The Oxford Companion to Twentuieth Century Literatue oin English says that the phrase is a term for the American and British writers who chose to live in Europe, chiefly in Paris, during the 1920s. It lists the following as 'notable members':
Ernest Hemingway F. Scott Fitzgerald Ezra Pound Ford Madox Ford James Joyce Malcolm Cowley Robert McAlmon Archibald MacLeish John Dos Passos e. e. cummings Hart Crane
The term was invented by Gertrude Stein.
Nov 18 02, 12:54 PM
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