F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby: Essays * Articles * Reviews / Edition 1

F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby: Essays * Articles * Reviews / Edition 1

by Nicolas Tredell, Nicolas (Ed.) Tredell
     
 

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 surrounding Fitzgerald's novel. The extracts and essays included here reflect The Great Gatsby's place as one of the first American novels to make significant use of

See more details below

Overview

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 surrounding Fitzgerald's novel. The extracts and essays included here reflect The Great Gatsby's place as one of the first American novels to make significant use of modernist techniques and explore the influence of this "Lost Generation" work on later American writings. In considering secondary sources from the twenties to the present, this smart and sophisticated study guide offers readers an invaluable resource on this complex rendering of a moment in American history.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231115353
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
08/04/1999
Series:
Columbia Critical Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction5
Ch. 1The Road from West Egg: Early Reviews to Posthumous Revival, 1925-4911
Ch. 2Dream, Time and Craft: Interpreting Gatsby in the 1950s51
Ch. 3Precision Lenses and New Optics: Deeper Visions and Dissenting Views in the 1960s73
Ch. 4History, Herstory and Other Stories: From Political Gatsby to Gay Gatsby in the 1970s104
Ch. 5New Roads to West Egg - Brecht, Bakhtin and Baudrillard at Gatsby's party: postmodernism, popular culture and gender in Gatsby criticism in the 1980s and 1990s136
Bibliography167
Notes175

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >