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A historical guide to F. Scott Fitzgerald

Author: Kirk Curnutt
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Historical guides to American authors.
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The historical context of Fitzgerald's writing is explored in these essays, which among other topics discuss the literary marketplace of the 1920s & 1930s, the influence of public figures such as Walter Lippmann, the mass market, motion pictures, & the aftermath of the Great War.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Historical guide to F. Scott Fitzgerald.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)643734114
Named Person: F Scott Fitzgerald; F Scott Fitzgerald; F Scott Fitzgerald; F Scott Fitzgerald; Francis Scott Fitzgerald
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kirk Curnutt
ISBN: 0195153022 9780195153026 0195153030 9780195153033
OCLC Number: 53276320
Description: viii, 285 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Kirk Curnutt --
F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1896-1940 : a brief biography / Jackson R. Bryer --
F. Scott Fitzgerald in his time --
F. Scott Fitzgerald, professional author / James L.W. West III --
Fitzgerald's intellectual context / Ronald Berman --
Fitzgerald's consumer world / Kirk Curnutt --
Fitzgerald's flappers and flapper films of the Jazz Age : behind the morality / Ruth Prigozy --
Fitzgerald and war / James H. Meredith --
Illustrated chronology --
Bibliographical essay : The contours of Fitzgerald's second act / Albert J. DeFazio III --
Contributors --
Index.
Series Title: Historical guides to American authors.
Responsibility: edited by Kirk Curnutt.
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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  Read more...

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Scott Fitzgerald: A historical guide restores Fitzgerald to his literary, intellectual and cultural contexts. TLS

 
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