F. Scott Fitzgerald (Bloom's BioCritiques)
- Publish Date: 2001-12-13
- Binding: Library Binding
- Author: Norma Jean Lutz;Harold Bloom
No American novelist was more enamored with the lifestyle of excess that saturated the culture of the 1920s than F. Scott Fitzgerald, and no writer has leveled a more devastating critique of it in his body of work. With an introduction by Harold Bloom and an extensive biography of Fitzgerald, this volume presents critical analyses of the writers work, including The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night, and This Side of Paradise.
Blooms BioCritiques is edited by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University; Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Professor of English, New York University Graduate School; the preeminent literary critic of our time. This series presents lengthy and engaging biographies that explore the lives of the worlds greatest writers. Each book also includes an original critical analysis detailing the important themes, symbols, and ideas that appear in the writers body of work, as well as additional essays that represent some of the best criticism available on the writer and his or her work. These volumes are the perfect introduction to critical study of the important authors currently read and discussed in high schools, colleges, and graduate schools.