F. Scott Fitzgerald

New Perspectives

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Pages: 296

Trim size: 6.000in x 9.000in

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Paperback

Pub Date: 01/07/2004

ISBN: 9-780-8203-2375-6

List Price: $29.95

F. Scott Fitzgerald

New Perspectives

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Years after his death, F. Scott Fitzgerald continues to captivate both the popular and the critical imagination. This collection of essays presents fresh insights into his writing, discussing neglected texts and approaching familiar works from new perspectives.

Seventeen scholarly articles deal not only with Fitzgerald's novels but with his stories and essays as well, considering such topics as the Roman Catholic background of The Beautiful and Damned and the influence of Mark Twain on Fitzgerald's work and self-conception. The volume also features four personal essays by Fitzgerald's friends Budd Schulberg, Frances Kroll Ring, publisher Charles Scribner III, and writer George Garrett that shed new light on his personal and professional lives. Together these contributions demonstrate the continued vitality of Fitzgerald's work and establish new directions for ongoing discussions of his life and writing.

This book makes a significant contribution to Fitzgerald studies. It is an exciting and challenging series of essays.

—James E. Nagel, University of Georgia

Steven Frye

George Garrett

Richard Lehan

Scott F. Stoddart

Dana Brand

Catherine B. Burroughs

Richard Allan Davison

Edward Gillin

Edward J. Gleason

Bruce L. Grenberg

John Kuehl

André Le Vot

Quentin E. Martin

Robert A. Martin

Frances Kroll Ring

Budd Schulberg

Charles Scribner

H. R. Stoneback

Barbara Sylvester

Nancy P. Van Arsdale

Michel Viel

About the Author/Editor

Jackson R. Bryer (Editor)
JACKSON R. BRYER is a professor of English at the University of Maryland at College Park.

Alan Margolies (Editor)
ALAN MARGOLIES is a professor emeritus of English at John Jay College, City University of New York.

Ruth Prigozy (Editor)
RUTH PRIGOZY is a professor of English at Hofstra University.