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By Kirk Curnutt

Even though F. Scott Fitzgerald is still probably the most recognizable literary figures of the 20 th century, his mythical lifestyles - together with his tempestuous romance along with his spouse and muse Zelda - keeps to overshadow his paintings. despite the fact that glamorous his photo because the poet laureate of the Nineteen Twenties, he used to be in the beginning a very good author with a present for fluid, dependent prose. This advent reminds readers why Fitzgerald merits his preeminent position in literary heritage. It discusses not just his best-known works, the good Gatsby (1925) and gentle Is the evening (1934), however the complete scope of his output, together with his different novels and his brief tales. This booklet introduces new readers and scholars of Fitzgerald to his trademark subject matters, his memorable characters, his major plots, the literary modes and genres from which he borrowed, and his inimitable variety.

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