of Montparnasse inspired countless artists in s Paris. Her life was wild, exciting and debauched, but, .

In Montparnasse recounts how this artistic revolution came to be amidst the salons and cafés of that vibrant neighborhood. Sue Roe is the author of several books, including In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art and a collective biography of the Impressionists. Also in Arts & Entertainment Biographies & Memoirs. His works include the widely acclaimed Memoirs of Montparnasse (), A Point of Sky (), The Fatal Woman () and Selected Poems () for which he won the Governor General's Award. John Glassco came from an established Montréal family, and lived the better part of his life near the village of Foster in the Eastern Townships of : John Glassco.


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First published inand now a Canadian classic, Memoirs of Montparnasse by John Glassco portrays expatriate life in Paris, which began for him in when he arrived there from Montreal at. Memoirs of Montparnasse by John Glassco Be the first to review this item `A charming memoir of life in Montparnasse in the late s - written at the time and shortly after - when the author, a Canadian poet, was in his.

Memoirs of Montparnasse is a delicious book about being young, restless, reckless, and without cares. It is also the best and liveliest of the many chronicles of s Paris and the exploits of the lost generation.

Innineteen-year-old John Glassco escaped Montreal and his overbearing father for the wilder shores of Montparnasse/5(). Overall Memoirs of Montparnasse was a pleasure to read and I plan on seeking out more of John Glassco’s work in the future. I would certainly recommend this book, though the subject matter may appeal to a somewhat narrower audience than those following Heather’s Picks.

Reading Memoirs of Montparnasse is like running into a dear, witty old friend, one with whom you spent many a long night, many years ago, over bad red wine and spaghetti, in conversation that raged over the world of ideas and experience, a time that left the two of you ecstatic, exhausted.

John Glassco was a Canadian poet, memoirist, novelist and translator. Glassco will be remembered for his brilliant autobiography, his elegant, classical poems, his translations and his erotica.

See also Encyclopaedia Britannica He also published under the pseudonyms Miles Underwood, Sylvia Bayer, George Colman and Jean De Saint-Luc/5. Memoirs of Montparnasse Hardcover – 30 April by John Glassco (Author)/5(19). Sex and parties fill Glassco's memoirs of that period, but the truly extraordinary thing about this book is its honesty, humor, and perfect youthfulness of spirit.

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Shannon was recommending a book called Memoirs of Montparnasse by John Glassco. He was writing in Paris in around the same time as Hemingway. I wrote the title in a margin of my notebook and soon forgot about it.

Forgetting the title has nothing to do with the wine we were drinking. Burp. The best selling of Glassco's non-pornographic works, Memoirs of Montparnasse has enjoyed several editions, the most important being one heavily annotated by his friend Michael Gnarowski (Toronto, ).

The memoir has been translated into German, Spanish and Japanese, and holds the distinction of being the only English Canadian book to have. Click to read more about Memoirs of Montparnasse by John Glassco.

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Translated from the French by Samuel Putnam, and published in Manhattan by Black Manikin Press, her memoirs are a lively account of the bohemian lifestyle typical among.Memoirs of Montparnasse by John Glassco My rating: 4 of 5 stars ”It was henceforth to be the arena of our love, the scene, in the words of Victor Hugo, of our sublime combats; if I had known the toll they took of my strength and health, I might have made them less sublime.Their three-year stay formed the basis of Glassco's Memoirs of Montparnasse (), a description of expatriate life in Paris during the s.

The book is presented as a genuine memoir, although Glassco had lightly fictionalized some aspects of the ry movement: Montreal Group.