A group of U.S. writers who came of age during World War I and established their reputations in the 1920s; are called the ?Lost Generation Writers?.
The term was coined by Gertrude Stein in a remark to Ernest Hemingway. The writers considered themselves “lost” because their inherited values could not operate in the postwar world and they felt spiritually alienated from a country they considered hopelessly average and emotionally lacking. The term embraces Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Dos Passos, E.E. Cummings, Archibald MacLeish, and Hart Crane, among others. I found Ernest Hemingway writing fascinating.
Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Ill., he began work as a journalist after high school. He was wounded while serving as an ambulance driver in World War I. He later became part of a famous group of expatriate writers in Paris, and soon embarked on a life of travel, skiing, fishing, and hunting that would be reflected in his work. His story collection, In Our Time, 1925 was followed by the novel The Sun Also Rises 1926. Later novels included A Farewell to Arms 1929 and To Have and Have Not 1937. His lifelong love for Spain including a fascination with bullfighting led to
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