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American Literature (1 March 2012) 84 (1): 119–149.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Christopher P. Wilson Wilson's essay examines The Great Gatsby 's depiction, displacement, and appropriation of the urban tabloid journalism of its day. By offering a direct look at the rhetorical forms and visual cues of the tabloids surrounding F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel—and in particular the...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 180–182.
Published: 01 March 2018
... (1922), F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby (1925), Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms (1929), and William Faulkner’s Sartoris (1929). James has the historical context of the war under firm but deft control, and she does an excellent job illuminating the novels by referring to the discourse...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 467–473.
Published: 01 June 2012
... includes analyses of the works of Woolf, Joyce, and Stein. American Icon: Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” in Critical and Cultural Context. By Robert Beuka. Rochester, NY: Camden House. 2011. x, 162 pp. $75.00. Beuka’s study invokes the cultural milieu of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, but...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 891–892.
Published: 01 December 2000
...- ist melancholy’’ in Chance, Lord Jim, The Good Soldier, and The Great Gatsby and finds that sentimentalism, usually considered antithetical to modernism, persists in the homoerotic performances of narrators like Nick Carraway...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 445–458.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Facsimile Edition of the Original Galley Proofs for ‘‘The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press. 2000. xv, 76 pp. $75.00. With these seventy-six...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 857–863.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Mention  859 Beyond Gatsby: How Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Writers of the 1920s Shaped American Culture. By Robert McParland. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. 2015. xli, 231 pp. Cloth, $38.00; e-book, $37.99. This volume explores how readers and critics responded to American novel- ists in...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Freedom, 662–64. Wilhite, Keith. “Contested Terrain: The Suburbs as Region,” 617–44. Wilson, Christopher P. “‘He Fell Just Short of Being News’: Gatsby’s Tabloid Shadows,” 119–49. Wong, Edlie. “Comparative Racialization, Immigration Law, and James Wil- liams’s Life and Adventures,” 797–826...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 885–888.
Published: 01 December 2017
... strangely indicative not of the novels themselves (consider An American Tragedy [1925], The Great Gatsby [1926], and Absalom, Absalom! [1936]) but only, and pointedly, of the pronounced GAN-ian desire for a pure—Euro-free! Papist-resistant!—distinctiveness. Great literature invariably bursts its...
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American Literature (1 September 2014) 86 (3): 637–644.
Published: 01 September 2014
... history, tracing the authors’ political philosophies through their fiction. In her introduction, Ebest claims that her book is “the first Irish American women’s literary history.” Gatsby: The Cultural History of the Great American Novel. By Bob Batchelor. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. 2014...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 633–641.
Published: 01 September 2015
... itself. F. Scott Fitzgerald at Work: The Making of “The Great Gatsby.” By Horst H. Kruse. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2014. xi, 154 pp. Cloth, $54.95; e-book, $54.95. Kruse contends that all four essays in this collection converge on his major claim “that the author’s flights of fancy...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 639–644.
Published: 01 September 2008
... influence of film on Fitzgerald’s writings, Kundu focuses on This Side of Paradise, The Great Gatsby, Tender Is the Night, The Last Tycoon, and The Beautiful and Damned. Kundu is interested in the ways various cine- matic techniques, such as the pan and the freeze-frame, are “visualized” in...
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American Literature (1 March 2002) 74 (1): 199–213.
Published: 01 March 2002
... novel focusing on Christian hymns, African American Spirituals, and the blues. It explores the impact of these spiritual and musical traditions on New York City as African Americans migrated to Harlem. Before Gatsby: The First Twenty-Six Stories/F. Scott Fitzgerald. Ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli, with...
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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 435–448.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... In Gatsby’s Shadow: The Story of Charles Macomb Flandrau. By Larry Haeg. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2004. xviii, 273 pp. $29.95. This biography presents the life of a writer who began his career alongside two literary giants from Minnesota, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sinclair Lewis. After the...
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American Literature (1 December 2018) 90 (4): 855–862.
Published: 01 December 2018
... relative. They are relational and, therefore, subject to change. By the time I got to high school, where The Scarlet Letter was our Great Gatsby , the puritan past was fixed in my memory. There seemed no different way to tell it. It didn’t move, and it didn’t move me. I was tired of them, these...
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American Literature (1 March 2010) 82 (1): 229–238.
Published: 01 March 2010
... pieces from 1971 to 2006, when he composed three biographies, edited three volumes of criticism, and published countless articles on the writers of The Great Gatsby and A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway’s Cuban Son: Reflections on the Writer by His Longtime Majordomo. By René Villarreal and Raúl...
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American Literature (1 June 2004) 76 (2): 413–421.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Brief Mention 417 Dos Passos and Fitzgerald. Each text is set against key moments in the evolu- tion of American film and fiction since the 1920s. Wyllie covers works such as Laughter in the Dark, ‘‘The Assistant Producer Lolita, The Great Gatsby, The Big Sleep, The Moviegoer, and American Psycho...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 193–196.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Book Reviews  207 Fitzgerald, ambivalent to the core, is Breitwieser’s most compelling example. There is perhaps no more glamorous or resonant instance of the American uptake of loss-as-desire than the ending of The Great Gatsby, with its melan- cholic invocation of the “fresh, green breast of...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... There is perhaps no more glamorous or resonant instance of the American uptake of loss-as-desire than the ending of The Great Gatsby, with its melan- cholic invocation of the “fresh, green breast of the new world” and of the “orgi- astic future that year by year recedes before us.” Breitwieser finds...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... There is perhaps no more glamorous or resonant instance of the American uptake of loss-as-desire than the ending of The Great Gatsby, with its melan- cholic invocation of the “fresh, green breast of the new world” and of the “orgi- astic future that year by year recedes before us.” Breitwieser finds...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 201–203.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Fitzgerald, ambivalent to the core, is Breitwieser’s most compelling example. There is perhaps no more glamorous or resonant instance of the American uptake of loss-as-desire than the ending of The Great Gatsby, with its melan- cholic invocation of the “fresh, green breast of the new world” and of the...