Wednesday, September 24, 2008

This Day in History

Fans of American literature are celebrating the 1896 birth of American author F. Scott Fitzgerald, best known for his novel The Great Gatsby. Writing during the 1920s -- a tumultuous time in American history -- Fitzgerald made a name for himself as the preeminent author of the Jazz Age. Stop by the Library to check out some resources on his life and works.

Works by Fitzgerald

The crack-up

PS 3511 .I9 C7 1993 Stacks

Dear Scott, dearest Zelda: The love letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

PS 3511 .I9 Z494 2002 Stacks

The Great Gatsby

PS 3511 .I9 G7 1991 Stacks

Tender is the night: A romance

PS 3511 .I9 T4 1934 Stacks

This side of paradise

PS 3511 .I9 T49 Stacks


Adaptations

The Great Gatsby (Film starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow)

PS 3511 .I9 G73 2003 DVD Media Tower & Monroe

Coming soon to the Library: The Great Gatsby on audiobook and in graphic novel format


Biography

F. Scott Fitzgerald: A literary life, by Andrew Hook (e-book)


Literary Criticism

Critical essays on F. Scott Fitzgerald's “The Great Gatsby”, by Scott Donaldson

PS 3511 .I9 G832 1984 Stacks

F. Scott Fitzgerald, by Harold Bloom

(“Bloom’s Major Novelists” series)

PS 3511 .I9 Z61374 2000 Stacks

F. Scott Fitzgerald: A study of the short fiction, by John Kuehl

PS 3511 .I9 Z6735 1991 Stacks

New essays on “The Great Gatsby”, by Matthew J. Bruccoli

PS 3511 .I9 G866 1985 Stacks

Readings on F. Scott Fitzgerald, by Katie De Koster

PS 3511 .I9 Z8 1998 Stacks & Monroe

Readings on “The Great Gatsby”, by Katie De Koster

PS 3511 .I9 G88 1998 Stacks & Monroe

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