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The Great Gatsby



The exemplary novel of the Jazz Age, F. Scott Fitzgeralds’ third book, The Great Gatsby (1925), stands as the supreme achievement of his career. T. S. Eliot read it three times and saw it as the “first step” American fiction had taken since Henry James; H. L. Mencken praised “the charm and beauty of the writing,” as well as Fitzgerald’s sharp social sense; and Thomas Wolfe hailed it as Fitzgerald’s “best work” thus far. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the…

The Great Gatsby

Pub Date : 2016-05-15 | Author : Fitzgerald, Francis Scott | Publisher : Aegitas

ISBN 10 : 9781772468496
ISBN 13 : 1772468495

The Great Gatsby is a novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West Egg on prosperous Long Island. The..

F Scott Fitzgerald S The Great Gatsby

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Harold Bloom | Publisher : Infobase Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781438132761
ISBN 13 : 143813276X

Presents a series of critical essays discussing the structure, themes, and subject matter of Fitzgerald's story of the love between wealthy Jay Gatsby and the beautiful Daisy Bucha..

F Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Nicolas Tredell | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231115350
ISBN 13 : 9780231115353

More critical writing exists on The Great Gatsby than on any other work of American fiction. This Columbia Critical Guide introduces and contextualizes the key critical debates sur..

The Great Gatsby

Pub Date : 1998-03-05 | Author : F. Scott Fitzgerald | Publisher : Oxford Paperbacks

ISBN 10 : 0192832697
ISBN 13 : 9780192832696

A portrayal of the power of romantic imagination, as well as the pathos and courage entailed in the pursuit of an unattainable dream, The Great Gatsby is a classic fiction of hope ..

The Story Behind F Scott Fitzgerald S The Great Gatsby

Pub Date : 2006-09-08 | Author : Laura Hensley | Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library

ISBN 10 : 1403482055
ISBN 13 : 9781403482051

Provides a background for F. Scott Fitzgerald's famous novel by looking at relevant biographical details about his life and providing historical details that place the story in con..

The Great Gatsby

Pub Date : 2011-09-01 | Author : Virginia Lee | Publisher : Insight Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781875882083
ISBN 13 : 1875882081

Insight Study Guides are written by experts and cover a range of popular literature, plays and films. Designed to provide insight and an overview about each text for students and t..

F Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby

Pub Date : 1991-08-30 | Author : F. Scott Fitzgerald | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521402301
ISBN 13 : 9780521402309

Background information accompanies the story of a young man, newly rich, who tries to recapture the past and win back his former love, despite the fact that she has married..

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