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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.

Fitzgerald's Books Published during His Lifetime

This Side of Paradise, 1920.
Flappers and Philosophers, 1920.
The Beautiful and the Damned, 1922.
Tales of the Jazz Age, 1922.
The Vegetable, 1923.
The Great Gatsby, 1925.
All the Sad Young Men, 1926.
Tender is the Night, 1934.
Taps at Reveille, 1935.

Fitzgerald's only publisher during his lifetime was Charles Scribner's Sons.

Posthumously Published

The Love of the Last Tycoon: A Western. New York: Scribner, 1941. (Originally published under editor Edmund Wilson's title, The Last Tycoon.)

The Crack-Up. Ed. Edmund Wilson. New York: New Directions, 1945.

Other Works about Fitzgerald and the Jazz Age

Bruccoli, Matthew J. Some Epic Sort of Grandeur: The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald. rev. ed. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2002.

Cowley, Malcolm. Exile's Return: A Literary Odyssey of the 1920s. New York: Norton, 1934. Rev. ed. New York: Viking, 1951.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Ed. Andrew Turnbull. New York: Scribner, 1971.

—.The Notebooks of F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich/Bruccoli Clark, 1978.

Graham, Sheilah. College of One. New York: Viking, 1967.

Milford, Nancy. Zelda. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.

Ring, Frances Kroll. Against the Current: As I Remember F. Scott Fitzgerald. San Francisco: Ellis/Creative Arts, 1985.


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