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F. Scott Fitzgerald - American Writers 15

F. Scott Fitzgerald - American Writers 15: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1961
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald - American Writers 15
    Book Description:

    F. Scott Fitzgerald. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5232-7
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. F. Scott Fitzgerald
    (pp. 5-45)

    The general acceptance of Scott Fitzgerald into the ranks of serious and ambitious American novelists had to wait until his death in 1940. He was forty-four when he died and the story of the early rise and abrupt fall of his literary reputation — as well as his personal fortunes — can be fitted with neat symmetry into those two dramatic decades of the American twentieth century, the twenties and the thirties. The twenties were less than three months old when Fitzgerald’s first novel,This Side of Paradise, arrived and immediately became a famous American book. Within weeks of this...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-48)