By Professor 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 used to be in music with, and keenly observant of, the social, old, and cultural contexts of the Twenties and Thirties. unique essays from 40 overseas students survey a variety of serious and biographical scholarship released on Fitzgerald, interpreting the way it has advanced in terms of severe and cultural developments. The essays additionally display 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 youngster tradition and prohibition, early twentieth-century model, structure and layout, and Hollywood - underscoring the whole quantity to which Fitzgerald internalized the realm round him.

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