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First published in 1920, andlt;Iandgt;Flappers and Philosophersandlt;/Iandgt; marked F. Scott Fitzgerald's entry into the realm of the short story, in which he adroitly proved himself "a master of the mechanism of short story technique" andlt;Iandgt;(Boston Transcript).andlt;/Iandgt; Several of his most beloved tales are represented in this collection of eight, including "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" and "Head and Shoulders," with their particularly O. Henryand#173;like twists; the poignant "Benediction" and "The Cut-Glass Bowl"; and "The Offshore Pirate," the octet's opening and most romantic story. It is a collection of masterful short works from an American literary icon that led andlt;Iandgt;The New York Times Book Reviewandlt;/Iandgt; to note that "[no one] can fail to recognize Mr. Fitzgerald's talent and genius." andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Bandgt;Pocket Books' Enriched Classics present the great works of world literature enhanced for the contemporary reader. Special features include critical perspectives, suggestions for further reading, and a unique visual essay composed of period photographs that help bring every word to life.andlt;/Bandgt;

About the Author

F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1896, attended Princeton University, and published his first novel, This Side of Paradise, in 1920. That same year he married Zelda Sayre and the couple divided their time among New York, Paris, and the Riviera, becoming a part of the American expatriate circle that included Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, and John Dos Passos. Fitzgerald was a major new literary voice, and his masterpieces include The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, and Tender Is the Night. He died of a heart attack in 1940 at the age of forty-four, while working on The Love of the Last Tycoon. For his sharp social insight and breathtaking lyricism, Fitzgerald is known as one of the most important American writers of the twentieth century.

Table of Contents

Contents

The Offshore Pirate

The Ice Palace

Head and Shoulders

The Cut-Glass Bowl

Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Benediction

Dalyrimple Goes Wrong

The Four Fists

Critical Excerpts

Suggestions for Further Reading

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743451512
Author:
Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
F. Scott Fitzgerald; jazz age; This Side of Paradise; Zelda Sayre; Zelda Fitzgerald; Fitzgerald; expatriate writers; Gertrude Stein; Ernest Hemingway; John Dos Passos; great american novel; Beautiful and Damned; The Great Gatsby; Tender Is the Night; The
Subject:
F. Scott Fitzgerald; jazz age; This Side of Paradise; Zelda Sayre; Zelda Fitzgerald; Fitzgerald; expatriate writers; Gertrude Stein; Ernest Hemingway; John Dos Passos; great american novel; Beautiful and Damned; The Great Gatsby; Tender Is the Night; The
Subject:
F. Scott Fitzgerald; jazz age; This Side of Paradise; Zelda Sayre; Zelda Fitzgerald; Fitzgerald; expatriate writers; Gertrude Stein; Ernest Hemingway; John Dos Passos; great american novel; Beautiful and Damned; The Great Gatsby; Tender Is the Night; The
Subject:
F. Scott Fitzgerald; jazz age; This Side of Paradise; Zelda Sayre; Zelda Fitzgerald; Fitzgerald; expatriate writers; Gertrude Stein; Ernest Hemingway; John Dos Passos; great american novel; Beautiful and Damned; The Great Gatsby; Tender Is the Night; The
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Series:
Enriched Classics
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 pg b/w insert
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 4.62 oz

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