Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Harvard University Press #ad - Placing him among progressives such as Charles Beard, and Thorstein Veblen, Randolph Bourne, David Brown reveals Fitzgerald as a writer with an encompassing historical imagination. Pigeonholed as a jazz age epicurean and an emblem of the Lost Generation, Fitzgerald was at heart a moralist struck by the nation’s shifting mood and manners after WWI.

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The Crack-Up

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New Directions #ad - Compiled and edited by Edmund Wilson shortly after F. Eliot, john dos passos—tells of a man with charm and talent to burn, whose gaiety and genius made him a living symbol of the Jazz Age, and whose recklessness brought him grief and loss. Scott fitzgerald's death, edith wharton, this revealing collection of his essays—as well as letters to and from Gertrude Stein, T.

S. A self-portrait of a great writer 's rise and fall, intensely personal and etched with Fitzgerald's signature blend of romance and realism. The crack-up tells the story of Fitzgerald's sudden descent at the age of thirty-nine from glamorous success to empty despair, and his determined recovery. Fitzgerald's physical and spiritual exhaustion is described brilliantly, " noted The New York Review of Books: "the essays are amazing for the candor.

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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

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Vintage #ad - A revelatory look into the life and work of ernest hemingway, considered in his time to be the greatest living American novelist and short-story writer, winner of the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. The first full biography of ernest hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, Henry Miller, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, and Louise Bryant.

Mary dearborn's new biography gives the richest and most nuanced portrait to date of this complex, enigmatically unique American artist, whose same uncontrollable demons that inspired and drove him throughout his life undid him at the end, and whose seven novels and six-short story collections informed--and are still informing--fiction writing generations after his death.

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I'd Die For You: And Other Lost Stories

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Scribner #ad - Scott fitzgerald’s stories never widely shared. All were lost, in one sense or another: lost in the painful shuffle of the difficulties of Fitzgerald’s life in the middle 1930s; lost to readers because contemporary editors did not understand or accept what he was trying to write; lost because archives are like that.

Rather than permit changes and sanitizing by his contemporary editors, Fitzgerald preferred to let his work remain unpublished, even at a time when he was in great need of money and review attention. His best readers will find much to enjoy” The New York Times Book Review. I’d die for you, edited by Anne Margaret Daniel, is a collection of F.

I’d die for you is a revealing, intimate look at Fitzgerald’s creative process that shows him to be a writer working at the fore of modern literature—in all its developing complexities. Others are stories that could not be sold because their subject matter or style departed from what editors expected of Fitzgerald.

I'd Die For You: And Other Lost Stories #ad - Lucky us” Newsday. Some of the eighteen stories were physically lost, coming to light only in the past few years. A collection of the last remaining unpublished and uncollected short stories by F. Scott fitzgerald, the iconic American writer of The Great Gatsby who is more widely read today than ever. A treasure trove of tales too dark for the magazines of the 1930s.

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Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda: The Love Letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

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Scribner #ad - Bryer and Cathy W. Edited by renowned Fitzgerald scholars Jackson R. Bryer and Cathy W. Pure and lovely…to read Zelda’s letters is to fall in love with her. The washington Post Edited by renowned Jackson R. Barks, eleanor lanahan, with an introduction by Scott and Zelda's granddaughter, this is a welcome addition to the Fitzgerald literary canon.

In dear scott, dearest zelda, over 300 of their collected love letters show why theirs has long been heralded as one of the greatest love stories of the 20th century. Barks, eleanor lanahan, with an introduction by Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald's granddaughter, this compilation of over three hundred letters tells the couple's epic love story in their own words.

Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda: The Love Letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald #ad - Scott and zelda fitzgerald's devotion to each other endured for more than twenty-two years, through the highs and lows of his literary success and alcoholism, and her mental illness.

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A Life in Letters: A New Collection Edited and Annotated by Matthew J. Bruccoli

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Scribner #ad - Scott fitzgerald's letters, edited by leading Fitzgerald scholar and biographer Matthew J. In this new collection of F. A vibrant self-portrait of an artist whose work was his life. Letters to his editor maxwell perkins illustrate the development of Fitzgerald's literary sensibility; those to his friend and competitor Ernest Hemingway reveal their difficult relationship.

Bruccoli, we see through his own words the artistic and emotional maturation of one of America's most enduring and elegant authors. A life in letters is the most comprehensive volume of Fitzgerald's letters -- many of them appearing in print for the first time. Fitzgerald is by turns affectionate and proud in his letters to his daughter, Scottie, at college in the East while he was struggling in Hollywood.

While many readers are familiar with fitzgerald's legendary "jazz age" social life and his friendships with Ernest Hemingway, and other famous authors, Edmund Wilson, Gertrude Stein, few are aware of his writings about his life and his views on writing. The fullness of the selection and the chronological arrangement make this collection the closest thing to an autobiography that Fitzgerald ever wrote.

