F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short Stories

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short Stories

by Harold Bloom
     
 

The author best known for the classic novel The Great Gatsby was also a master of the short story. This volume of full-length essays, introduced by Harold Bloom, offers a rare gathering of critical commentary on such widely read stories as "Babylon Revisited," "Bernice Bobs Her Hair," "Crazy Sunday," "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," "May Day," and "Winter Dreams."

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The author best known for the classic novel The Great Gatsby was also a master of the short story. This volume of full-length essays, introduced by Harold Bloom, offers a rare gathering of critical commentary on such widely read stories as "Babylon Revisited," "Bernice Bobs Her Hair," "Crazy Sunday," "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," "May Day," and "Winter Dreams."

Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations, a series of more than 100 volumes, presents the best current criticism on the most widely read and studied poems, novels, and dramas of the Western world, from Oedipus Rex and The Iliad to such modern and contemporary works as William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury and Don DeLillo's White Noise. Each volume opens with an introductory essay and editor's note by Harold Bloom and includes a bibliography, a chronology of the writer's life and works, and notes on the contributors. Taken together, Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations provides a comprehensive critical guide to the most vital and influential works of the Western literary tradition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604132731
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2011
Series:
Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
0.39(w) x 0.36(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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