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Student Companion to F. Scott Fitzgerald by
Call Number: 813.52 FIT
Publication Date: 2000-07-30
The dazzling, romantic fiction of F. Scott Fitzgerald manages to captivate each new generation of readers. This critical introduction, written specifically for students, offers insightful yet accessible literary criticism for five novels.
A Historical Guide to F. Scott Fitzgerald by
Call Number: 813 HIS
Publication Date: 2004-10-14
This volume of commissioned essays explores topics concerning the historical context of Fitzgerald's writings. Its topics include the literary marketplace of the 1920s and 1930s, the influence of public figures such as Walter Lippmann and H. L. Mencken, the mass market, film and its treatment of the "New Woman," and the aftermath of World War I.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald, in full Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, (born September 24, 1896, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.—died December 21, 1940, Hollywood, California), American short-story writer and novelist famous for his depictions of the Jazz Age (the 1920s), his most brilliant novel being The Great Gatsby (1925)...
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Aspired to Greatness. F. Scott Fitzgerald was born on 24 September 1896, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Beginning early in his life, Fitzgerald strove to become a great writer. In a 1944 essay, "Thoughts on Being Bibliographed," Edmund Wilson wrote that Fitzgerald told him soon after college, "I want to be one of the greatest writers who have ever lived, don't you?"...
An American sublime
Just about all the objections ever levelled at F Scott Fitzgerald for his unseriousness as a writer--that he fawned on the rich; that he was a mongrel of letters; that, being tarred by his self-destructive excesses, he was a wretched custodian of his own talent -- originated with Fitzgerald himself, except for the charge about the rich.
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