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  • Biography: Ernest Hemingway Mini Bio

    American History → Writers → Lost Generation
    A short biography of Ernest Hemingway, an influential 20th century author and journalist best known for works such as The Sun Also Rises and The Old Man and the Sea. He is one of the most famous writers of the "Lost Generation," people who came of age during or shortly after the first World War and became disillusioned by the senseless death and destruction.

  • Biography: F. Scott Fitzgerald Mini Bio

    American History → Writers → Lost Generation
    A short biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald, an influential 20th century author best known for works such as The Great Gatsby and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. He is one of the most famous writers of the "Lost Generation," people who came of age during or shortly after the first World War and became disillusioned by the senseless death and destruction.

  • Biography: John Steinbeck Mini Bio

    American History → Writers → Lost Generation
    A short biography of John Steinbeck, an influential 20th century author best known for works such as Of Mice and Men and the Grapes of Wrath. He is one of the most famous writers of the "Lost Generation," people who came of age during or shortly after the first World War and became disillusioned by the senseless death and destruction.

  • Biography: Gertrude Stein Mini Bio

    American History → Writers → Lost Generation
    A short biography of Gertrude Stein, an influential 20th century author, poet, and art collector best known for works such as The Making of Americans and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. She is one of the most famous figures of the "Lost Generation," people who came of age during or shortly after the first World War and became disillusioned by the senseless death and destruction.

  • Biography: James Baldwin Mini Bio

    American History → Writers → Civil Rights
    A short biography of James Baldwin, an influential author, essayist, and playwright known for his insights into Civil Rights, the Black experience in the US, and American society at large. He spent many years abroad, reflecting on the experience of acceptance, or lack thereof, in the US and politics and culture.