Linda Patterson Miller

Linda Patterson Miller

Writers of the Lost Generation

How did the relationships of America’s great writers affect their work?


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ABOUT THE EPISODE

Literary expert Linda Patterson Miller discusses the personal and literary relationships between some of America’s most famous writers, including F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway, as well as why the works of the “lost generation” are still relevant today.

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ABOUT THE GUEST

Linda Patterson Miller, Ph.D. is professor of English at Penn State Abington. Her books include The Book of American Diaries and Letters from the Lost Generation: Gerald and Sara Murphy and Friends; she is currently completing another book on the American expatriate artists in France titled The Summer of ’26 as well as the forthcoming Reading Hemingway: In Our Time.

Miller served as guest scholar for C-Span’s two-hour show on Hemingway, part of the series American Writers: A Journey Through History and has served as a scholarly consultant on expatriate American writers and artists for PBS’ American Playhouse. She’s also a long-time board member of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation.

Miller was selected as the Penn State Humanities Laureate for 2011-12.

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Thursday, May 16 at 8pm

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