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Much has been written about F Scott Fitzgerald and about The Great Gatsby in particular. The list that follows includes some of the most important works.


Donaldson, Scott. Fool for Love. New York: Congdon & Weed, 1983

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

Mizener, Arthur. The Far Side of Paradise. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951.

Turnbull, Andrew. Scott Fitzgerald. New York: Scribner's, 1962.


Hoffman, Frederick J., ed. The Great Gatsby: A Study. New York: Scribner's, 1962.

_____. The Twenties. New York: Viking Press, 1955

Kazin, Alfred. F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Man and His Work, Cleveland: World, 1951.

Lockridge, Ernest H., ed. Twentieth Century Interpretations of The Great Gatsby, Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1968.

Miller, James E., Jr. The Fictional Technique of Scott Fitzgerald. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, 1957

_____. F. Scott Fitzgerald: His Art and His Technique. New York: New York University Press, 1964.

Mizener, Arthur F., ed. F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1963.

Perosa, Sergio. The Art of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1965.

Piper, Henry Dan. F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Critical Portrait. New York: Holt, 1965.

Trilling, Lionel. "F. Scott Fitzgerald" in The Liberal Imagination. Garden City: Doubleday, 1950.


Bewley, Marius. "Scott Fitzgerald's Criticism of America." Sewanee Review 62 (Spring, 1954), 223-46.

Bicknell, John W. "The Wasteland of F. Scott Fitzgerald." Virginia Quarterly Review, 30 (Autumn; 1954), 556-72.

Cowley, Malcolm, "Third Act and Epilogue." The New Yorker (June 30, 1945).

Dyson, A. E. "'The Great Gatsby': 36 Years After." Modern Fiction Studies, 7 (Spring, 1962), 162-67.

Fussell, Edwin. "Fitzgerald's Brave New World." English Literary History, 19 (December, 1952), 291-306.

Hanzo, Thomas A. "The Theme and the Narrator of The Great Gatsby." Modern Fiction Studies, 2 (Winter, 1956-57), 183-190.

Hemingway, Ernest. "Scott Fitzgerald" and "Hawks Do Not Share" in A Moveable Feast (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1964), 145-191.

Hindus, Milton. "The Eyes of Dr. T. J. Eckleburg." University Studies in English, 3 (Spring, 1957), 22-31.

Ornstein, Robert. "Scott Fitzgerald's Fable of East and West." College English, 18 (December, 1956), 139-43.

Schneider, Daniel J. "Color-Symbolism in The Great Gatsby." The University Review, 31 (1964), 13-18.

Scrimgeour, Gary J. "Against The Great Gatsby." Criticism, 8 (Winter, 1966), 75-86.

Stallman, Robert W. "Conrad and The Great Gatsby." Twentieth Century Literature 1 (April, 1955), 5-12.

Thale, Jerome. "The Narrator as Hero." Twentieth Century Literature, 3 (July, 1957), 69-73.


This Side of Paradise (novel), 1920

Flappers and Philosophers (short stories), 1920

The Beautiful and Damned (novel), 1921

Tales of the Jazz Age (stories), 1922

All the Sad Young Men (stories), 1926

Tender is the Night (novel), 1934

Taps at Reveille (stories), 1935

The Last Tycoon (unfinished novel), ed. Edmund Wilson, 1941

The Crack-Up (essays), ed. Edmund Wilson, 1945

The Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald. A Selection of 28 Stories, ed. Malcom Cowley, 1951

Afternoon of an Author (uncollected stories and essays), ed. Arthur Mizener, 1957

The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. Andrew Turnbull, 1963

Letters to His Daughter, ed. Andrew Turnbull, 1965

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