The Lost Generation

By Jess & Logan

IMPORTANT FACTS

  • The Lost Generation was the generation that came of age during World War I.
  • This generation included writers who lived and rose to prominence in Europe during the 1920's.
  • These writers established many of the stylistic and thematic foundation of modern literature.
  • The Lost Generation writers were particularly associated with the unconventional art scene in Paris.
  • The many writers tended toward philosophic pessimism.
  • They rejected what they considered to be the narrow- mindedness and materialism that followed the end of World War I in 1918.


MLA: Saltzman,Arthur M. "Lost Genration." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2016. Web.16 Mar.2016

Literary Figures of the 1920s: The Lost Generation
Lost Generation