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F. Scott Fitzgerald at Work [electronic resource] : The Making of "The Great Gatsby" / Horst H. Kruse.

Author/Creator:
Kruse, Horst Hermann, author.
Publication:
Tuscaloosa, Alabama : The University of Alabama Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (169 p.)
Subjects:
Fiction -- Authorship -- Psychological aspects.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Great Gatsby.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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 fresh facts that illuminate the experiences and source materials upon which Fitzgerald based this quintessentially American masterpiece. They confirm author Horst Kruse's view that Fi
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.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8173-8770-6
OCLC:
887503662
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