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F. Scott Fitzgerald at work : the making of "The Great Gatsby"

Author: Horst H Kruse
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby occupies a preeminent place in American letters. Scholars have argued that Jay Gatsby is, in fact, the embodiment of American culture and social aspiration. Though The Great Gatsby has been studied in detail since its publication, both readers and scholars have continued to speculate about Fitzgerald's sources of inspiration. The essays in F. Scott Fitzgerald at Work examine  Read more...
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Kruse, Horst Hermann.
F. Scott Fitzgerald at work.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2014
(DLC) 2014006771
(OCoLC)880418716
Named Person: F Scott Fitzgerald
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Horst H Kruse
ISBN: 9780817387709 0817387706
OCLC Number: 887503662
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 154 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Max von Gerlach, the man behind Jay Gatsby: a German immigrant story and its impact on the composition of The Great Gatsby --
Dinner at the Buchanans': eugenics and the beginning of The Great Gatsby --
The Great Gatsby: a view from Kant's window --
transatlantic crosscurrents --
Once by the Atlantic: Nick Carraway's meditation on the course of history and its ideological context.
Responsibility: Horst H. Kruse.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald at Work probes the complex story behind the sources that inspired Fitzgerald, his writing of the novel, and the enduring legacy of The Great Gatsby.  Read more...

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