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The great Gatsby /

Main Author: Fitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940.
Other Authors: Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph, 1931-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991
Series: Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Works. 1991.
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In a single, engaging volume, The Great Gatsby presents a helpful literary guide to one of America's most prized classic novels. First published in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby captured the spirit of the Jazz Age and examined the American obsession with love, wealth, material objects, and class. Considered one of the great novels of the 20th century, Fitzgerald's famous work remains relevant for its observations on the pursuit of the American dream. Coverage includes: An introduction by renowned critic Harold Bloom considers the significance of The Great Gatsby A brief biographical sketch offers insight into Fitzgerald's life The Story Behind the Story details the circumstances surrounding the inception and development of the work A summary with analysis review explains key points of the work Selections from critical essays written by leading scholars provide accessible explorations of the work Annotated bibliographies direct readers to additional materials on the subject and explain the importance of each. Excerpted from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.