F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

by Edward J. Rielly


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313331640
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2005
Series: Greenwood Biographies Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Edward J. Rielly is Professor of English at St. Joseph's College. He has published several books on baseball and on popular culture, including The 1960s (Greenwood, 2003) and is the author of some 10 books of poetry.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword


The Early Years: St. Paul and Newman Academy (1896-1913)

Princeton University: Promise and Disappointment (1913-1917)

War and Love: Zelda, the Dream Girl (1917-1920)

Early Success: This Side of Paradise and the Jazz Age (1920-1922)

Long Island and The Great Gatsby: "What a grotesque thing a rose is." (1922-1925)

Building Toward the Crash: The End of the Twenties and Zelda's First Breakdown (1925-1930)

Struggling to Endure: Tender is the Night and the Disintegration of a Marriage (1930-1934)

The Crack-Up Period: Fitzgerald Hits Bottom (1934-1937)

Trying to Resurrect the Dream: Hollywood, Sheilah Graham, and The Love of the Last Tycoon (1937-1940)

The Comeback: F. Scott Fitzgerald's Place in American Literature (1940-the Present)


Appendix: The Published Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Further Reading


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