F. Scott Fitzgerald in Context (Literature in Context) by Bryant Mangum

By Bryant Mangum

The fiction of F. Scott Fitzgerald serves as a compelling and incisive chronicle of the Jazz Age and melancholy period. This assortment explores the measure to which Fitzgerald was once in track with, and keenly observant of, the social, ancient and cultural contexts of the Twenties and Thirties. unique essays from 40 foreign students survey quite a lot of severe and biographical scholarship released on Fitzgerald, reading the way it has advanced when it comes to severe and cultural traits. The essays additionally exhibit the micro-contexts that experience specific relevance for Fitzgerald's paintings - from the literary traditions of naturalism, realism and excessive modernism to the emergence of teen tradition and prohibition, early twentieth-century model, structure and layout, and Hollywood - underscoring the total quantity to which Fitzgerald internalized the realm round him.

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