The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby
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F. Scott Fitzgerald


Broccoli, Mathew J. Scott and Ernest: The Fitzgerald Hemingway Friendship. Demythologizes the personal relationship between the two writers through a careful examination of their letters.

Donaldson, Scott. Fool for Love: F. Scott Fitzgerald. Examines Fitzgerald’s need for attention, approval and love from the women in his life.

Latham, Aaron. Crazy Sundays: F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood. A new side of Fitzgerald is discovered through a study of Fitzgerald’s unproduced Hollywood scripts and interviews with friends and colleagues.

Meyers, Jeffrey. Scott Fitzgerald. Draws a parallel between Fitzgerald’s life and his struggle for artistic integrity.

Taylor, Kendall. Sometimes Madness is Wisdom: Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald, a Marriage. Focuses on Zelda’s depths and mysteries, and her contribution to Scott’s fiction.

Westbrook, Robert. Intimate Lies. Explores the last years of Fitzgerald’s life and his love for columnist Sheilah Graham.


F. Scott Fitzgerald: New Perspectives. Seventeen scholarly articles deal with Fitzgerald’s novels, short stories, and essays.

Readings on The Great Gatsby. A collection of criticism in the Literary Companion to Literature Series.

Berman, Ronald. The Great Gatsby and Modern Times. Berman shows how the media, technology, and advertising of the 1920’s shaped Fitzgerald’s novel.

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