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Why the Lost Generation Writers Still Resonate With Us

Almost a century later, hope continues to endure through disillusionment.

lost generation writers f. scott fitzgerald, ednaedna st. vincent millay, ernest hemingway and virginia woolf
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  • Photo Credit: Lost Generation writers F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Ernest Hemingway and Virginia Woolf. Public Domain.
great gatsby original cover 1925
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  • Photo Credit: The original cover of The Great Gatsby, 1925.
the sun also rises first edition cover 1926
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  • Photo Credit: The original cover of The Sun Also Rises, 1926.

“Perhaps every generation thinks of itself as a lost generation and perhaps every generation is right.”—Fear of Fifty, Erica Jong

mrs. dalloway original cover 1925
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  • Photo Credit: A first edition of Mrs. Dalloway, 1925.