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Bright Young People : the lost generation of London's Jazz Age, D. J. Taylor

Label
Bright Young People : the lost generation of London's Jazz Age
Title
Bright Young People
Title remainder
the lost generation of London's Jazz Age
Statement of responsibility
D. J. Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A historical assessment of the bohemian socialites of 1920s London traces their half-century dominance over the Western world's social scene and the ways in which they inspired the works of such authors as Evelyn Waugh and Nancy Mitford, in an account that also explores their hidden struggles with wartime tragedies and addiction
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1960-
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Taylor, D. J.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Great Britain
  • Children of the rich
  • Bohemianism
  • Anxiety in youth
  • Great Britain
Label
Bright Young People : the lost generation of London's Jazz Age, D. J. Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 2007 by Chatto & Windus, a division of the Random House Group Limited, Great Britain"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-345) and index
Contents
Dionysius in Mayfair -- Figures in a landscape : the Burra line -- The society racket -- Young men on the make : London 1924-28 : Mr. Pryce-Jones's connections -- Parents and children -- The revolt into style : Elizabeth in parties -- Partygoing : 1929 : on the margin : Inez -- Success and failure : two portraits : the meaning of gossip -- Decline and fall : 1930-31: the books Brian never wrote -- Celebrity culture -- Gay young people : the Byronic manner -- After the dance : 1931-39 -- Projections : Miss Mitford's tone -- Gone to report : 1940 and after -- Appendix : "Darling Eddie...Love B."
Control code
ocn428026658
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American pbk. ed
Extent
xvi, 361 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374116835
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008031366
Other physical details
ill., ports., facs.
System control number
(OCoLC)428026658
Label
Bright Young People : the lost generation of London's Jazz Age, D. J. Taylor
Publication
Note
"Originally published in 2007 by Chatto & Windus, a division of the Random House Group Limited, Great Britain"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-345) and index
Contents
Dionysius in Mayfair -- Figures in a landscape : the Burra line -- The society racket -- Young men on the make : London 1924-28 : Mr. Pryce-Jones's connections -- Parents and children -- The revolt into style : Elizabeth in parties -- Partygoing : 1929 : on the margin : Inez -- Success and failure : two portraits : the meaning of gossip -- Decline and fall : 1930-31: the books Brian never wrote -- Celebrity culture -- Gay young people : the Byronic manner -- After the dance : 1931-39 -- Projections : Miss Mitford's tone -- Gone to report : 1940 and after -- Appendix : "Darling Eddie...Love B."
Control code
ocn428026658
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st American pbk. ed
Extent
xvi, 361 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374116835
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008031366
Other physical details
ill., ports., facs.
System control number
(OCoLC)428026658

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