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F. Scott Fitzgerald

A Literary Life

  • Andrew¬†Hook

Part of the Literary Lives book series (LL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Andrew Hook
    Pages 1-16
  3. Andrew Hook
    Pages 17-31
  4. Andrew Hook
    Pages 32-45
  5. Andrew Hook
    Pages 46-79
  6. Andrew Hook
    Pages 80-117
  7. Andrew Hook
    Pages 118-158
  8. Andrew Hook
    Pages 159-184
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 185-194

About this book

Introduction

Often seen as a mirroring the contemporary movement of American history itself, Scott Fitzgerald's literary life was a roller-coaster ride from early success in the 1920s to apparent oblivion by the end of the 1930s. This study attempts to account for such a problematic career by focusing on Fitzgerald's struggle to sustain a perilous balancing act between his commitment to a totally involving life on the one hand, and his parallel commitment to the serious business of art on the other.

Keywords

America American History art history history of literature knowledge oblivion writing

Authors and affiliations

  • Andrew¬†Hook
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GlasgowUK

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