A Life in Letters: A New Collection Edited and Annotated by Matthew J. Bruccoli #ad - The most poignant letters here were written to his wife, from the time of their courtship in Montgomery, Zelda, during World War I to her extended convalescence in a sanatorium near Asheville, Alabama, North Carolina. For readers who think primarily of Fitzgerald as a hard-drinking playboy for whom writing was effortless, these letters show his serious, painstaking concerns with creating realistic, durable art.

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Short Stories Collection

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#ad - Scott fitzgerald:the curious case of benjamin buttonmy last flappersthe jelly-beanthe camel's backmay dayporcelain and pinkthe diamond as big as the ritztarquin of cheapside"o russet witch!"the lees oF HAPPINESSMR. Ickyjemina, the mountain girlthe offshore piratethe ice palace head and shouldersthe cut-glass bowlbernice bobs her hairbenedictiondalyrimple goes wrongthe four fists.

This collection includes 19 classical short stories by a famous American writer F.

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This Side of Paradise AmazonClassics Edition

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AmazonClassics #ad - Young midwesterner Amory Blaine is certain he is destined for greatness. He achieved both—becoming an overnight literary success and marrying Zelda barely a week after publication. Amazonclassics brings you timeless works from the masters of storytelling. Ideal for anyone who wants to read a great work for the first time or rediscover an old favorite, these new editions open the door to literature’s most unforgettable characters and beloved worlds.

Revised edition: previously published as This Side of Paradise, this edition of This Side of Paradise AmazonClassics Edition includes editorial revisions. Scott fitzgerald wrote this Side of Paradise in the hopes of attaining celebrity and to win back the spirited Zelda Sayre. On his quest, fulfills his duty in war, he enrolls in Princeton, and becomes enraptured by debutante Rosalind Connage, finds an ephemeral first love, who defines all that Amory has desired and everything he could lose.

This Side of Paradise AmazonClassics Edition #ad - F. As conventions, romance, amory’s restless pursuit of enlightenment takes him down a dark path, and money fail him, but closer to understanding himself and his place in the world.

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Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises

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Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - But the full story of Hemingway’s legendary rise has remained untold until now. Lesley blume resurrects the explosive, restless landscape of 1920s Paris and Spain and reveals how Hemingway helped create his own legend. He made himself into a death-courting, bull-fighting aficionado; a hard-drinking, short-fused literary genius; and an expatriate bon vivant.

The making of ernest hemingway's the sun also rises, spain, ernest hemingway and a clique of raucous companions traveled to Pamplona, the outsize personalities who inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world In the summer of 1925, for the town’s infamous running of the bulls.

Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises #ad - This revolutionary work redefined modern literature as much as it did his peers, who would forever after be called the Lost Generation. Blume’s vivid account reveals the inner circle of the Lost Generation as we have never seen it before, love, sex, and shows how it still influences what we read and how we think about youth, and excess.

 . Then, midnight betrayals, he channeled that trip’s maelstrom of drunken brawls, sexual rivalry, over the next six weeks, and midday hangovers into his groundbreaking novel The Sun Also Rises.

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Tender is the Night: A Novel

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Scribner #ad - He would die six years later without having published another novel, and without knowing that Tender Is the Night would come to be seen as perhaps its author's most poignant masterpiece. Tender is the night is also the most intensely, even painfully, autobiographical of Fitzgerald's novels; it smolders with a dark, bitter vitality because it is so utterly true.

In tender is the night, fitzgerald deliberately set out to write the most ambitious and far-reaching novel of his career, experimenting radically with narrative conventions of chronology and point of view and drawing on early breakthroughs in psychiatry to enrich his account of the makeup and breakdown of character and culture.

Tender is the Night: A Novel #ad - Scott fitzgerald wrote in a friend's copy of Tender Is the Night, "If you liked The Great Gatsby, for God's sake read this. This account of a caring man who disintegrates under the twin strains of his wife's derangement and a lifestyle that gnaws away at his sense of moral values offers an authorial cri de coeur, while Dick Diver's downward spiral into alcoholic dissolution is an eerie portent of Fitzgerald's own fate.

In mabel dodge luhan's words, it raised him to the heights of "a modern Orpheus. ". F. F. Gatsby was a tour de force but this is a confession of faith. Set in the south of france in the decade after world war i, who becomes his wife; and the beautiful, and dangerously unstable mental patient, Tender Is the Night is the story of a brilliant and magnetic psychiatrist named Dick Diver; the bewitching, wealthy, Nicole, harrowing ten-year pas de deux they act out along the border between sanity and madness.

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Zelda: A Biography

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Harper Perennial #ad - Zelda sayre started out as a Southern beauty, became an international wonder, and died by fire in a madhouse. The epitome of the jazz Age, they rode the crest of the era to its collapse and their own. As a result of years of exhaustive research, Nancy Milford brings alive the tormented, elusive personality of Zelda and clarifies as never before her relationship with Scott Fitzgerald.

Scott fitzgerald, she moved in a golden aura of excitement, romance, and promise. Zelda traces the inner disintegration of a gifted, despairing woman, torn by the clash between her husband’s career and her own talent. With her husband, F.

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