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Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... Chapter 5 In the Tutu or out the Window Zelda Fitzgerald and the Possibility of Escape On the cocktail tray, mountains of things represented something else, canapes like goldfish, and caviar in balls, butter bearing faces and frosted glasses sweat• ing with the burden of...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...STORIES FOR THE SLICKS F. Scott Fitzgerald, Flappers and Phi los o phers, 1920 In Bernice Bobs Her Hair, a story from his first collection, the Princeton- educated chronicler of smart- set misadventures declared with characteristic knowingness that youth in this jazz- nourished generation is...
Published: 15 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397571-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9757-1
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-075
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
... Globalization. Each New Year s Day, I read The Great Gatsby. (This is an annual ritual, albeit of fairly recent vintage.) I m aware that F. Scott Fitzgerald had seri- ously considered other titles: Trimalchio in West Egg, Among Ash- Heaps and Millionaires, The High- Bouncing Lover, On the Road to West Egg. The...
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By Simone Weil Davis
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... 142,182-184; Down Below, 176; The Inn ofthe Dawn Horse, 183; madness Dali, Salvador, 174 and, 144, 175, 176; Max Ernst and, 175; Day, William L., 37, 187 Zelda Fitzgerald and, 19, 175-176 Debs, Eugene v., 74-75 Casseres, Aminta, 87,93,102 Deleuze, Gilles, 170-171 Cather, Willa...
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By Simone Weil Davis
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
..., 1995),75· 35 Along with John Barrymore and Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr., Fitzgerald had to select the "loveliest debutante, sportswoman, wife, co-ed, mother, woman in the arts, woman in the professions, subdeb, bride, grandmother, and business girl" (News• letter, 31 March 1929, JWT...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... oElight. -Zelda Fitzgerald, "The Original Follies Girl" Often enough, a beautiful woman poses next to the product in an ad. Her job there is to represent and augment the commodity's appeal. She represents, too, the potential consumer's fixing or hiding-through purchase-of his or her inherent...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
..., I920. This Advertising Business. New York: Scribner's, I928. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. "The Over-Soul." In Selected Essays, edited by Larzer Ziff. New York: Penguin, I982. Fitzgerald, F. Scott. Tender is the Night. I933. Reprint, New York: Collier, I986. The Stories ofF. Scott...
Published: 13 December 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0204-8
..., Hannah Baader, Ian Balfour, Misty Bastian, Gaëlle Beaujean- Baltzer, David Bindman, Yaëlle Biro, Yve- Alain Bois, Emily Braun, Richard Brettell, Benjamin Buchloh, Ste- phen Campbell, Janie C. Cohen, Lauren Collignon, James Cuno, Laura A. diZerega, Michael Duffy, Gail Feigenbaum, Michael Fitzgerald...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-035
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... Black musicians, got recruited into a white band led by a Paul Whiteman stand-in during the mid-1920s. Right up front, the novel s narra- tor (one of those sometimes tough, sometimes winking ones in the vein of Nick Carraway in F. Scott Fitzgerald s Great Gatsby) told readers: It is the story of a...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-052
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... contemporaries who play as if at chess. And when he romanticized a player, it was more likely to be Big Sid Catlett, Armstrong s favorite drummer in the postwar All- Star years, than Ella Fitzgerald or Gunther Schuller, whose erudition he mistrusted. Ignoring the schism bebop represented, Balliett s jazz was...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-064
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
..., Wolfe told an interviewer that he regarded pop as one of the great curses of my literary life. Pop is a word you cannot win with. There s no other meaning for it other than trivial. He was not averse to the term rock and roll, though he wrote about it as F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote about the jazz age...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-068
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...- ing Ella Fitzgerald win amateur night at the Apollo. Garland received some classical music training and grew up with a jukebox in the living room, a soul- ful thing in itself, with rec ords like After Hours by Avery Parrish with Er- skine Hawkins s band, a lot of Dinah Washington, Nat Cole...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
... business. Considering fiction by Sinclair 2 Living Up to the Ads Lewis, Bruce Barton, Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Nella Larsen, along with advertisements and other data emerging from the advertising industry (such as memoirs, manuals, meeting minutes, and newsletters), this book de...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 13 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007197-085
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0719-7
...; criticism as, 72 76; goal of, 174 75; writing, 40, 176. See also specific books Finding the Center (Naipaul), 201 Fish, Stanley, 122 25, 222n16 Fitzgerald, F. Scott, 170 71 Flaubert, Gustave, 150 Floating Chinaman, A (Hsu), 106 footnotes, 99, 105, 127 form: hybrid, 26 27; length of, 88; Salter on, 71...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... Schomburg. Message: Uncle Tom and Sambo have passed on. A publication predating Louis Armstrong s and Duke Ellington s rec- ognition could not have engaged jazz comprehensively, but Locke s take on jazziness differed from F. Scott Fitzgerald s. For him, the spirituals cultivated by white collectors like...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... for cultivated art. Ferber, who came at 1920s commod- ity culture with skepticism we associate with F. Scott Fitzgerald s The Great Gatsby, romanticized Black primitivism as a power supply for white women navigating stormy modernity. What Curtis Burlin called a current of musical inspiration became...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
.... Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner (who heard Handy play the state s college town, Oxford), and Flannery O Connor incorporated his songs into their fiction; Florence Dore described the effect, particularly impor tant to white southern modernism, in Novel Sounds. Gersh win, Whiteman, and the Castles...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-063
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... word you cannot win with. There s no other meaning for it other than trivial. He was not averse to the term rock and roll, though he wrote about it as F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote about the jazz age: now high styles come from low places. His new journalism defining articles related nothing about...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012689-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1268-9